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The Mobile Journalism Show

Mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, are becoming more and more powerful. How do we create great videos, audio and social media content using these amazing tools? This show helps you answer that question. Hear from the experts who create multi-media content on their smartphones, or make content for mobile audiences. If you are interested in mobile journalism, mobile marketing or filmmaking, then this podcast is for you. Mobile specialist, Mark Egan, interviews leaders in their fields. This includes journalists, app developers, marketers and tech experts.
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May 28, 2020

In this episode of the Mobile Journalism Show I am joined by Dougal Shaw from the BBC. He talks about how he got into mobile filming, his workflow and what stories appeal to him. 

To contact me go to http://www.markeganvideo.com 

or on social media @markeganvideo 

or go to https://www.facebook.com/Mobile-Journalism-Show-250495092060300/

 

@bbcdougalshaw is Dougal's social handle. 

Apr 7, 2020

Leonor Suarez is part of a three-person team reporting on stories surround coronavirus in parts of Spain. She and her colleagues are on lockdown so have to make the show from home. In this podcast episode Leonor explains why her mojo skills have allowed her to keep the programme on air despite everything. 

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If you want to contact me I'm on social media https://twitter.com/markeganvideo?lang=en

or visit my website http://www.markeganvideo.com 

To contact Leonor or follow her go to https://twitter.com/leonorsuarezro?lang=en

 

Jul 2, 2018

With computational photography apps allowing you to choose the depth of field after you have taken the picture, smartphone photography has reached the next level. Dan Rubin is a top photographer, music producer and one of the pioneers on Instagram. In this podcast he tells Mark Egan why smartphones are no longer the poor cousin to traditional camera brands.  He talks apps and tips during this chat at Dublin airport on the way back from Mojofest in Galway. 

To follow Mark Egan @markeganvideo

To follow Dan Rubin @danrubin

To contact Mark Egan go to http://www.purplebridgemedia.com

Jun 26, 2018

Is it better if communities tell their own stories rather than waiting for the mainstream media to cover them. Sumaiya and Yusuf Omar founded #hashtagourstories to give communities around the globe the mobile journalism skills needed to create compelling content using smartphones. In this interview Sumaiya tells Mark Egan why they launched the project and why a diversity of voices is essential. 

Follow Mark Egan @markeganvideo 

Follow Sumaiya Omar @snap_sumaiya

To contact Mark directly go to http://www.purplebridgemedia.com 

Jun 15, 2018

There are now tools to run an entire-newsroom using mobile devices. Afrozaar is a Cape Town company behind Mojo Reporter. This platform has been used in major news outlets around the world. Richard Cheary from Mojo Reporter spoke to Mark Egan at Mojofest in Galway. 

Follow Mark on social : @markeganvideo

Follow Mojoreporter at: @mojoreporter

Jun 8, 2018

Editing on mobile devices is improving every year. Luma Fusion is an incredibly powerful editing app for iOS devices. Terri Morgan, co-founder of Luma Touch, attended Mojofest in Galway recently. Mark Egan spoke to her about why they decided to focus on editing on mobile and how apps like this are now reaching a professional level. 

To follow Mark Egan on social media go to @markeganvideo

and Terri is @tepauliemo as well asLuma Touch are at @lumatouch 

Jun 2, 2018

BBC sports commentator, Conor McNamara goes to the biggest events in football. Alongside his radio work, he creates some incredibly creative content on social media using his smartphone.  He will be heading to Russia for the World Cup, so what can we learn about how he fits mobile journalism into his busy schedule?

In this podcast he tells Mark Egan how we works and which apps he uses to quickly create content that gets attention. 

To follow Mark Egan on social media @markeganvideo

and Conor McNamara @conormcnamaraie

Any further comments, please go to http://www.purplebridgemedia.com 

Oct 8, 2017

What kinds of videos work on social media? What kind of videos go viral? Brendan Miller is a producer with BBC Three. He has been involved in some of the most viral videos produced by the BBC, clocking up millions of views. Mark Egan spoke to him at a conference in Vilnius in Lithuania. This interview covered what works with social video both as far as content goes as well as the technical side of things. 

