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Carmen Gentile is the creator and host of the Postindustrial Podcast, featuring conversations with newsmakers throughout the Rust Belt and Appalachia. His book, "Blindsided by the Taliban," documents his life as a war reporter and the aftermath of his brush with death after being shot with a rocket-propelled grenade while embedded with U.S. Army forces in Afghanistan. He is a founder and editor-at-large of Postindustrial Media.

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The Postindustrial Podcast, Season 2, Episode 2: Eric Eyre, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

West Virginia is known for its natural beauty, natural resources, and also, struggles. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Eric Eyre uncovered the story of companies flooding small towns in his state with prescription pain pills. He’s concerned about those struggling with addiction amid COVID-19, what the government is doing, and how people might embrace a new way to rebuild the economy in a state known for its natural beauty.

Carmen Gentile

Carmen Gentile has worked for The New York Times and CBS News, among others. His book, “Blindsided by the Taliban,” documents his life as a war reporter and the aftermath of his brush with death after being shot with a rocket-propelled grenade while embedded with U.S. Army forces in Afghanistan. He is a founder and editor-at-large of Postindustrial Media.

Season 4, Episode 1: John Fetterman

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman’s political career began as mayor of Braddock just outside of Pittsburgh and now he’s considering a run for the U.S. Senate. Hear him talk legal weed, jobs, and more in this bonus epsiode of the Postindustrial Podcast.  

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Season 3, Episode 6: Lt. Col. David Eastburn

What’s it like serving in federal government at a time of great change in the U.S.? In this episode, hear from Lt. Col. David Eastburn, director of marketing and outreach for the U.S. Army, located in New York City. He helps to develop public support for the ...

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The Postindustrial Podcast, Season 3, Episode 5: Kim Palmiero, journalist

Why is media literacy so important? With more information at our disposal, shouldn’t we be a more informed society? (that’s a trick question). Kim Palmiero, CEO & editor-in-chief of Postindustrial, talks to host Carmen Gentile, founder of the company about media literacy. They both spent time at media ...

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