Ayaz is a multimedia trainer, researcher, and technology specialist aligned with Express News. For the past three years, he has been working on developing a Mobile Journalism production model for the Pakistani media industry that harnesses the potential of smartphones as content creation devices.
Spreading mobile content creation
Since 2016, he has trained hundreds of national (Sindh, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Baluchistan) and
international journalist, producers, media professionals and students on Mobile Video Making concepts, Mobile Visual Gathering and Mobile Storytelling Techniques and Editing for Broadcast and Social Media. Ayaz has also led research programs for MOJO (Mobile Journalism) in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad regions.
This program was based on hands-on testing with professional mobile gadgets, journalist reviews, discussions, and collaboration with national and international journalists along with speakers and instructors. Ayaz has led several digitization projects and Video research-based project and Broadcast Information Technology. Observing the need to build a concerted platform for MOJO in Pakistan, he founded MOJO Pakistan in 2016.
The value of Mojo Pakistan Group
Mojo Pakistan is a group of professional journalists and mobile content creators who are using their leveraging the technology available in smartphones by combining it with their field-sharpened skills to tell stories through this emerging platform.
Mojo Pakistan trainers have hundreds of hours of experience in training enthusiasts, activists and professional journalists from across Pakistan. And trained hundreds of professional Journalist, content creators and mass media students.
They have helped introduce the concept of MOJO (Mobile Journalism) to multiple newsrooms, both digital and television. By facilitating their migration to a mobile-first system, it has revolutionized the way they gather news in the field and then transmit to their main output centers while maintaining all the required ethical and professional responsibilities enjoined on journalists.