Robb Montgomery

Mobile Video Journalism - Training, Gear, & Courses

United Nations – Digital Storytelling for the Mobile Generation – Certificate course

United Nations

After earning a certificate in Mobile Journalism and Digital Storytelling, a United Nations public information officer posted the following. This was a fantastic course. I discovered that with the right technique and gear one can make high quality, low budget short films complete with soundtrack and text using a simple free app. Thanks @robbmontgomery for […]

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The Medill freshman class I taught mobile journalism back in 2007

The Medill freshman class I taught mobile journalism back in 2007

I first used an iPhone to teach mobile journalism at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University at a workshop on Nov. 27, 2007. I also taught them social media and simple data visualization techniques in the same workshop. The first thing I did I was to poll the freshman class about social media […]

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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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#MOJO: This is what Mobile Journalism looks like today

#MOJO: This is what Mobile Journalism looks like today

Mobile Journalism has come a long way in 30 years Smartphones today are more powerful, their cameras ever sharper, and the apps for filming, editing and transmitting visual reports are allowing journalists to produce professional results from the field in near real-time. A VRT broadcast reporter getting hands-on #MOJO training in the streets of Brussels. […]

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