🎬 Documentary filmmaker
✈️ Textbook Author
🎤 Mobile Journalism trainer
Robb Montgomery is a mobile journalism educator and the author of two textbooks: “Smartphone Video Storytelling and “Videos mit dem Smartphone”.
He teaches mobile journalism seminars at the EFJ school of journalism in Paris, American University in Cairo, Ohio University, and the Danish School of Journalism.
Montgomery is the chair for the Mobile Journalism Awards and the founder of the Smart Film School. He developed the mobile journalism training program for Radio Free Europe in 2011 and has trained more than 20,000 storytellers in mobile video methods.
His clients include Reuters, DW, United Nations, CNN, Radio Free Europe, TVN, Russ Media, APA, TVP, VRT, France24, Al Jazeera, Mediacorp, Channel News Asia, SPH, IREX, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Caritas, and The New York Times.
He holds a b.a. in Journalism (1990 – Eastern Illinois University) and worked as a visual editor at the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times between 1993 and 2005.