He teaches mobile journalism at journalism schools worldwide and is the author of Smartphone Video Storytelling (Routledge – New York & London). Montgomery is also an award-winning documentary filmmaker and former newspaper editor (Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune).
He teaches the certificate course in Digital Storytelling for the public information officers of the United Nations and trains mobile journalism methods to reporters from CNN, The New York Times, Reuters, Channel News Asia, Belgian Public Television, Russ Media, Radio Free Europe, TVN, TVP, VRT, MTV3, France24, IREX, International Red Cross, and Singapore Press Holdings.
In 2011 he developed the mobile journalism training program for Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty and has trained more than 20,000 storytellers in mobile video methods.
He holds a b.a. in Journalism (1990 - Eastern Illinois University).