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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 6: Stephanie Strasburg, award-winning photojournalist

Stephanie Strasburg documents the human condition in Postindustrial America from behind the lens.

She is a staff photographer and filmmaker with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, in Pennsylvania. Her recent work includes an investigation on child sexual abuse in the Amish and Mennonite communities, for which she and her fellow reporters were named finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in local reporting and nominated for a Mid-Atlantic Emmy. She is also part of the Post-Gazette team that received the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news reporting for coverage of the Tree of Life synagogue massacre.

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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