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MEDIA TRAINING

LeFevre Media has helped thousands of spokespeople give dynamic, memorable and engaging radio and television interviews.

develop skills & techniques to give great interviews

Whether you’re a CEO with a bit of a crisis looming, or a nervous first timer who wants to get to grips with great communication, LeFevre Media gives you the know-how to make sure you’re totally equipped and confident to take control of your media or presentation event.

This is a day full of new experiences. We don’t talk at you. We’ll work with you to to develop the skills and techniques to show the best of you. You’ll eliminate jargon, sharpen up your body language, conquer nerves and focus on key messages. You’ll discover how to answer the ‘killer’ question, deflect difficult topics and avoid the unguarded comment. You’ll improve immensely your impact both visually and in what you say. and so become a dynamic and appealing interviewee. You’ll see the media in a whole new light!

All of our trainers are highly experienced broadcasters, producers and journalists who will share their media experience with you.

We do extensive research to make sure your practice interviews are current, topical, and relevant, and of network standard

Join us for inspirational training as we explain how things work in the media. What you need to know? What questions to ask? How can you take control?


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Media trainers Bristol, Interview training
An interview should not be an interrogation, but a great conversation.

  • Look, sound and feel confident
  • Get rid of jargon
  • Get your message across
  • Handle tough questions
  • Make it memorable
  • Present with impact to the public and colleagues

From helping Chief Executives and Directors handle highly sensitive news stories, to beginners who want to present with impact, we help you prepare for any media or presentation opportunity.

Most of all the courses are fun, enjoyable and rewarding.
Time and again delegates tell us how they were taken out of their comfort zone, but learned loads, are so pleased they did the course.


TYPICAL ITINERARY

09:30 – INFORMAL GREETINGS

  • Coffee and introductions
  • What the day is about
  • How the media works and how to make it work for you

09:45 – RADIO WORKSHOP 1

  • How to approach an interview, preparation, jargon
  • Explaining complex issues in a nutshell / giving examples
  • Radio interviews. Delegates have their first shot behind the mic!
  • Playback and analysis

09:50 – RADIO WORKSHOP 2 : PLANNING YOUR INTERVIEW

  • Avoiding common mistakes
  • The ‘Message Wheel – top line and key points.
  • Different types of interview: Studio, OBs, online, ‘down the line’
  • Answering difficult questions

10:00 – COFFEE

11:15 – PREPARE FOR INTERVIEWS ON YOUR OWN SPECIALISED SUBJECT AREA

  • What information you need to get across in your interview

12:00 – IN-DEPTH INTERVIEWS

  • Delegates do recorded radio interviews
  • Playback and discuss

13:00 – LUNCH

13:30 – PRESENTATION SKILLS

  • Speaking with impact
  • How to make them listen

INTRODUCTION TO TELEVISION

  • Body language and signals – look and feel comfortable
  • What not to wear!
  • Understand what’s happening ‘backstage’

14:00 – TV WORKSHOP 1

  • Short TV interview
  • Feedback on TV interviews

14:45 – COFFEE

15:00 – TV WORKSHOP 2

  • Hostile interviews & dealing with difficult questions.
  • How to deal with confrontation
  • Down the Line TV interviews
  • Outside Broadcasts / Studio Interviews
  • ‘Keynote’ interview

16:00 – PLAYBACK AND ANALYSIS

16:30 – DEBRIEF, QUESTIONS & ANSWERS. FINISH

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