An introduction to media
This one-day course provides participants with an introduction to the media. It covers radio/podcasts, print/online and social media, with the aim of demystifying the journalism process. Delegates will come to understand what journalists require for different media as well as how to give a good radio interview and provide quotes.
- An informed insider view of the broadcast and print industries
- Relevant examples
- Interactive print exercises and press release development
- Recorded, practice radio/podcast interviews
- Good microphone and interview techniques
- Voice and tone exercises
- Use of language
- How best to work with press teams
- What journalists want from you?
Who is the course for?
This training course is for anyone who would like to gain skills in media and how to communicate through different platforms.
Richard Hollingham is a multi-award-winning science journalist, writer and broadcaster. A science presenter and producer for BBC radio, he is space correspondent for BBC Future and presenter of the popular Space Boffins Podcast. Richard is author of Blood and Guts - a history of surgery, co-author of How to Clone the Perfect Blonde and editor of Space UK magazine.