posted on | written by Jim Walsh
It may seem self-evident but preparation is key to presenting yourself and your organisation for media interviews. The preparation has to be based on knowing what the style of the medium is, the audience, the context of the request for interview and the logistics. You also need to consider whether the interview will be live or recorded, will it be for press, radio/ or TV and will it take place in person or by phone or Skype.
Our media training is always bespoke and focussed on the client’s needs as well as the ethos and reputation of the organisation. Usually the person being trained knows their subject very well. The issue is usually how they will present that information and their ability to think fast when being questioned.
Here are the top 10 questions you need to ask yourself before agreeing to a media interview: