Mobile Journalism
Certificate Course

How to shoot and edit compelling video stories with a smartphone

This six-week course will guide you step-by-step through the video reporting and editing methods for mobile journalism.
All you need is a smartphone, a few apps, and this course.

Time to complete: 6 weeks
Projects: Make 10 videos
Format: Self-paced, on-demand
Equipment: Smartphone
Certificate: Issued upon completion

Enrollment for this course is exclusively offered via the Journalism Co UK training site

Smart Film School

This course is taught by Robb Montgomery

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).

He is @VideoJournalist on Twitter.