Mobile Journalism Guide: How To Get Your Mojo Workin’

Mojo Workin’ is a GIJN column about creating stories using mobile devices.

Our expert is Ivo Burum, an Australian-based journalist and award-winning television, writer, director, executive producer with more than 30 years of experience. Burum has been a regular speaker at GIJN conferences and runs a website, SmartMojo.

At GIJC17, he presented Guerilla Mojo.

GIJN has published a series of his tipsheets, collected here, starting with his “Essential Tools” piece:

Mojo Workin’ — Essential Mobile Journalism Tools (Also in Russian)

Mojo Workin’: Recording Audio on a Smartphone

Mojo Workin’: Editing on a Smartphone

Also, for a nice overview, take a look to Ivo’s tipsheet from his workshop at IJAsia 16.

In addition, check out the tipsheet by Seamus Reynolds from the African Investigative Journalism Conference 2016. It includes many suggestions, a discussion of video journalism, other resources and people to follow on Twitter.

Offerings at IJNet include 3 mobile video editing apps to try in 2018 and How to experiment in a new medium: The rookie mobile journalist.

Also see resources on mobile journalism on Journalist’s Tool Box.