Robb Montgomery

Mobile Video Journalism - Training, Gear, & Courses

iPhone filmmaker: 80 days around the world with a mobile journalist

To know me is to to travel with me. When I make my way around the globe for work and holidays, I document the adventures with my smartphone and challenge myself to edit and post a fresh story every day. My recently-expired US passport has 80 pages (Extra pages for visa were added the first […]

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Reuters Institute – University of Oxford white paper on mobile journalism #MOJO

Reuters Institute – University of Oxford white paper on mobile journalism #MOJO

Closer to the Story? Accessibility and mobile journalismReuters Institute – University of Oxford have released this white paper on mobile journalism by Finnish journalist fellow, Panu Karhunen. Can journalists get closer to the story and subject by utilizing mobile journalism? Karhunen interviewed 11 mobile journalists. They said they were able to film stories that would […]

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#MOJO: Make a low-cost video studio for Facebook Live, YouTube and Periscope

#MOJO: Make a low-cost video studio for Facebook Live, YouTube and Periscope

This multi-camera live studio can transmit 1080p HD video to Facebook, YouTube or Periscope and runs entirely on batteries. Facebook live Periscope livestream FacFacebookGear Test: Make a Live TV Video Studio with Three iPhones and an iPad https://t.co/p8XbWopebG — #MoJo (@robbmontgomery) May 2, 2017 SMART FILM SCHOOL: At the heart of the system is an […]

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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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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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