Media Training: Look Great on TV-Get the Exact Quotes You Want

Media Training: How to look your best on camera, shape a media message, answer questions and speak in sound bites. | taught by TJ Walker

Course description

Imagine that you are on a live major national TV news program. You are being grilled by a tough and forceful host. look confident, comfortable and relaxed. You actually feel as comfortable and relaxed as if you were having a one on one conversation with a friendly client. You have a clear and understandable message that is coming out forcefully.

You answer the tough questions; you don't dodge them. But you answer questions on your own terms, never defensively.

Finally, your key messages are sprinkled with sound bites so that no matter how the interview is edited later, by that network or other journalists who happen to be watching, you get the exact quotes you wanted and planned.

This can become your reality, if you go through media training using the Media Training Worldwide methods.

The problem with being interviewed by the media without media training or with inadequate media training is the following:

*You look scared and uncomfortable

*You feel nervous

*You answers are clumsy, awkward and complex

*Your quotes and sound bites are defensive, off message, and in some cases, career ending

*Your reputation is harmed, not helped

Don't let this be your reality.

At the Media Training Worldwide online media training course we help you with one big goal: Making you look confident on TV and getting the exact messages and quotes you want in the final, edited, stories. All of our training for you is devoted to helping you build 4 very specific skills in order to accomplish your main media goal.

1. How to look comfortable, confident and relaxed on camera, so that you come across in the style you want.

2. How to shape a simple, 3-part, 30-second message, no matter how complicated your subject matter is.

3. How to answer questions in a focused, strategic manner.

4. How to create sound bites for each message point and then deliver those sound bites in the interview so you only get quoted with the words you planned in advance.

We build these skills though an intensive online, interactive course with more than 100 videos plus homework assignments.

You will also receive not one, but two media training books (Media Training A to Z and Media Training Success) at no charge.

Our founder and lead trainer is TJ Walker, a 30 year veteran of the media training industry. Here is more about TJ:

*Trained Presidents of countries, Prime Ministers, Nobel Peace Prize winners, US Senators, Members of Parliament, NFL stars and Miss Universes

*Author of five media and presentation training books, including the USA #1 Bestselling "Secret to Foolproof Presentation" (also a Wall Street Journal and Business Week Bestseller)

*Set Guinness Book of World Records for Most talk show appearances ever in a 24 hour period (more than 100)

* Has made more than 1000 network TV and radio appearances on CBS, ABC, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CNN, Bloomberg TV, Al Jazeera, NBC, CCTV, Fox Business, Russia Today, HLN, TrueTV, Comedy Central, Sirius and NPR.

Your next interview might still be months away. But right now is the perfect time to begin learning more media training skills. Within minutes, you can start reading books and watching media training videos in order to start your path to true media mastery. So enroll now in this online media training course or call us at 212-764-4955.

Don't let another day or possible media interview pass you by without being thoroughly prepared. Call now to begin the process of becoming a media master.


What do others say about TJ Walker and Media Training Worldwide

"TJ Walker's single-minded devotion to presentation training has made him
the #1 expert for executives seeking guidance on speaking to the public and

Bob Bowdon
Anchor/Reporter, Bloomberg Television

"TJ Walker is the leading media trainer in the world" Stu Miller, Viacom New Producer

"Media Training Worldwide is the world's leading presentation and media training firm." Gregg Jarrett, Fox News Channel Anchor


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Course Curriculum

Advanced Media Training - Overview
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Bonus Videos
How to Eliminate Nerves Before TV Interviews
How to Tell if Your Media Interview Was Effective
If You Forget What to Say During a TV Interview
Should You Wear Glasses for a TV Interview
How to Look Good for Your Skype Video Interview
How to Make a YouTube Video Via Webcam
5 Step Walker Method for Media Training
Should you take beta-blockers or alcohol before TV Interviews
How to Speak Into a Microphone
How to Think on your Feet for Media Interviews
Crisis Communications, How to Talk to the Media
Emergency Preparation for Media Interviews
Media Interviews, How to Get the Questions in Advance
Media Stars Enjoy Interviews
Worst Television Interview Ever!
How to Give a Great Radio Interview Over the Phone
Top Three Media Interview Mistakes
What if You Hate Your Voice for Media Interviews
How to do a Satellite TV Interview
What Makes Great Media Communicators Great
How to Use a TelePrompTer for TV Newscasts
Never say 'No Comment' the the Media
How to avoid saying uh and um on TV interviews
What is the Difference Between Mediocre Media Training and Great Media Training
How to Stall a Reporter During an Interview
What Ground Rules Should Media Interviews Have
Should You Memorize Your Media Messages for TV Interviews
What Equipment do you need to Conduct a Media Training
What is the Best Video Camera for Making Internet Videos
Media Skills are Learned, not Bred
Which Media Form, Radio, TV, Text is most effective
Media Training Tips for Talk Radio
What if a Reporter Misquotes You
How to Brainstorm Media Messages
What to do if Reporters are stupid, lazy or dumb
Don't Wait for Reporters to Ask Questions
How to Turn Sound bites on and Off
How and When to be a Sound Bite Machine
Media Interview Tips, Return Reporters' Phone Calls
Never Act Defensive in a Media Interview
Don't lie to the media | Media Training
How to Stall for Time if a Reporter Calls
When to Speak Off the Record with Reporters
Don't Time Stamp Your Media Answers
How to Fight Media Bias | Media Training
Don't ask Reporters to Read Back Your Quotes
Don't Wait for Reporters to Call You
Crisis Communications, Don't Let Lawyers Run the Show
How the Media Can Make or Break Your Career
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