Robb  Montgomery Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Robb Montgomery

Smart Film School

Robb Montgomery is a mobile journalism professor and an award-winning documentary filmmaker. He teaches professional mobile video storytelling at universities and newsrooms in more than 40 countries and his clients include the United Nations, CNN, Reuters, Radio Free Europe, Mediacorp, and The New York Times. He is a former editor at the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune. His online courses (hosted by the Smart Film School) are used by journalism professors worldwide.


Robb Montgomery is a former editor for the Chicago Tribune and the founder of the Smart Film School.
He has been producing media development projects on Design Thinking, Multimedia and Mobile Video Journalism since 2005.

Montgomery is a distinguished visiting professor at several European journalism schools where he teaches Mobile Reporting and leads Story Lab innovation projects.

His clients include Reuters, CNN, Radio Free Europe, TVN, France24, Al Jazeera, Belgium Public Broadcasting, Channel News Asia, SPH, IREX, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Caritas, and The New York Times.


    b.a. Journalism 1990 Eastern Illinois University

Personal Interests

    Adventure travel filmmaking



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Journalism Co UK

Mobile Journalism is the "MOJO bible"

Published: Jan 25, 2021 by Journalism Co UK
Authors: Marcela Kunova
Subjects: Film and Video

Smartphone tools, check. Techniques for reporting in video, audio, photography and graphics, check check. With 200 illustrations and 16 videos, we dubbed this all-rounder 'the MoJo bible'



Mobile journalism honored at global film festivals

By: Robb Montgomery
Subjects: Applied Arts & Music, Film and Video

Several Mobile Journalism Smartphone Films have won top film festival prizes and debuted on digital cinema screens at real theaters from Sydney to Los Angeles.

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Published: Jul 10, 2018

A peek inside the book!