A mobile phone can be a multimedia journalists' best friend when expected to produce stories across all media platforms when up against a deadline. As much as video and image editing apps can be a life saver, they can be a tricky experience too.

Fear not: Global Investigative Journalism Network's Ivo Burum shares tips and tools from structuring your story to shooting and editing B-roll.

“Editing is a form of digital writing that teaches journalists how to be better visual storytellers,” he writes. If you want to improve your visual storytelling, read these tips.

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