Robb Montgomery

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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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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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How do we make stories that mobile users will love?

How do we make stories that mobile users will love?

“How do we make stories that mobile users will love?” is a great question to ask these days as the intersection of mobile+social+video continues to grow stronger and more profound.This topic creates a number of exciting possibilities and opportunities for mobile storytellers and story builders. This topic is something that I have been researching and presenting on […]

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Mobile Journalism workshop – International Journalism Festival

Mobile Journalism workshop –  International Journalism Festival

In April I will be at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy presenting “Your Smartphone is Your Newsroom”  and producing two workshops on mobile video and multimedia reporting.April 15-19, 2015 Keynote: “Your Smartphone is Your Newsroom” The shift to mobile-first journalism is challenging both the way journalists produce and present interactive news for mobile audiences.  Montgomery will show […]

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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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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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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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