Mobile Journalism Awards


Viewing the best films and meeting the top mobile journalists who made them is reason enough to register for this MOJO Film Festival.

The #MojoAwards is the annual #MojoMeetup where you can network with MOJO colleagues from around the globe in real time and share tips about the latest tools and techniques.

Join more than 500 mobile journalists at the MOST – Mobile Storytellers LinkedIn group and volunteer your institution to be a part of the awards committee. I


#MojoAwards has received mobile journalism stories from reporters in United States, India, Brazil, United Kingdom, Mexico, China, Italy, Russian Federation, S. Korea, Egypt, Germany, Iran, Chile, Jordan, Bulgaria, Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, Ireland, Qatar, Sudan, Tunisia, Switzerland, Israel.

Call for entries for the the third edition opens October 1, 2022


Judges are nominated by the directors of these journalism institutions.

E.W. Scripps School of Journalism — Ohio University
School of Film — Ohio University
Visual Editors non-profit – Chicago
Society for News Design – Washington, D.C.


EFJ School of New Journalism

The American University, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

Latin American Congress of Mobile Journalism

This group of volunteers forms the competition committee. They are the directors of journalism schools, editors-in-chief, and media development experts.

They advise on categories, judging criteria, and help to coordinate additional screening events of the winning work from this competition..

Journalism is a cornerstone of free speech and a strong defender of democratic ideals.
By raising the standards for mobile journalism and hosting public screenings, journalists can show the impact of non-fiction storytelling.

The Mobile Journalism Awards recognize excellence in non-fiction storytelling by mobile reporters.

The #MojoAwards are a project of Visual Editors, NFP, a Chicago-area non profit that supports visual journalism scholarship.

Make a tax-deductible contribution to support this project.

Institutional donors may request a copy of the organization’s 501(c)3 ruling from the IRS and the certificate of good standing issued by the Illinois Secretary of State.

Visual Editors,NFP is listed in Guidestar.


A selection of top #MojoAwards films premiere in early April each year at the International Journalism Festival where more than 5,000 journalists gather in Perugia, Italy. The 2022 #MojoAwards event will take place on Saturday, April 30, 2022.

Follow this page and the #MojoAwards hashtag on Twitter for all competition announcements.

Official updates will be posted by @MobileMost and @VizEds