Media First provides bespoke media and communications training to ensure your message is heard

Our team of current working journalists delivers bespoke, authentic, realistic and effective face-to-face and online training so that your organisation communicates with confidence, credibility and control.

What our delegates think

insightful overview of the media and tools at our disposal to ensure we optimise our opportunities for media engagement and benefit

james c
22nd February 2024

Really insightful and learnt a lot. Gained in confidence throughout the day

Lucy R
22nd February 2024

Very useful. Great content with lots of opportunities to practice and receive feedback. Its means you can improve through the day and the trainers are fantastic at giving you a real world experience in a supportive environment.

Tom H
22nd February 2024

It’s a must, for anyone who needs to talk to the media.

Tim D
22nd February 2024

Good tips and willing to help you how to learn

Isaac B
21st February 2024

A helpful course that provides practical tools to help prepare for and undertake media interviews. But also tools that are transferable to any context where you are talking about activity to someone.

Rob L
20th February 2024

Crisis management, Spokesperson training, Writing skills — 22 February by Adam Fisher

Lessons from a $2 billion typo

It has been quite the wild ride for Lyft. A typo in a press release told investors of the ride-hailing company it expected profit margins to increase at a rate far higher than was real. An extra…


Crisis management - 20 February by Adam Fisher

How would you handle this crisis?

Media Skills Training, General media skills, Media relations - 15 February by Adam Fisher

Are positive stories newsworthy?

Spokesperson training, Media Skills Training, General media skills —  13 February by Adam Fisher

How to pitch your news story ideas: expert advice from journalists

Media Skills Training, Spokesperson training —  8 February by Adam Fisher

We bet we can show you how to avoid making this media interview gaffe

Media Skills Training, Spokesperson training —  6 February by Adam Fisher

Every company spokesperson can learn from this costly media mistake

Imagine you are the boss of a premium car company. And you are keen in your media interview to dispel the claim your vehicles are stolen more often than others. Probably the worst thing you could…


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Jim Rosenthal

Jim began his career in local newspapers and BBC local and national radio before becoming one of the best known presenters of television sport in Britain.

Keme Nzerem

Keme is an award-winning news and current affairs television correspondent and presenter who has worked for Channel 4 News and ITV News for two decades.

Sian Jones

A professional TV news anchor and host, Siân is highly experienced as a presentations, media and communications trainer.

Our Training Team

Our courses are delivered by current working journalists, along with PR and communications professionals - all of whom are expert and experienced trainers.


Our Studios

We can deliver our training courses almost anywhere in the world, including your offices.

Delegates often benefit from the experience of having training in working studios and being exposed to a real-life media environment.

That’s why we offer training at a range of studios across the country.


Our Clients

We have a huge amount of experience in over 40 different sectors such as automotive, charity, finance, healthcare, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, retail, travel and many more. Here is a small selection of our clients.