“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. 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 provide you the opportunity to learn from and interact with an experienced U.S. visual journalism professional and 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.
Robb Montgomery is an American mobile journalism expert based in Berlin. He is the author of Smartphone Video Storytelling and Mobile Journalism textbooks and the chair of the Mobile Journalism Awards competition.
His documentary films have been awarded at global film festivals and he trains journalists for CNN, Reuters, MBN. WAN-IFRA, The New York Times, Journalism Co UK, Mediacorp, SPH, Radio Free Europe, Hindustan Times, Channel News Asia, and InterNews.
His certificate courses (hosted by 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.
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.
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.
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.