Media Training: Your First News Interviews

Career Guide - T J Walker

This course will give you step-by-step instructions on how to prepare and practice for any media interview, talk show appearance or interaction with a reporter. Your homework will include conducting practice interviews with yourself using your cell phone or other video recording device. As unpleasant as that may seem, the homework will drastically reduce your nervousness for your real interview.

Imagine yourself confidently answering a reporter's questions, knowing that you are going to get the exact messages and quotes you want in the final news story. You can give interviews right now, with the same skill of someone who has done thousands of interviews over decades.

Media Training for Beginners covers every aspect of speaking to the news media. Even if you have never been interviewed before, you can quickly gain the confidence you need to get your message across, after completing this course. TJ Walker is an internationally renowned media trained with more than 30 years of experience. He will teach you how to do four things:

  1. Look comfortable on camera.
  2. Prepare media messages.
  3. Answer questions strategically and
  4. Speak in sound bites.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Preparing for Your First Media Interview
  • Eliminating Nervousness
  • Improving On-Camera skills
  • Message Development
  • Answering Questions
  • Speaking in Sound Bites
  • Mastering Fundamentals of Media Training.

 

Target audience

  • Beginning media interviewees
  • Anyone who has never been interviewed before
  • Junior Executives
  • First-time Authors.

Instructor

T J Walker

CEO - Media Training Worldwide

Walker is one of the well known faculties online for personal development skills. He is also a Best…

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What will you cover?

  •   Overview 00:00:55
  •   Secrets to Creating Captivating Messages 00:03:38
  •   Answering Questions 00:05:58
  •   Creating Sound Bites 00:07:16
  •   Save Time With This Cheat Sheet 00:02:36
  •   Looking Good on TV 00:07:51

Instructor

T J Walker

CEO - Media Training Worldwide

Walker is one of the well known faculties online for personal development skills. He is also a Best…

Training 5 or more people?

Get your team access to WIISE top 2,000 courses anytime, anywhere.

Try WIISE for Business
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