Author of "Kissed by the Taliban" (Available in spring 2018. Finally!) All I need is one good eye. Floyd Gibbons is my role model.

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Carmen Gentile has worked for some of the world’s leading outlets including CNN, The New York Times, TIME, Newsweek, USA Today and many others.

He has covered both the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, embedding with soldiers on the front line.

In September 2010, Carmen was injured while reporting ...

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May 26, 2017

Do me another favor and take one minute to lend your support to a worthy candidate. Local politics is the... 

May 26, 2017

A beauty of a wave in El Salvador. I miss riding those. Eros Hoagland let's link up and ride those again. 

May 25, 2017

Detained Photojournalist Starts Hunger Strike in Turkish Prison 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I worked for a small local paper in the Pittsburgh suburbs. My first assignment was to cover every area high school graduation.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I'm almost 40. I miss that sound.

How is social media changing news?

For better and worse.