Robb Montgomery

Mobile Journalism - Video Training Courses

A guide to video storytelling for education

A guide to video storytelling for education

Journalism students and professors at the University of Notre Dame, the EFJ School of New Journalism in France, FH Journalism Studies in Vienna, Stockholm University of Media Studies, Ithaca College (New York), and the Danish School of Media and Journalism use these course packs in their diploma studies and certificate courses. These self-directed lessons are designed […]

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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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What are the right ingredients for online video?

What are the right ingredients for online video?

What are the right ingredients for online video? Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg recently told Axel Springer CEO Mathias Döpfner that “Video is a megatrend.” That bombshell revelation signals that publishers have to become much more video-savvy and focused on the behaviors and trends for engaging with mobile video consumers. From silent and square video formats […]

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Vertical presentation of news for mobile users – The New York Times: “Greenland is Melting Away”

Vertical presentation of news for mobile users – The New York Times: “Greenland is Melting Away”

Watch this @nytimes #Greenland melting piece for great example of vertical storytelling for mobile users. pic.twitter.com/hZekuU1zJg — Robb Montgomery (@robbmontgomery) October 27, 2015 If you want to see the future of presenting news content to the mobile-first generation, then open this story on your mobile device.“Greenland is Melting Away”  VR headsets might someday take off, […]

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European TV stations convert 100 percent to iPhone for video reporting

European TV stations convert 100 percent to iPhone for video reporting

The Mobile Newsroom European broadcaster fully embraces mobile-based reporting. All reporters now use iPhone for TV newsgathering. This summer a chain of TV stations in Europe converted to smartphones and all of their reporters are producing all of their field reports with low-cost mobile gear. Here is a rough translation from articles that appeared in […]

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