Allissa Richardson

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 Allissa'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 2013 Apple Distinguished Educator and the 2012 Journalism Educator of the Year.