Effective Presentation Skills for the Media
The power of media shapes the world we live in today. Mass media is the most powerful medium of communication and influence and it is everywhere. It can shape political attitudes, construct people as markets, portray representations as stereotypes and mould social and cultural group identities. This is why effective media presentation skills is so important, because negative news travels faster than positive, so communication must be accurate in the eyes of the media and how it's portrayed to the public.
How you present yourself when faced in front of the media, is of upmost importance. You are the symbolic image and representation of your organisation, company or department. This online course from our Information, Digital & Data Management series, will develop your effective media presenting skills, that you need to get the right message across loud and clear. Whether that be presenting on television, internet, newspapers and magazines or in the press. Learn the ways of modern media and be ready for any media challenges you might be confronted with.
At the Civil Service College, we tailor our courses to each attendee’s role and organisations, ensuring that each delegate gets the most out of the training. Our courses and trainers are continuously updated and evaluated to ensure that we are always delivering the best service possible.
This online virtual training course in 'Effective Media Presentation Skills' is applicable for anyone at any level or any sector. Recommended for those in the public and media limelight that want to enhance their skills in presenting infront of the media, for individuals within the media industry or share a media interest.
10:00 - 16:00
Available to be delivered In-House
Simon Hall is a journalist with 25 years’ experience. Most of his career has been spent as a BBC News Correspondent, specialising in local government, politics, policing, legal, and home affairs reporting, working for television, radio and online.Read Bio
Simon Hall is a journalist with 25 years’ experience of covering some of the biggest stories Britain has seen.
Most of his career has been spent as a BBC News Correspondent, specialising in local government, politics, policing, legal, and home affairs reporting, working for television, radio and online.
He also writes freelance articles for magazines and newspapers.
Simon has covered stories ranging from terrorist attacks to floods, fatal fires, serious crime, shipwrecks, cyber-attacks, the impact of austerity, and systemic organisational failures.
In recent years, he has also worked with council leaders, chief constables, chief executives, politicians, senior business people and chief fire officers to help with their handling of the media.
As well as being a journalist, Simon is an author, teacher and public speaker.
His novels - the tvdetective series - are about a television reporter who covers crimes and gets so involved in the cases he helps the police to solve them. Seven have been published.
Simon has also contributed short stories to a range of magazines, written plays, and even a pantomime.
Alongside his novels and stories, Simon is a tutor in creative writing, teaching at popular writers’ schools, on cruise ships and overseas.
Simon has become sought after as a speaker, appearing at a variety of prestigious literary festivals. His talks combine an insight into his writing work, along with some extraordinary anecdotes from the life of a television reporter.
Simon lectures at Cambridge and Exeter Universities on careers in the media, as well as giving talks about the industry at schools and colleges across Britain under the auspices of the Speakers for Schools charity.
Civil Service College can deliver In-House training within your organisation that is exactly tailored to meet your individual training requirements.
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