Media Training Agency

Being able to communicate effectively and get your key messages across to the media is absolutely essential in order to build or maintain a reputable brand.

We run bespoke media training courses on all aspects of the media, so you can take advantage of the media, increase your brand’s notoriety and more from our award-winning Media Specialists.

Whether it’s a live camera debate or an informal phone interview, our Media Trainers are experienced in how to create a positive media image.

What to Expect from Our Media Training Sessions

Our media training sessions are designed to be interactive and engaging, providing you with a huge amount of skills and knowledge to succeed in any media setting. Some of the key components of our media training sessions include:

Mock interviews

We’ll conduct mock interviews with you to help you practice your communication skills and get comfortable in front of the camera.

Message development

We’ll work with you to develop clear and concise messaging that accurately reflects your brand and your goals.

Crisis management

We’ll help you develop a plan for handling difficult situations and responding to crises in a professional and effective manner.

Q&A practice

We’ll provide you with practice answering common questions and help you develop strategies for handling difficult or unexpected questions.

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Why is media training important?

Improved communication skills

Media training can help you develop the skills you need to communicate your message clearly and effectively, whether you’re speaking to a journalist or a potential customer.

Increased confidence

By providing you with the tools and techniques you need to succeed in media settings, media training can help you feel more confident and prepared when facing the media.

Better media opportunities

When you’re able to communicate your message effectively, you’re more likely to get positive media coverage and to have your message reach a wider audience.

Crisis management

Media training can also help you prepare for and respond to crisis situations, ensuring that you’re able to handle difficult situations with ease and professionalism.

Going Beyond Verbal Communication

It’s not just about what you say, body language also plays a massive part in how you are perceived by the media, whether it be a presentation to various senior journalists or for a one-to-one interview.

Our courses teach you how to use body language to your advantage in this process, ensuring you give off the best impression possible before you’ve even spoken a word.

Why Choose Prohibition for your media training?

Our award-winning consultants Chris Norton and Will Ockenden have more than 45 years of experience in the media landscape – working at several large PR and comms consultancies, as well as in-house.

We have trained hundreds of brands since 2009 – including household names like Oxford University, Durham University, and Primula. Not only that, but we’re a multi-award-winning comms, PR, and social media marketing agency. Including the winner of the prestigious PRCA’s Medium Sized Agency of the Year 2022 Award, so you can trust that you’ll be learning from the best.

Bespoke Options

We can tailor our course to suit your businesses exact needs. Just tell us which media skills you require help with, and we’ll create an agenda based on that.

It can be an intensive focus on one particular area, or we can cover a broader range of topics should you require.

For times when you only get one chance, our bespoke media training can help:

        •  Media training workshop and sessions
        • Live media interview simulation
        • Presentation training and speech writing
        • Press, radio and TV interview training
        • Video and web presenting
        • Strategy development
        • Prepare for a crisis

We also offer all kinds of other training courses, including an extremely popular social media workshop and lots of other bespoke courses for marketers and communications professionals.

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