London Corporate Training

Media Relations

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London Corporate Training
In London (Inglaterra)
  • London Corporate Training

*Guide price
Original amount in GBP:
£ 2.785

Important information

Typology Short course
Level Beginner
Location London (Inglaterra)
Duration 1 Week
Start 25/06/2018
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  • Short course
  • Beginner
  • London (Inglaterra)
  • Duration:
    1 Week
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Course aims:

- To understand how media works and benefit from effective media relations
- To identify story types and how they should be ‘pitched’ to editors
- To gauge the importance of stories and how media will assess them
- To plan a successful press conference and give winning interviews
- To relate to and understand the importance of new and social media

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Facilities (2)
Where and when
Starts Location
25 jun 2018
08 oct 2018
3 Shortlands, Hammersmith, London, W6 8DA, London, Inglaterra
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19 feb 2018
3 Shortlands, Hammersmith, London, W6 8DA, London, Inglaterra
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Starts 25 jun 2018
08 oct 2018
3 Shortlands, Hammersmith, London, W6 8DA, London, Inglaterra
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Starts 19 feb 2018
3 Shortlands, Hammersmith, London, W6 8DA, London, Inglaterra
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Course rating
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Reviews on this course

Florence Maina
What I would highlight: The course was very interesting and I developed a new perspective on international relations. The trainer was very knowledgeable and it was a pleasure having him share his vast knowledge with us. The LCT admin team was fabulous.
What could be improved: Everything was OK
Course taken: Septiembre 2016
Would you recommend this centre?: yes
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What you'll learn on the course

Public Relations
Media Relations
Social Media
Press Conferences
Techniques for New Media
Media Relations Managers

Course programme

How to Establish Successful Media Relations

  • Understanding the difference between media relations and public relations
  • Establishing, managing and maintaining relationships with target media Appreciating news values and analysing reporters stories
  • Who is who in the news structure; reporters, editors, desk journalists and others
  • Importance of maintaining lists and data on target journalists

Pitching Stories Successfully

  • Identifying reporters’ beats and understanding their importance
  • How to pitch your stories to key journalists
  • Recognising news deadlines and observing them
  • Planning, setting out and writing successful press releases
  • Understanding how and where reporters get their news material

Identifying the Importance of Stories

  • Deciding whether a story is for all media or specific news outlets
  • Gauging how important a story might be to media
  • Gaining a reputation as a dependable source of information for reporters
  • Following up your story with reporters
  • Developing and utilising ‘tip’ sheets

Press Conferences and Interviews

  • Planning, preparing, implementing and following up a press conference
  • The difference between a press briefing and press conference
  • Preparing for an interview and understanding the reason for it
  • Adopting television skills for before during and after an interview
  • Pitfalls and how to avoid no comment and off the record

Techniques for New Media

  • Media relations and the 24 hour news phenomenon
  • Media relations on line
  • Devising and managing web news conferences
  • Auditing and monitoring social media and utilising ‘citizen’ reporting Differences in approach to traditional and new media
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