Robb Montgomery

Mobile Video Journalism - Training, Gear, & Courses

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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Make 10 types of social video at this London workshop

Make 10 types of social video at this London workshop

Join me in London on September 28 in this one day crash course on making social video. More details. Workshop: Producing Social Video Sponsored by Journalism.co.uk Learn how to quickly produce broadcast quality social video content that connects with mobile and social audiences. Transform your iPhone into a pro video camera and edit suite in this […]

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LONDON: Video and multimedia workshops for mobile journalism and content marketing

LONDON: Video and multimedia workshops for mobile journalism and content marketing

London April 30 and May 1, 2015 Two day workshop in creating visual and video story content with iPhone and iPad.   For reporters and content marketing professionals. Master mobile video and smartphone multimedia story production. Video reporting with iPhone and iPad One-day course: Discover how to transform your smartphone into a pro video camera:Click for Details Multimedia reporting […]

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2015 will be the year of the mobile field reporter

2015 will be the year of the mobile field reporter

  The mobile reporting and smartphone filmmaking revolution is going to get a lot more interesting in the new year. Here is what is on the 2015 calendar so far. In January, the good people at ICFJ and IJNET will be offering my new 10-lesson Quick Start Video Course in mobile video journalism.  They will offer a new, […]

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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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Recent design projects

Recent design projects

Digital media projects demand expertise and agile approaches to integrate new technologies, training programs, workflows, and design to create winning solutions.  Three recent projects illustrate that our experience in integrating these disciplines  leads to great results.   Radio Free EuropeMultimedia for Reporters   Radio Free Europe is providing reporters in the field with smartphone kits […]

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Data journalism, social media 
and writing for the Web

Data journalism, social media 
and writing for the Web

This three day course is designed to introduce journalists to writing for structure, managing data and spreadsheets, understanding data visualizations, creating online surveys for interviews, and learning new ways to present data-driven information. Interactive stories Learn how to quickly build high quality, interactive multimedia stories. How to make multimedia timelines from spreadsheets Techniques for building […]

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Designing a mobile-first newsroom in Tbilisi, Georgia

Designing a mobile-first newsroom in Tbilisi, Georgia

Welcome to the world’s first mobile-first newsroom. Built for the mobile generation, IREX’s Mobile Multimedia Education Center in Tbilisi is a multipurpose, multimedia journalism studio and learning space that embraces mobile media and innovation in journalism. The S.M.A.R.T Media lab project in Tbilisi, Georgia was designed from the ground up to embrace the mobile lifestyle […]

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