Robb Montgomery

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#MOJO: A school built completely around mobile journalism

#MOJO: A school built completely around mobile journalism

This student newsroom and media lab serves six journalism schools in Georgia. What would happen if you built your student newsroom completely around #MOJO mobile journalism? That was the question I asked in 2010 when I was brought in to design a new media lab for IREX. In 2017, we now know the answer. I […]

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10 years of mobile journalism – an essay by Robb Montgomery

10 years of mobile journalism – an essay by Robb Montgomery

The presenters at the first #MOJOCON have been asked to contribute and an original essay for the the RTE International Mobile Journalism Conference, taking place March 27-28, in Dublin.  Here’s mine . . . 10 years of mobile journalism In 2006, I pitched a crazy idea to the director of the World Editors Forum. I […]

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Recent design projects

Recent design projects

Digital media projects demand expertise and agile approaches to integrate new technologies, training programs, workflows, and design to create winning solutions.  Three recent projects illustrate that our experience in integrating these disciplines  leads to great results.   Radio Free EuropeMultimedia for Reporters   Radio Free Europe is providing reporters in the field with smartphone kits […]

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Mobile Journalism Media Lab – for schools

mobile journalism newsroom studio

Mobile Journalism Media Lab: It took one year to build this state-of-the-art mobile-driven multimedia center for journalism students in Tbilisi, Georgia. And it was worth the wait. Students working and studying in this new facility will produce reports and news packages for print, online and broadcast. So what exactly makes this place so special? This […]

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Designing a mobile-first newsroom in Tbilisi, Georgia

Designing a mobile-first newsroom in Tbilisi, Georgia

Welcome to the world’s first mobile-first newsroom. Built for the mobile generation, IREX’s Mobile Multimedia Education Center in Tbilisi is a multipurpose, multimedia journalism studio and learning space that embraces mobile media and innovation in journalism. The S.M.A.R.T Media lab project in Tbilisi, Georgia was designed from the ground up to embrace the mobile lifestyle […]

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