Democratic Candidate Communications Training

Democratic Candidate Communications Training

How Democratic candidates can speak effectively to the media and live audiences throughout their political campaign. | taught by TJ Walker
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Course Curriculum

Public Speaking
Public Speaking
The Stump Speech
Brainstorm Every Topic and Message for Your Speech
How to start a speech
What is Your Water Cooler Message?
You Must Communicate with the Head and the Heart
Spell Out Benefits for Your Audience
Don't Make Your Speech a Data Dump
Writing a Speech
How Many Points Should Your Presentation Cover?
Magical Phrase for Every Speech
How to Start a Speech with an Icebreaker
What to Do if You Don't Like Your Voice
How to Speak with Confidence
How to Give a Formal Speech
How to Put Your Audience at Ease
How to Close a Speech
How to Pace a Speech
How to Prepare a Speech
Tell 'em what I'm gonna tell 'em, tell 'em
Public Speaking Rules You Should Never Break
How can I find out whether my presentation worked
Should I Rehearse My Speech and for how long?
How to Eliminate Nervousness for public speaking
How Not to be like Rick Perry
What to Do if You're Losing Your Audience
How to Handle a Heckler
How to Handle Questions from the Audience
Should I read my speech so that I don't make any mistakes?
How do I remember what to say in a presentation?
How to Prepare and Use Notes in a Speech
How to Stop Saying Um and Ah when You Speak
Why You Should Never Memorize a Speech
How to Make a Speech Powerful and Persuasive
How to Speak in Front of a Big Crowd
What if You are asked a question You Can't Answer?
Should I warn my audience I will be boring?
A Positive Attitude for Public Speaking
If my allotted speaking time is cut, what should I eliminate?
How to Move around while Making a Speech
How to Make Eye Contact with Your Audience
How to to Use a Teleprompter
How to Give a Motivational Speech
How to Sound Conversational in a Speech
How to Recover from Making a Mistake in a Speech
How to Make Prepared Remarks as Good as Your Q and A
What to Do with Your Hands when Making a Speech Public Speaking
Have a Public Speaking Improvement Plan
How to Use a Lectern or Podium When Giving a Speech
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Course description

This course is specifically for Democratic candidates running for public office in the United States. Candidates will earn how to develop a stump speech, hold press conferences, speak to live audiences and the media. Additionally, they will learn how to defend themselves form Republican attacks. The course will cover every aspect of developing messages, answering reporters' questions and speaking in sound bites. You will learn how to be a better candidate through this course. You will learn all the essential elements of media training, public speaking and presentation training.

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TJ Walker
TJ Walker
President, Media Training Worldwide

TJ Walker is the founder of Media Training Worldwide and has been conducting public speaking training workshops and seminars since 1984. Walker has trained Presidents of countries, Prime Ministers, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Super Bowl winners, U.S. Senators, Miss Universes and Members of Parliament.

His book, "Secret to Foolproof Presentations" was a USA Today #1 Bestseller, as well as a Wall Street Journal, and Business Week Bestseller.  A frequent network news communications analyst, Walker has made more than 2000 network TV and radio appearances on CBS, ABC, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CNN, Bloomberg TV, Al Jazeera, NBC, CCTV, Fox Business, HLN, TrueTV, Comedy Central, Sirius and NPR.

In 2009, Walker entered the Guinness Book Of World Records for most talk show appearances ever in a 24 hour period. Yearly, Walker has more than a quarter of a million views of his public speaking tips videos on social media platforms.

Walker is also the author of "Media Training A-Z" and "Media Training Success." Walker is also the producer/host The Facebook Page "TJ Walker - Speak to Influence" a source of daily public speaking training videos, tips and inspiration. He is also a past president of the National Speakers Association, New York City.

Walker is the most prolific producer of presentation skills online training courses in the world, with more than 100 separate courses. He has more than 50,000 students enrolled from 172 countries.

Walker was a merit scholar at Duke University where he graduated magna cum laude. He has lectured or conducted trainings at Yale University, Columbia University and Princeton University.


“TJ Walker’s single-minded devotion to presentation has made him the #1 expert for executives seeking guidance on speaking to the public and media.” Bob Bowdon, Anchor/Reporter, Bloomberg Television

“TJ Walker is the leading media trainer in the world.” Stu Miller, Viacom News Producer

“The world’s leading presentation and media training firm.” Gregg Jarrett, Fox News Channel Anchor

“To break through the cluttered media environment, it's important to get your message out in a clear and concise way. TJ knows how to do it and gives you the tips to succeed."

TJ Walker