Shoot, Script, Edit, and Share multimedia reports with your smartphone.

Make 10 video story projects in this six-week MOJO masterclass.

  • Breaking news
  • Social videos
  • Live shows
  • TV news
  • Short documentaries
  • Interviews
  • Reporter stand-ups

This 5-star rated instructor-led online course also includes access to more than 100 step-by-step video tutorials that will guide you to produce broadcast quality reports.


This six-week mobile certificate course will guide you to produce 10 types of multimedia stories.

Use your smartphone to produce:

– Breaking news

– Social videos

– Live shows

– TV news packages

– Short documentaries

– Interviews

– Reporter stand-ups

Time to complete: Reserve four hours per week to complete the weekly assignments.

Projects: You will make 10 video story projects to build a portfolio of skills

Terms: You will have access to instructor over the six weeks and to the online tutorials for one year. 

Format: Small class group led by the instructor.

This interactive online course is project-based and features active learning, feedback sessions and with on-demand tutorials.

For more information about the weekly schedule and 100 tutorial syllabus, click here.

Support: Four live video group discussions (Zoom meetups) with the instructor are paced throughout to track your progress. 

A private online forum is reserved exclusively for students and alumni of this course to further share and support you on your MOJO journey.

Equipment needs: Smartphone. 

Certificate: Issued upon completion.

Class size: 15 persons

Who is this class for?

Since 2014, this course has been used by students and faculty at major journalism schools in Europe and the USA. The course is refreshed every semester to keep pace with the latest apps, gear and techniques.

It is designed to help busy professionals quickly master video storytelling fundamentals: From  making social videos to TV news reports.

The instructor has used this course to train reporters at The New York Times, Reuters, 24SATA, AP, Mediacorp, Channel News Asia, France24, BILD, The Straits-Times, Singapore Press Holdings, TVN24, VRT Belgium, and CNN.

BONUS ‘Mobile journalism masterclass’ also includes a quick course on using FiLMiC Pro and LumaFusion apps. 

Course Access: While the course is organised into segments over six weeks, trainees can take the course at their own pace and will have access to the course for 365 days from 25 January 2021

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Report in video with your smartphone
  • Conduct professional video interviews
  • Edit video with a smartphone
  • Present stories for mobile audiences
  • Produce social videos 
  • Write a great script and record voice-over narration
  • Report character-led stories
  • Produce piece-to-camera segments
  • Produce a video from photos and a script
  • Use the best apps for video production
  • Storyboard a short video report
  • Organise visual elements into a video story

When trainees complete the online course they will receive a certificate attesting to their skills.

What you will need

People don’t need to have the latest phone or any accessories in order to take this course. This course focuses on how to use whatever mobile device you may have to do high quality reporting and storytelling. We focus on using free or low-cost apps that do not require monthly subscriptions.

This course also requires a level of self-direction.