The Mojo Revolution: News from the Palm of your Hand – PBS

Irish TV journalist James Mahon travels across the world investigating how the influence of mobile technology is changing newsrooms. From Tennessee to Switzerland, Scotland and India, Mahon spends a week in each newsroom during some of their most challenging news cycles. Learn how newsrooms are adapting to new challenges and breaking new ground.

Testing the Rode Video Mic Me during peak traffic in Yangon

During our Video journalism training in Myanmar, I tested the Video Mic Me in the busy streets of Yangon, the trainees sang a song while on our way to the next shoot. The audio quality is really good, if you know how noisy it is in a open taxi.

MoJo training for FLOW Africa

In 2014 we started a  first series of workshops for FLOW Africa, training young people to tell stories from their community. A series of short movies were made on cellphones by the FLOW Ambassadors that includes marketing videos promoting the FLOW Business Network members, a series of 2 minute movies called “Proud People” and “Loving…


  A team of 3 mobile journalists, travelling unsupported for as many as 15,000 km from Cape Town to Addis Ababa, sharing people’s challenging and inspiring stories of sustainability and innovation. To find out more of this amazing project goto

Testing slo-mo and time-lapse on my new iPhone 6S

During the training we did in Yangon Myanmar, I had some time to try out these cool features on my new iPhone 6S. Just open the camera app and select slo-mo or time-lapse est voila, that simple and the result is amazing. I used my shoulderpod S1 to get my shot as stable as possible.

5 things to do before you shoot video

  FiLMiC Beginner Tutorial: 5 Things to Do Before You Shoot iPhone Video from FiLMiC Pro on Vimeo. This is a FiLMiC Pro Beginner Series Tutorial explaining the important things you need to do before you start shooting video with your mobile device. Featuring FiLMiC’s very own Susan Roderick. She’ll show you options for stabilizing your…

MoJo Meetup 0.1

Our first meet-up was a great success! It was the first time the Cape Town MoJo (Mobile Journalism) Community came together. We had great speakers. Thania Olivier gave a short introduction of the route map for in the coming months. The plan is to organise not only regular mojo meetup’s but to also start…