Strategy and training
Communication strategies are crucial to know what you’re looking to achieve and making sure you’re heading in the right direction to reaching those goals. These documents are often for internal purposes, so I cannot share them publicly on this site - but if you’re interested I can certainly show you some of the work I have done in this space.
When it comes to media training we know that interviews in front of a camera or microphone can strike fear into the hearts of many, but it shouldn’t.
Using my experience on both sides of the proverbial fence, let me walk you through what the media is all about and how to make sure you are accurately represented.
All courses are fully customisable and can be tailored to any industry and workplace.
This is a great start for a group or team who are looking to learn more about the media industry and what news is.
Why engage with the media
The media industry in Australia, an overview
What is a news story and how can you pick it?
I’ve been asked for an interview, what do I do?
How to interview well; basic tips and tricks
For those who already have experience generating media attention and being interviewed this module includes an emphasis on crisis communication, controlling the interview and how to use maximise momentum following a story.
Regaining control of the message
Head-to-head and panel interviews
Controlling the interview
Statistics and data – how to get the figures across
Press conference interviewing and management
How to interview well; advanced tips and tricks
Advanced and one-on-one training
This is often useful if there is a particular issue that needs to be addressed publicly or a spokesperson who may benefit from some personalised training.
Refining your message
Body language says it all
One interview, many pieces – preparing for todays multimedia world
Off the record, pros, cons and traps
Contentious comments and the hard questions
How to manipulate the next question
Developing style and presence
Practice interviews with audio and/or video recordings and personal feedback
Ongoing support and advice through a crisis