Robb Montgomery

Mobile journalism author, Founder, Smart film school

Robb Montgomery is the author of Smartphone Video Storytelling and Mobile Journalism. His documentary films have won top prizes at film festivals in Hollywood, Moscow and Milan.

Based in Berlin, Montgomery leads mobile journalism, digital transformation, broadcast video reporting, and documentary filmmaking training programs worldwide.

He is the chair for the Mobile Journalism Awards and the founder of the Smart Film School.

Montgomery teaches mobile journalism and design thinking seminars at journalism schools like the Scripps School at Ohio University, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Danish School of Journalism, University of London (SOAS), Stockholm University, American University Cairo, and the EFJ school of journalism in Paris and Bordeaux.

Montgomery is a former editor for the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times.

He was named the Ashoka Storyteller in Residence for 2015.

He holds a b.a. in Journalism (1990 – Eastern Illinois University).

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