“How mobile journalists tell big stories with small cameras”
The MOJO Workshop showcases the latest tech, tools, apps and techniques for field reporting with mobile gear. From breaking news reporting to filming mobile documentary in Ukraine, this perennial session always features fresh case studies and best practices of mobile journalism reports and documentaries from around the globe. Literally “from Smartphone to the Silver Screen.”
This mobile journalism workshop will also screen the Best of Mobile Journalism from the recent Mobile Journalism Awards competition.
Join us to explore some of the most pressing topics in the modern world of news reporting with smartphones.
- FORMAT: Interactive multimedia presentation
- LENGTH: 45 to 90 minutes per prior arrangement with the host.
NAB Show – Las Vegas
The Mojo Workshops is part of the NABshow on Monday April 17, at 4 p.m
The workshop is hosted by the Broadcaster Educator’s Association.
International Journalism Festival – Perugia, Italy
This workshop will be included in the 2023 Festival in Perugia, Italy.
Robb also leads two sunrise film walks every year at the Festival, where journalists can practice the learning with a field exercise.
Global Investigative Journalism Conference
Join me in Gothenburg, Sweden on Sept 22, 2023 for a Mobile Journalism Masterclass.
Open Government and Civil Society: Freedom of the Press in Singapore on August 17th
As part of the U.S. Speaker Program – the U.S. Embassy Singapore and Singapore University of Social Sciences are hosting an in-person mobile journalism workshop on August 17, 2023. The workshop is part of the U.S. State Department’s U.S. Speaker Program.
Robb Montgomery is an American Mobile Journalism expert, filmmaker and author based in Berlin.
Montgomery has led training programs in mobile video reporting and documentary filmmaking in more than 34 countries, most recently in Odessa, Ukraine.
His documentary films have been awarded top prizes at global film festivals and his certificate courses at the Smart Film School are used by journalism schools and media organizations worldwide.
Montgomery is a former editor for the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times.
Montgomery trains journalists for Reuters, WAN-IFRA, IREX, InterNews, United Nations, U.S. State Department, Journalism Co UK, Mediacorp, SRMG, Radio Free Europe, Journalism Co UK, Middle East Broadcast Network, GIJN, International Journalism Festival, NABSHOW, and many public broadcasters.
He developed the first mobile journalism training program for Radio Free Europe TV in 2011.
As a visiting professor he has led courses in visual journalism at Northwestern University, Stockholm University, University of London, FH Wien, Singapore University, Danish School of Journalism, and Ohio University.
Montgomery holds a b.a. in Journalism (1990 – Eastern Illinois University)
This popular session has been shared with U.S. Speaker Program audiences worldwide and in university lecture halls and theaters. Here the presentation is shown on a 90-foot wide LED Wall at the AUC Campus at Tahrir Square in Cairo.
U.S. Speaker Program
Robb Montgomery presents the Mojo workshop to audiences worldwide as part of the U.S. Speaker Program.
U.S. Embassy Singapore recently organized a Mojo Workshop event and included a special screening event of the MOJO Awards at Google Asia Pacific HQ.
Robb has delivered Mobile Journalism workshops for journalism associations in Austria, Jamaica and Spain as part of the U.S Speaker Program, operated by the U.S. State Department.