Video Testimonials

Worked really well

Rebecca Gillick, a senior communications executive at the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), has booked many face-to-face training courses with Media First. Here she discusses how her delegates en…

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Better prepared

Matt Brocklehurst a branch transformation manager, from Nationwide, feels he is much better prepared for communicating effectively online after taking part in a Media First online presentations skills training…

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Other benefits

Mamta Sighal, a commercialisation manager in the fast moving consumer goods sector and an Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Council member, felt that not only did she gain a good understanding of…

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Authenticity

Paul Rooke, Executive Director at the British Coffee Association recognises the value of training by videoconference as an opportunity to get to grips with the technology and to experience this different style…

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Tools and techniques

Amber O'Connor from the Institute of Engineering & Technology had an excellent day's training taking on board the range of tools and techniques to better understand the media and learning what journalists a…

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A natural

Parveen Yaqoob from the University of Reading wanted to improve her interview technique and come across sounding more natural. This videoconference based training gave her the opportunity to practice radio and…

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Control

Global commercial director at Cotton Connect, Amol Mishra, gained a lot from the training and found it really helpful. It made him think about the way he positions himself, his pace when speaking, the messages…

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Safe and challenging

Barry Rees, General Manager of Oil, Gas & Terminals from Briggs Marine, appreciated the opportunity to rehearse in safe environment. To be tested and challenged and made to think before facing the media in…

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Getting your point across

NUS President, Larissa Kennedy learned an an incredible amount and feels much better prepared following her 121 videoconference training session. She sees the techniques aimed at getting her point across and ke…

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Confidence

The President of NUS Scotland, Matt Crilly, was previously quite nervous about speaking to the media, but he is incredibly grateful for the techniques he learned with Media First, which have given him the knowl…

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