Learn how to create better visual content using nothing but your smartphone in this three-day course.

Don’t get FOMO for the “MOJO” revolution! Turn yourself into a one-stop journalism shop using nothing but your smartphone during this highly practical three-day course. Learn the fundamentals of video storytelling and how to create visual content for mobile audiences. Understand how to create a range of content and where to share it. Experiment with low-cost gear that takes your reporting to the next level, and discover the best apps for recording and editing. Then learn how to use your smartphone to publish or share your completed work. 

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: 

  • Report using a smartphone 
  • Conduct professional audio and video interviews 
  • Storyboard a short video report 
  • Record pieces to camera with a smartphone 
  • Write a great script and record voice-over narration
  • Edit audio and video on your phone
  • Produce a video using photos and a script

Course Details

Duration: Three days
Location: Johannesburg or online
Group size: 3-10 participants

How it works: This course can either be run as a block course (three consecutive days) or one day of training weekly over three weeks.


Nala Academy prides itself on offering the best, by the best. We provide a range of online and in-person courses for journalists, editors and content producers. Our training is dynamic, contemporary and practical – with course content that evolves as quickly as the industry does. 

Our core training team includes some of the most recognised names in media in Africa who have built, led and worked for some of the biggest media brands on the continent. We also bring in prominent global journalists and communicators as guest trainers. 

To sign up for this course or enquire about our other offerings, get in touch.