Robb Montgomery

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The Newsroom in Your Pocket

The Newsroom in Your Pocket

This, just in. A review of my favorite Presentation: “Your Smartphone is Your Newsroom,” given in Singapore for WAN-IFRA Digital Media Asia 2014. It is the latest version of a talk I have been giving since 2010. All fresh examples! http://blog.wan-ifra.org/2014/11/18/the-newsroom-in-your-pocket “Your Smartphone is Your Newsroom” is a popular presentation by mobile and video journalism […]

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How I got smooth motion video for the Berlin Wall multimedia package with my iPad mini.

How I got smooth motion video for the Berlin Wall multimedia package with my iPad mini.

Limited time offer: Coupon codes for our new video courses! Make Great videos with iPhone and iPad$10 off coupon Make Smartphone Video Like a Pro$10 off coupon Here I am filming my longform multimedia report from the Berlin Wall 25th anniversary celebration featuring a woman who escaped the STASI just days before the wall fell. Filmed […]

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Storymap is an awesome and easy tool to make multimedia packages

Storymap is an awesome and easy tool to make multimedia packages

Radio free Europe made this brilliant interactive map of Moscow’s coercive diplomacy using the open source tool: storymap.  StoryMap is a free and easy-to-use tool that journalists can use now to create exclusive, Web-native multimedia story experiences. I am very excited about that.  As a professor at the International Academy of Journalism, the 11 fellows […]

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A Field Guide For Mobile Journalism an interactive book for mobile storytellers

A Field Guide For Mobile Journalism  an interactive book for mobile storytellers

A Field Guide For Mobile Journalism:Volume 1 – Producing photographic stories with smartphones and mobile devices A Field Guide for Mobile Journalism By Robb Montgomery Published by Visual Editors, ©2014 Buy it now 14,903 words 120 pages 183 illustrations Who’s is this book for? This interactive book is for mobile storytellers, journalists, NGOs, communications officers, teachers, […]

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Mobile journalism training workshop at Digital Journalism Days, Warsaw

Mobile journalism training workshop at Digital Journalism Days, Warsaw

Robb Montgomery will be leading mobile video storytelling workshops and presenting keynotes at: International Festival of Journalism  April 15-19, Perugia Video reporting with iPhone and iPad One-day course: Discover how to transform your smartphone into a pro video camera. 30 April 2015, London Multimedia reporting with iPhone and iPad One-day course: A masterclass in creating interactive visual […]

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11 smart habits to improve your digital storytelling

11 smart habits to improve your digital storytelling

11 Smart habits to improve your digital storytelling Know your audience Write for structure Master more than one story form Develop basic coding skills Create powerful visual narratives Use data to tell stories Use design methods for story coverage and package planning Adopt and master emerging story forms Consistently provide excellent metadata and social media engagement Embrace […]

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