13th July – Media skills training day for charities

13th July – Media skills training day for charities

Media skills training day for charities and social enterprises

Appearing on television is flattery and fear in equal measure, yet it looks so simple when you see it every night. Smile, sound confident, state your case, and answer the questions. In reality though, when you’re in front of a camera, or an unfamiliar television studio it all becomes that little bit harder.

Date:

Thursday 13th July

Time:

9.30 – 4.30

Venue:

BulliesOut, Ground Floor, 2 Neptune Court,
Vanguard Way, Cardiff CF24 5PJ

Description

Our media training workshops are for 8-10 people per day (maximum). The training is for TV & radio interviews, and includes filming two interviews with each delegate, with the interviews being played back and constructive feedback given.

The sessions are very hands on and intensive, but done in a safe, encouraging, and positive setting.

The training content looks at:

  • How to answer questions
  • How to deliver key messages
  • How to appear on camera

We go through the ‘how’ (or theory) part in detail and then get delegates in front of the camera.

We will work with you to prepare your story for interview, and you will learn techniques so that you, and your message, come across as well as possible.

Lights, Camera, Action

Once we have delivered the theory of how to give a good interview on camera, and looked at some examples (good, bad, and ugly) we recreate the setting for a media appearance.

Feedback from previous workshops

 

The Luminous media training was brilliant, Martin was a great trainer and made everyone feel comfortable and the staff who took part feel that it has given them a lot more confidence to do media interviews.

Beth Mahoney

Marketing and Communications Manager, Gofal

Martin, from Luminous Media, has been incredibly supportive with our training for our Young Adult Carer Council. He tailored the media training specifically for our young people, who found him engaging and interesting. We would certainly use his services in the future.

Elizabeth Taylor

Education Officer, Carers Trust Wales

Parking
There are limited parking spaces available outside the venue in parking bays as well as roadside parking.

Refreshments
Tea and coffee will be available throughout the day. Lunch can be bought at various food outlets near the venue.

Workshop cost
The workshop cost is £179. Payment is required in full when booking to confirm your place.

Cancellation policy
If cancellation occurs before 1st July 75% refund will be given. However, if cancellation occurs after 1st July a 50% refund will be given.

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Media Training for Charities

Media Training for Charities

Media Training for Charities

We were recently invited to run a media training day for senior staff at Gofal, the mental health and wellbeing charity.

Gofal provides a wide range of services to people with mental health problems, supporting their independence, recovery, health and wellbeing. They also lobby to improve mental health policy, practice and legislation, as well as campaigning to increase public understanding of mental health and wellbeing. You can find out more about their work here

Media training for TV and radio interviews

We run media training workshops for 8-10 people per day (maximum). The training is for TV & radio interviews, and includes filming two interviews with each delegate, with the interviews being played back and constructive feedback given.

The sessions are very hands on and intensive, but done in a safe, encouraging, and positive setting. The training content looks at answering questions, delivering key messages, and how to appear on camera (body language, posture etc.). We go through the ‘how’ (or theory) part in detail and then get delegates in front of the camera.

Lights, Camera, Action

Once we have delivered the theory of how to give a good interview on camera, and looked at some examples (good, bad, and ugly) we recreated the setting for a media appearance. All of the delegates had to prepare interview answers. We filmed each interview and gave feedback on how they did.

Feedback

Here’s what they said:

“The Luminous media training was brilliant, Martin was a great trainer and made everyone feel comfortable and the staff who took part feel that it has given them a lot more confidence to do media interviews.”

Beth Mahoney, Marketing and Communications Manager, Gofal

Our approach to training

Our media training combines theory and practice and is bespoke to each organisation that we work with.

Rather than pull materials down from the shelf we work with each organisation’s Comms team to tailor the content for the day. This includes preparing case studies and scenarios and sourcing comparable interview footage.

We will always meet with the Comms officer/training organiser in advance to plan the day.

Planning your workshop

If you would like to discuss how our training workshops can help enhance the communications strategy and maximise opportunities for your charity or organisation you can fill out this contact form, email us at hello@luminous.media or call us on 01633 746444

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