Media skills refresher

Always On

Available 24/7 to suit your diary and lifestyle.

Interactive

Instant feedback helps you judge your own progress.

Practical

Practical, fun and effective training.

Foundation

An excellent foundation for our real world tutor led training.

Convenient

Bite size modules you can dip in and out of at your convenience.

MEDIA SKILLS REFRESHER

Has it been a little while since you were interviewed by a journalist or took part in some media training?

Are your skills a little rusty and in need of a tune-up? Maybe you just need a confidence boost before you go on the air or are featured in print.  

Then it’s time you took a refresher.

Our online Essential Media Training Refresher course will refine and add precision to your interview skills.

It is a great way to prepare for an interview or just make sure your skills are sharp.

You will revisit some of the techniques and tricks you learnt with us and be reminded of how to develop messages that resonate and how to stay in control when faced by those tricky questions.

We’ll even look at how coronavirus has changed the media landscape.

The interactive training features videos from some of our current working journalist tutors, like Paul Brennan and Siân Jones, who may have led your original training. And, if not, you’ll probably recognise them from the telly.

You will learn and be reminded of:

  • What makes something newsworthy
  • How to create powerful messages
  • What you should wear if you are going to be on screen
  • How to manage those tricky – but increasingly popular – telephone interviews
  • How to stay in control when things get tough

 

Who is this training for?

If you have had media training with us before, then this course is for you.

We know that media opportunities do not always arrive straight after a course, so we have specifically designed this training to help our past delegates stay on top of their skills and ensure they are best prepared for their time in the media spotlight.

And because it’s online and can be accessed through a mobile, tablet or PC, it’s ready when you are.

Perhaps you’ll want to do the training first thing in the morning in your dressing gown, last thing at night in your PJs, or, if you’re back in the office, maybe during your lunch break (nightclothes may be frowned upon).

Wherever and whenever you decide to do the course, the training should only take about an hour.

So, pop the kettle, make yourself comfortable and remind yourself of all that great stuff you learnt when you came to visit us.

*If you like the sound of this, but feel you would also benefit from being put to test and coached by one of our journalists, then you may want to consider our two-part media skills course that combines the online training you will experience here with some bespoke training through video-conference software or face-to-face in one of our studios.

 

Want to learn more? Then get in touch here.

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.

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Emma Nelson

Emma's varied TV and radio career makes her particularly adept at helping big brands and niche businesses to hone, simplify and successfully deliver their messages.

Simon Brooke

Journalist and editor Simon writes regularly for The Times, The Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Express, The Daily Mail and Business Life magazine.

Tasneem Siddiqi

Tasneem has a rich and diverse radio and television career spanning 30 years and now specialises in delivering presentation, communication and media skills training.

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.

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