Media and Presentation Training

Media and Presentation Training

Get in front of TV cameras and studio microphones with confidence

This course is ideal: If you want practical media and presentation training so you can confidently handle radio and television interviews, or present to a crowd.

You will learn:
What journalists are looking for and the latest media trends
How to focus on your target audience rather than the interviewer
Why you need key messages and how to craft them
How to take control of an interview
What to say, but just as importantly, how to say it best – and authentically
How to handle difficult questions from journalists
How to prepare for an interview to minimise surprises

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Presenter: Ky Chow
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Don’t just survive media interviews – use them to get the right message across

This course will help you get the most out of your television, radio and print (written journalism) interviews with journalists. With the help of some simple, proven techniques, you can not only handle media interviews, but use them to come across the way you want, and have the audience remember what you need them to.

You will learn what journalists are looking for in an interview in a changing media world. You’ll be introduced to the concept of key messages, the simple points that a busy listener or viewer will actually remember, and that you can use to give you maximum control in an interview even if it’s being edited.

Difficult questions and distractions are also normal in an interview situation, and you’ll learn how to handle the unexpected. You’ll also learn how to answer questions conversationally and authentically, rather than trying to be someone you’re not.

You’ll practice these techniques in mock interviews and reviews during the workshop.

You'll discover:

  • What journalists look for in interviews
  • How to ensure you reach your audience
  • Why you need key message, how to craft and use them in media interviews
  • That how you come across is as important as what you say
  • How to deal with difficult situations such as tricky questions, brain freezes and emotions
  • How to prepare for an interview, including what you can ask journalists in advance
  • What to look for when you review your media interviews.

This course has been completed by clients of all backgrounds including fund managers, educational institutions, religious organisations and other not for profit organisations.