iBlazr: For its size and price, I've been really impressed with the iBlazr. It's very small but gives off a really powerful light, ideal to boost what a smartphone can do on its own in low light.
Twitter lists. Not enough people use them and few use them well. But they can really help get useful information to you at speed.
Man behind The Journalist's Toolbox
Journalist's Toolbox: Thousands of links and resources for journalists. I curate the site.
Embedresponsively: Not a day goes by that I don't use it.
Tech & Web Expert
Echosec: Location based meta-data in digital publications allow you to search physical regions for messages, images, videos and more.
Datajournalist, and Data Editor
Social Media Editor
Buzzsumo lets you search for your news outlet's most social stories. You can also track competitors do an author search and backlinks.
SAM Desk, a social asset management system. It allows you to work collaboratively and manage & make notes on social media assets. It also has an embed function.
Bioischanged.com OK, so not exactly hidden but few people know that if you add a Twitter user name to URL (bioischanged.com/sarahmarshall) you can see the revision history of a Twitter bio. Great for verification.
Echo Studio: Easiest but very powerful social and content aggregation and curation platform.
Defcomb: Helps you monitor, track and filter your preferred news sources in real-time.
Founder and CEO of Liquid Newsroom
Digital Journalism Professional
Google Keyword Planner: When I have an idea for a new blog post, I use Google Keyword Planner to research for a focused topic, to decide what keywords to include in the copy, and to track its performance with Google Analytics.
Keyword Researcher: I use it a lot to identify long-tail keywords to target for new blog posts.
Canva: I use it a lot to create free images that go with social media postings.
Online Journalism Professor
Author 'Finding Stories in Spreadsheets'
New Media Instructor
Innovation Lead RTÉ & MoJo Trainer
RAW: Makes it easy to create super complex - normally code based - data visulaizations which then can be used as a starting point for print.
Blockspring: Not the best viztool, but it creates interactive scatterplots in seconds. (The only tool who is able to do that, as far as I know.)
Journalist & Media Innovation Teacher
Author of 'Herramientas Digitales'
Creatavist: I love slow journalism and Creatavist presentations are very stylish, yet can be very deep content. I believe there are tools focused on different journalistic genres. Creatavist is one. Perfect for multimedia interview and reports.
Snapseed: For me it is a little gem. Just because you can edit a photo by touch ... it is a gift.
Social Media Director
Founder Smart Film School
Storehouse App: Enables Immersive longform, interactive multimedia stories to be made easily by reporters in the field. Video, photo & text can be added and edited smartly. Extraordinary tool.
iRig Pro pre-amp: This pro-quality mic preamp/converter allows professional microphones to seamlessly connect with smartphones, tablets and laptops. Audio quality is what separates amateur from professional productions.
Deputy Head of Digital
Data & Multimedia Editor
Investigative Editor & Media Consultant
The Wayback Machine: Here's an innovation that revolutionized online research. Lets reporters retrieve the digital past that others, through malintent or neglect have destroyed.
Investigative Dashboard: A global database of business registries, allowing journalists to track hidden money and assets around the world.
Chief Technology Officer
Data & Interactives Editor
Mr. Data Converter: Convert your Excel data into one of several web-friendly formats, including HTML, JSON and XML.
Lector & Researcher
Analyst, Consultant, Researcher
Journalist & Author "How to Story"
Timeline: News in context. Very nice layout, in-depth stories on current affairs in historic perspective.
Multimedia-Journalist & Community Manager
Video to GIF: A tool that lets you quickly make a GIF from a streaming video. Simple to use, great results.
Dataminr: Huge data force and just the beginning of a totally new way of getting notified about breaking news.