Get personalized instruction combined with a deep dive into certificate training for Mobile Journalism and dynamic visual storytelling.
Alumni of this 1-1 training program include executive producers at CNN, the BBC, Reuters, The New York Times, Conde Nast, journalism professors, hyperlocal journalists, NGO Comms teams, and international broadcast correspondents.
Personal coaching combined with project-led certificate level courses
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Social news videos
TV news packages
Short documentaries Interviews
Time to complete: Reserve four hours per week to complete the weekly assignments.
Projects: You will make several video story projects to build a portfolio of skills
Terms: You will have access to instructor for three coaching sessions and to the online tutorials for one year.
Format: This instructor-led course is project-based and features active learning, live sessions and instructor feedback.
Support: Live discussions (Zoom meetups) with the instructor are paced throughout to track your progress.
The instructor will work with you to design a customized lesson plan builds a portfolio of skills. Candidates for this training offer are typically recipients of grants that support continuing education and professional development.
This in-depth, project-led training develops valuable video skills. Click on any course card above to inspect the syllabus, tutorial modules, and project assignments.
Top media organizations use these instructor-led courses to train their entire editorial teams in the latest mobile workflows.
Equipment needs: Smartphone.
This is an instructor-led certificate course led by Robb Montgomery, author of Mobile Journalism (2020) and Smartphone Video Storytelling (2018).
MOJO case studies, camera setups and shots.
Make Project 1
and Project 2
Simple video editing and text over video.
Make Project 3
and Project 4
Interviewing for video, edit sound bites.
Make Project 5
and Project 6
Live reporting and piece-to-camera.
Make Project 7
Script-writing, recording narration.
Make Project 8
and Project 9
Storyboarding and documentary film preparation.
Shoot and edit your FINAL PROJECT
What students say they like about this course:
+ Valuable information
+ Clear explanations
+ Engaging delivery
+ Helpful practice activities
+ Knowledgeable instructor
"This course is packed with rich content and information on how to create videos. Each lecture provided instructional materials and tools to help you make video production easy. This is a course not to be missed."
— Jane Lee ★★★★★
"Wow! Great content! One of the best courses I have taken!"
— Danny Sparks ★★★★★
"Robb's teaching style is very engaging and he does a great job of presenting the material in an easy-to-learn manner."
— Daniel Clifton ★★★★★
"Once I started the course, I could not quit until I had completed it. Each segment was interesting, informative, creatively presented and edited with precision. I loved the course and learned a lot from it."
— Randy Hendricks ★★★★★
“The Instructor's knowledge and experience are top notch and his training programs are presented in a clear, concise way.”
— Janet Vasil ★★★★★
“Excellent detail in the examples. Like the fact that he gives real equipment names for use with the iPhone, so you don't have to try to search google or amazon to find something that might or might not work.”
— Eddie Mikell ★★★★★