Guest post by Bjorn Staschen NDR
The outset might have been a little bold: We wanted to try out the possibilities of mobile journalism for a regional newsroom. And we wanted to do it with colleagues who had quite some journalistic experience, but hadn´t tried reporting from their mobile phones yet. The goal was to produce a proper special edition of our regional news. It wouldn´t go out on air, but we would use the studio crew, our known workflows and structures. The only thing that was differemt: The whole content should be produced on smartphones. Would it work?
I work at NDR, the public service broadcaster providing Northern Germany with television, radio and internet. My department is the Hamburg Newsroom, which contributes to ARD´s national news in „Tagesschau“ and „Tagesthemen“, but also produces its own regional news bulletin „NDR Aktuell“. We had started intruducing a VJ workflow into our…
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