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

It’s the most valuable training course I have ever done. Part of me was dreading it, but Elisa made me feel really prepared and supported and got the best out of me. I really surprised myself and am leaving feeling so much more confident.

Kirsty L
9th July 2024

It was a very useful public speaking training that taught me two very important things: 1. I am not as bad as I thought, I just need to boost my confidence. 2. Sometimes the only thing that keeps you from shining is yourself, so you might need to reframe your mind.

9th July 2024

Really useful to reset and prepare for a range of media engagements

Eve H
9th July 2024

Amazing training that really builds your skills in how to respond to the media and share your story concisely and in an impactful way

Thokozani N
5th July 2024

brilliant. Really enjoyed the training with Laura. Thanks.

Kapil N
5th July 2024

Wonderfully organised and executed. Special praise for Mark McQuillan who was an outstanding instructor.

Yih W
5th July 2024

Media Skills Training, Spokesperson training — 10 July by Adam Fisher

The media interview highs and lows from the election

The dust has started to settle on this year’s general election. Labour has gained a historic win, achieved a sizeable majority, and Keir Starmer has begun to get to work in Downing Street. Weeks of…


Crisis management - 4 July by Adam Fisher

Your questions answered from our crisis comms webinar

Crisis management - 2 July by Iain Wallace

Webinar rewind: Risk and resilience – A crisis comms refresher

Crisis management —  25 June by Adam Fisher

How long does it take to bounce back from a crisis?

Media Skills Training —  21 June by Adam Fisher

The Insider's Guide: Understanding the lesser-known Impact of Being Media Trained

Crisis management —  18 June by Adam Fisher

What can the escaped cow story teach you about crisis comms?

Have you heard about the cow who escaped from a farm, swam across a river and ended up in the streets of a busy town? While that may sound like the start of a joke, there is no punchline. Instead,…


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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.