You can follow Mark Egan on Twitter and Instagram at @markeganvideo

http://www.purplebridgemedia.com 

Brendan Miller is at https://twitter.com/brenkjm

Brendan's Blog https://brenkjm.wordpress.com/

 

 

Jul 25, 2017

Panu Karhunen is from Ilta Sanomat, a Finnish newspaper and TV channel. He has spent a year at the Reuters Institute at Oxford University. He has been looking into the idea that mobile journalists appear less intimidating, so can get more interviews and more intimacy. In this episode Mark Egan asks him what his research has discovered and what that means for journalism. 

Apr 28, 2017

Help for Heroes was ranked the number 1 brand for emotional storytelling in the Aesop survey 2016. Communications Director, Robin Punt, explains how they are using videos shot on mobile phones to help achieve this. 

To contact me pls tweet me @markeganvideo or go to http://www.purplebridgemedia.com 

 

 

Feb 1, 2017

What are the issues mobile journalists will be discussing at Mojocon in Galway this year. Mark Egan speaks to Glen Mulcahy from RTE, who is the founder and organiser of the conference. He talks about advances in technology, but also threats to the media. 

To contact Mark tweet @markeganvideo

Mojocon information can be found at https://mojocon.rte.ie/

Jan 23, 2017

In this episode Mark Egan speaks to Corinne Podger. Corinne is founder of the Mojo London and Mojo Sydney Meet-ups. She is a lecturer in mobile journalism at Macleay College in Melbourne. Most recently she was a senior digital journalism trainer at Fairfax Media in Sydney. She has also worked as a journalism trainer for BBC Media Action and Thomson Reuters Foundation.

To contact mark just tweet @markeganvideo or go to http://www.purplebridgemedia.com

 

To contact Corinne Podger Tweet @corinne_podger

Nov 22, 2016

Mobile technology is moving so fast it is sometimes hard to keep up. As we approach the end of 2016, Mark Egan speaks to  technology journalist David McClelland.  He covers the current state of mobile technology, the areas to watch and why some technologies might never take off. 

David McClelland is a well-respected technology journalist and television presenter. He appears on major tv programmes on BBC and ITV and has his finger on the pulse of current technology trends. 

To ask a question please contact Mark Egan on Twitter @markeganvideo or go to http://www.purplebridgemedia.com

 

To contact David go to http://www.davidmcclelland.co.uk/

Oct 21, 2016

Mike Castellucci has had a long career in television, but in recent years has become best known for his half hour TV shows "Phoning it in" on WFAA in Texas. He won Emmy's for these programmes and is now also a professor at Michigan State University.  So how did he go about making an entire TV show and what is he teaching the next generation?

Mike speaks to Mark Egan about how he used his phone to capture stories about the human condition and what advice he has for others wanting to do the same. 

Mark is on Twitter and Instagram as @markeganvideo and Mike Castellucci is on Twitter as @MikeCastellucci

If you enjoyed this podcast please leave a review on iTunes and we love any direct feedback or suggestions too. 

Sep 8, 2016

With cloud video editing, the hard-work is done on servers somewhere on the internet, rather than on your local device. WeVideo is a platform used by news organisations, businesses and education institutions. It allows you to do editing on your device and even do complex video editing using just your internet browser.

Erik Raestad from WeVideo joins me from Norway to talk about how this cloud video editing works and why will see more of it in the future. Will this mean it becomes irrelevant whether you are on an iPhone, Android phone or a tablet? 

To find out more about we video go to http://www.wevideo.com  

For comments on this podcast please tweet @markeganvideo or leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher 

Sep 8, 2016

With cloud video editing, the hard-work is done on servers somewhere on the internet, rather than on your local device. WeVideo is a platform used by news organisations, businesses and education institutions. It allows you to do editing on your device and even do complex video editing using just your internet browser.

Erik Raestad from WeVideo joins me from Norway to talk about how this cloud video editing works and why will see more of it in the future. Will this mean it becomes irrelevant whether you are on an iPhone, Android phone or a tablet? 

To find out more about we video go to http://www.wevideo.com  

For comments on this podcast please tweet @markeganvideo or leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher 

Sep 8, 2016

With cloud video editing, the hard-work is done on servers somewhere on the internet, rather than on your local device. WeVideo is a platform used by news organisations, businesses and education institutions. It allows you to do editing on your device and even do complex video editing using just your internet browser.

Erik Raestad from WeVideo joins me from Norway to talk about how this cloud video editing works and why will see more of it in the future. Will this mean it becomes irrelevant whether you are on an iPhone, Android phone or a tablet? 

