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How to handle interviews and press conferences effectively

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Solutions you'll gain

  1. Know how to structure your messages to create a concise and memorable narrative
  2. Develop your team’s presenting presence and confidence in their abilities
  3. Gain techniques for handling challenging questions
  4. The skills to promote your brand and your message on any media platform

Skills you'll learn

  • Structure & Scripting
  • Presenting to Camera
  • Body Language
  • Virtual Communication
  • Questioning & Listening Skills

Media Skills

  • users–black 4 - 8 delegates
  • calendar 1-day duration
  • users-class 1:4 tutor ratio
  • language English, French
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Introduction to Media Skills Training

Media interviews and public speaking can cause considerable stress. However, you and your team can handle these situations with calm confidence and authority with the proper preparation. Learn key techniques for dealing with interviews, speeches and press conferences from trainers with first hand experience as journalists and presenters in TV and radio.

Body Talk Open Course

“The quality of the training was of the highest standard and the facilitators put everyone at ease.”

George (Georgios) Fella, Associate Director.

Training overview

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. With extensive experience in radio and TV broadcasting, our communication specialists provide training for senior leaders and managers, focusing on interviews, press conferences and public speaking.

Delegates will learn how to create a concise narrative and develop their presenting presence through a range of body language, voice and communication techniques. The various challenges are also explored – attendees will learn how to keep an interview on track and focused on the company message when faced with difficult questions, while building rapport with their interviewer and audience.

This is a fun and interactive course that provides an opportunity to try new techniques and strategies in a supportive environment. We aim to make sure everyone leaves feeling comfortable and confident to deliver a compelling company message and promote their brand on any media platform, with skills that can also be applied at conferences, networking and everyday working situations.

Module 1

Structure & Scripting

Using the ‘GRID’ method to focus your message through script, structure and storytelling. Discover how to focus your ideas and content so they completely engage your audience with the most proven system in the world for building a story and persuading people.

Module 2

Presenting to Camera

Learn the professional strategies used by broadcast journalists and TV presenters, so that you can increase your impact. Discover specific body language and voice techniques that boost your personal presence and gravitas, through making small changes that create a big difference, and understand how these techniques differ when presenting face to face versus to camera.

Uncover the most common technical challenges so that you can create the right impact online every time. Find out how to adapt your style to your audience to increase your gravitas, authority and impact. Finally, understand the different presentation styles and how to vary your personal style.

Module 3

Body Language

Develop your presence, authority and persuasion skills by learning the six key body language techniques used by great communicators. Then learn how to apply them to achieve maximum impact and influence in your meetings, pitches and presentations.

Module 4

Virtual Communication

Discover advanced body language techniques that allow you to gain a dynamic and persuasive communication style when presenting both online and in-person – and the difference in approaches between the two – with examples from speakers and leaders who inspire us to listen.

Module 5

Questioning & Listening Skills

Learn the ‘3 Levels of Questions’ that allow you to get to the root of the problem and gain a greater understanding of the people you meet and how they make their decisions. Understand how to build deeper connections with open questions (empathy vs. sympathy) and tailor what you say based on what your audience needs from you.

Training methods

Body Talk’s advanced skills training is available a number of formats. Our expert team will work with you to establish the best approach for your team’s needs.

Team Training
Duration 1-day
Ways to learn In Person
Tutor ratio 1:4

Looking for something bespoke?

Our team can tailor multiple training courses to suit your unique objectives.

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Meet your coaches

Communication specialists drawing from a wealth of techniques and experience in broadcasting, journalism, national television and theatre.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have any questions? We’re here to help

Can I customise my training to include multiple courses?

We are happy to build a training solution that fits your time, budget, and goals.

How do I prepare for a training session?

Our Client Services team will liaise with you to ensure all the timings, logistics and room/tech requirements are agreed ahead of the event. We also ask all delegates to complete a short questionnaire to help us understand individual challenges and goals. For some of our courses, we’ll ask you to bring a short presentation to work on. Otherwise, we just ask you to come with an open mind and be willing to learn.

What happens after I complete a training session?

We provide detailed workbooks for the training and encourage delegates to fill them in and refer to their notes regularly after the session. We also have a suite of blogs, podcasts and videos to support the learning.

What is included in with On-Demand training?

You’ll have access to your training instantly, anywhere in the world, at any time for a 3-month period, along with a digital PDF workbook to download. We also include an audiobook with 7 hours of additional content to deepen your learning.

What is the difference between one, two and three-day courses?

Simply, additional modules and learning plus more coaching time. We understand that time and budget are sometimes limited, so we offer one-day courses to provide a valuable foundation. Adding on additional days allows you to dive deeper into communication and presentation skills through advanced body language and managing difficult conversations to questioning, listening, and peak performance mindset. We are happy to tailor the training to meet your budget, time and goals.

What is the ratio of trainers to learners?

This depends on the type of training you’re looking at. For group training, our ratio is typically one trainer to four delegates; this allows for plenty of individual coaching and feedback. Our masterclasses are generally hosted by one presenter and up to 100 people.

How to handle interviews and press conferences effectively

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