Robb Montgomery

Mobile Video Journalism - Training, Gear, & Courses

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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Mobile Journalism and Innovation Methods – #MOJO #Filmwalk #IJF17

Mobile Journalism and Innovation Methods – #MOJO #Filmwalk #IJF17

@VideoJournalist speaks about innovation and video formats for mobile and social journalism at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia. Innovation Methods and Mobile Journalism A 360° view of social video stories & design thinking methods.  Combining the language and literacy of video storytelling with design thinking forms a powerful currency that can transform your newsroom, your […]

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10 ways you should be making social video with your phone

10 ways you should be making social video with your phone

  A video story for a mobile user consuming video content on Facebook has to be produced and edited very differently than for a broadcast news package to be viewed on television. In my research and practice as a video consultant on new story forms for news, I am constantly researching and testing the latest […]

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Best lapel mic for iPhone? Sennheiser ClipMic Digital – mic check

Best lapel mic for iPhone? Sennheiser ClipMic Digital – mic check

Mic test of the Sennheiser ClipMic Digital.  This is a new pro lapel mic that let’s you record film and broadcast audio quality with an iPhone or iPad. It cost $199 and you can order it here: http://j.mp/clipmic Download the Apogee Maestro app and set the mic gain between 20 and 25 DB.  10 Steps […]

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Trends in Mobile-first Storytelling @journalismfest #IJF15 in Perugia, Italy

Trends in Mobile-first Storytelling @journalismfest #IJF15 in Perugia, Italy

Trends in Mobile-first storytelling: International Journalism Festival. Read on Storfiy: http://sfy.co/a0VNS [View the story “Trends in Mobile-first storytelling. International Journalism Festival in Perguia #IJF15 @journalismfest” on Storify] Navigate the @journalismfest Universe, with this Twitter data viz. h/t @mirkolorenz http://www.misurarelacomunicazione.it/2015/04/20/ijf15-mappa-interattiva-delle-mention-degli-hashtag/

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