Even pre-pandemic, the mobile journalist movement was on the rise, but the pandemic has demonstrated the strength of this model in a way no one could have anticipated.
In this episode, we ask: How has the mobile journalism model evolved and gained a foothold in traditional broadcast organizations? How have the events of 2020 changed the conversation around mobile journalism, and where do we go from here?
Our Guest This Episode
Philip Bromwell, a pioneer of mobile journalism, is the Digital Native Content Editor at RTÉ, Ireland’s national public service broadcaster. In over two decades as a journalist, he has reported on a wealth of stories at home and abroad, including covering the Olympics, the Oscars, the refugee crisis, and a rare assignment in Tibet. At RTÉ, Philip leads a team of mobile journalists creating original “digital-first” stories on mobile devices for audiences that are increasingly consuming content on their phones.
For more on this topic, check out:
- The Evolving Role of the Broadcast Journalist
- Tools for Mobile Journalism: Breaking Broadcast News from the Scene
Host: Craig Wilson
Producer: Rachel Haberman
Social: Wim van den Broeck
Promotion: Keri Middleton and Gina Pryor
Theme Music: Greg "Stryke" Chin