JOURNALIST + MOBILE MEDIA PROFESSOR
Allissa Richardson is an award-winning journalist and college professor. She has taught her unique brand of mobile journalism to youth in the United States, Europe and Africa. Students in Prof. Richardson’s global classroom learn to report news using only smartphones, tablets and MP3 players. She calls her high-tech reporters ‘mobile journalists,’ or ‘MOJOs.’ Richardson teaches at Bowie State University in Maryland. She is a 2014 Nieman Foundation Journalism Fellow at Harvard University, a 2013 Apple Distinguished Educator and the 2012 Journalism Educator of the Year for the National Association of Black Journalists.
RICHARDSON EMPOWERS HER STUDENTS TO SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER USING NEW MEDIA.
The Richardson resume reflects sheer determination.
Want to know what it takes to become a ‘MOJO’? Take a peek inside Prof. Richardson’s award-winning classroom!
Allissa Richardson thoroughly introduces her students to the changing field of journalism.
LECTURES & WORKSHOPS
“The MOJO as Activist”
“Teaching with iPads”
“Building Mobile Curricula”
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