BBC’s “Click” creator Richard Taylor to speak on mobile media

_51668874_richardtaylor_final 2Richard Taylor, a longtime BBC producer and correspondent, and creator of “Click,” its global technology broadcast, will talk about visual storytelling and the power of mobile media on Monday, June 27 at Newsroom by the Bay at Stanford.

The founder of Super Rich Media, a video production company based in Berkeley, California, until recently Taylor was North America technology correspondent for the BBC, covering Silicon Valley. As foreign news producer from 1995 to 2000, Taylor helped relaunch the BBC’s “Asia Today” program and worked on “World Today,”  becoming the youngest day editor in the BBC’s newsroom.

Screen Shot 2016-04-07 at 6.08.12 PMA gifted teacher as well as a journalist, Taylor uses a mobile media approach in his work, including shooting entire television news reports on his iPhone, and using his phone for in-depth interviews, including this one with filmmaker James Cameron (click photo at right).

A self-described geek since his teen years, Taylor approaches technology with a sense of humor:

Visual storytelling is changing journalism in profound ways, with new technology such as augmented and virtual reality opening the way to more immersive and engaging stories:

Taylor will show NBTB students examples of movies and interviews shot using mobile technology, and share hidden tips and tricks for using the iPhone to create and publish stories more quickly, such as this iPhone video Taylor shot at the recent SXSW Festival in Austin:

Newsroom by the Bay will take place June 26 to July 3 at Stanford and we still have spaces available — click here to submit your application and get going on your journey in journalism.

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