To find out more about we video go to http://www.wevideo.com  

For comments on this podcast please tweet @markeganvideo or leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher 

Sep 6, 2016

Does shooting on a phone mean people are more willing to be interviewed by you? Is mobile journalism the way to give a voice to people and areas that do not usually get represented in the media? 

Geertje Algera has been a mobile journalist at Dutch broadcaster KRO NCRV for two years. In this episode she explains how she has used her phone to cover religion, discrimination and many other difficult topics. 

Please leave a review if you like this podcast and tweet your comments to @markeganvideo 

Aug 28, 2016

Josh Apter is the founder of Padcaster, which has been featured in an Apple commercial. His company makes accessories to allow professional filmmaking using iPhones, iPads and other mobile devices.

In this episode of the Mobile Content Creators Show, Josh tells Mark Egan how he created the first prototype and how education has really embraced his invention.  Josh has a background in film-making and talks about the issues that led him to embrace mobile film-making.

To comment on this episode please tweet me @markeganvideo

For mobile journalism training go to http://www.purplebridgemedia.com 

Jul 20, 2016

View News is a hyper-local news service on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. It is run with a business model that does not rely on advertising. It's founder, Charles Hodgson, talks to Mark Egan in this episode about how mobile journalism and social media platforms are making this viable.

Charles explains why the news industry needs to change and why mobile is now THE way to create and consume news stories. 

He also talks about the iPhone accessories and workflow he uses and how he hopes to scale this news service.  Is this a model that can make hyper-local news viable worldwide? 

If you enjoy this podcast please leave a review and you can contact Mark on Twitter @markeganvideo 

Jul 20, 2016

View News is a hyper-local news service on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. It is run with a business model that does not rely on advertising. It's founder, Charles Hodgson, talks to Mark Egan in this episode about how mobile journalism and social media platforms are making this viable.

Charles explains why the news industry needs to change and why mobile is now THE way to create and consume news stories. 

He also talks about the iPhone accessories and workflow he uses and how he hopes to scale this news service.  Is this a model that can make hyper-local news viable worldwide? 

If you enjoy this podcast please leave a review and you can contact Mark on Twitter @markeganvideo 

Jul 20, 2016

View News is a hyper-local news service on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. It is run with a business model that does not rely on advertising. It's founder, Charles Hodgson, talks to Mark Egan in this episode about how mobile journalism and social media platforms are making this viable.

Charles explains why the news industry needs to change and why mobile is now THE way to create and consume news stories. 

He also talks about the iPhone accessories and workflow he uses and how he hopes to scale this news service.  Is this a model that can make hyper-local news viable worldwide? 

If you enjoy this podcast please leave a review and you can contact Mark on Twitter @markeganvideo 

Jul 20, 2016

View News is a hyper-local news service on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. It is run with a business model that does not rely on advertising. It's founder, Charles Hodgson, talks to Mark Egan in this episode about how mobile journalism and social media platforms are making this viable.

Charles explains why the news industry needs to change and why mobile is now THE way to create and consume news stories. 

He also talks about the iPhone accessories and workflow he uses and how he hopes to scale this news service.  Is this a model that can make hyper-local news viable worldwide? 

If you enjoy this podcast please leave a review and you can contact Mark on Twitter @markeganvideo 

Jul 20, 2016

View News is a hyper-local news service on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. It is run with a business model that does not rely on advertising. It's founder, Charles Hodgson, talks to Mark Egan in this episode about how mobile journalism and social media platforms are making this viable.

Charles explains why the news industry needs to change and why mobile is now THE way to create and consume news stories. 

He also talks about the iPhone accessories and workflow he uses and how he hopes to scale this news service.  Is this a model that can make hyper-local news viable worldwide? 

If you enjoy this podcast please leave a review and you can contact Mark on Twitter @markeganvideo 

Jun 17, 2016

Can you film and edit professional-standard videos on Android phones, or is iPhone the only game in town? Matthew Feinberg is the Product lead of editing app Kinemaster.  This allows multi-layered video editing with advanced sound mixing and greenscreen capabilities. So is Android overtaking iPhone for mobile journalism and filmmaking? 

In this podcast Michael explains the history of Kinemaster and stay tuned till the end to hear some exclusive teasers of what they will be offering in the future. 

If you like this podcast please leave a review.  To make a comment just tweet @markeganvideo

 

To contact Mark go to http://www.purplebridgemedia.com 

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