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Media Friendly
Cedar House, Glade Road
Marlow, Bucks,
SL7 1DQ

01628 474 154

enquiries@mediafriendly.org

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do you run the courses?

  • We can run training in your own premises, using our cameras and equipment.
  • We can use a local external venue, away from office distractions.
  • You can come to our beautiful training centre, as an away day.
  • We also have access to broadcast TV studios in central London which we use for executive and advanced courses
  • We can also book a local broadcast studio
  • Our open courses are delivered in our training centre in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
  • You can come to us and have your tailored course in our training centre.

Which media training course will work best for us?

  • Our advanced media skills workshop focuses on corporate and serious issues and is ideal for CEOs and executive managers.
  • Our media interview skills course is perfect for new spokespeople who have little or no experience.
  • We recommend crisis media training for on-call managers and those who may be faced with a potential crisis at short notice.
  • Our media awareness seminar promotes a proactive attitude towards the media for a larger number of people

How many people can be trained at one time?

  • We recommend training six people on a full day course or up to four people on a half day course.
  • We also offer three hour sessions for one or two people
  • Media training is highly practical, with plenty of interview experience, playback analysis and one to one tuition, so it works better in smaller groups.
  • We recommend media awareness sessions as a half day course for non-spokespeople. It can also be tailored and used as part of an annual conference or networking event.

Can you take credit card payments?

  • Yes we can, although there may be a small charge for this

Where is the best place to run this training?

  • You can have the training anywhere, it doesn’t have to be in a studio.
  • We can run this in your own premises, using our cameras and equipment.
  • We can use a local external venue, away from office distractions.
  • You can come to our beautiful training centre, as an away day.
  • We can also book a local broadcast studio.

How often should we do training?

  • We recommend a short media refresher course every two years

Will you tailor the training to our organisation?

  • We research your organisation and we will work with your communications team to devise relevant interview scenarios for each person
  • If you are on a PR course and have event that you want to promote we will use that as our template, giving you plenty of tips and advice

What type of interview scenarios do you cover?

  • Any success stories
  • Potential crisis issues
  • We can help you develop your key messages

Could you prepare us for a potential media crisis?

  • Is this as part of your leadership development programme?
  • Is this part of your induction training for new staff?
  • Would you like to raise media awareness in your organisation?

Do you give discounts for charities?

  • All of our courses are competitively priced
  • We offer discounted rates for larger programmes.
  • We can give a charity discount if you have five or six people on a full day course

What are your payment terms?

  • See our T&C’s for payments and cancellations