An Introduction to Media Training (Press & Radio) - Halesworth

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Halesworth Golf Club

Bramfield Road


IP19 9XA

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An Introduction to Media Training (Press & Radio)

Want to feel confident when talking about your business to the press and radio? Never been interviewed before and want to know how to manage the situation and ensure you get your messages across in the right way? Or do you simply want to understand what the media be it radio or journalists are looking for to make a good story and to ensure a positive outcome, or manage a bad one?

If you answered yes to any of the above then this course is suited to you and your businesses needs.

Join us and the wonderfully excellent Rachel Sloane at this event, and improve your confidence, understanding and readiness for press or radio interaction. Rachel Sloane is an experienced speaker, radio presenter, trainer and author. She runs many of our courses, including our writing and interviewing skills and presentation and public speaking workshops, all with rave reviews. All our attendees' comment on how much more confident they are when they leave the workshops.

We are able to deliver this is free of charge to you with thanks to funding from the European Regional Development Fund and East Suffolk Council.

Who is this course for?

This course, as with all the New Anglia Growth Hub events, is suited and intended for businesses already running and established. Please refer to courses by NWES and MENTA for courses more suited for those businesses who are pre-start or have been trading for less than 12 months.

What you will need

We recommend bringing a pen and notepad to capture notes on the day. Some attendees choose to bring a laptop but this is not required as all exercises will be done in a group format on the main screen where required. Please note, we cannot guarantee WIFI access on the day.

Agenda for the Day

09:15 Registration, Tea & Coffee

09:30 Welcome, H&S & Growth Hub 'Who are we and how can we help'*

09:45 What the press and media want*

• Introductions (recorded)

• What makes a good story?

• Defining your key messages

• Who and how to approach the press and media

• How the media works

11:15 Refreshment Break: Tea/Coffee

11:30 Planning a radio interview*

• Radio interview on your company or work, with feedback (recorded)

• Radio interview on your company or work, with feedback (recorded)

• Coping with negative publicity

• What now? How are you going to use your new skills?

13:00 Q&A*

13:15 Close


I would like to book for more than one person from my company?

Due to the popularity of these events, we are only able to allow one person per company to attend. However, please email, if you wish a colleague to attend as well and if we have cancellations we will notify you immediately in a first-come, first-served basis to offer another ticket.

Access to the venue?

Please be aware this training room is on the 1st floor. Please call the venue to check if you feel this may cause you any issues on 01986 875567.

What are my options for getting to and from the event?

There is plenty of parking on-site and it is free. Please see the website for the Golf Club for details of how to get there and any questions.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email if you have any questions or queries.

What will be done with the information I supply?

Your information will be stored on Eventbrite according to Eventbrite terms and conditions. Upon arrival you will be required to sign in on our attendance sheet, to provide evidence of your physical attendance, state aid and feedback form for the event, and if we are missing of the key data, such as company name, address contact number a form to collect this missing information. This will be kept on the server as evidence for our ERDF funding for the length of the contract evidence requirements. After your attendance will be stored on the secure Growth Hub CRM system. This is required in order to provide evidence of your attendance and eligibility for the course. This will be kept to the statutory dates any only accessible to Growth Programme and authorised personnel. If you request further contact from an adviser post this event they will use this information to contact you and log any future interactions, again to evidence for ERDF funding.

Your information will not be given to any third parties without your permission. However we will share your details with our trainers if you tick the sign in box next to your signature upon signing in, so they are able to contact you should you wish them to.

Any paperwork completed by you for the course, you are welcome to have copies of upon request.

State Aid Declaration

This event is delivered, free of charge, to SMEs (SME is defined as an Enterprise with fewer than 250 employees and has either an annual balance sheet not exceeding £40m or Annual Turnover not exceeding £35m) other restrictions may apply. This support is being provided as de minimis aid under EC Regulation 1407/2013 (De Minimis Aid Regulation). The value of this support has been calculated as £175.

Please note: This is not a request for payment; we are merely required to notify you of the value, which will be relevant if you wish to apply or have applied for any other de minimis State Aid in the future. There is a ceiling of €200,000 for all de minimis aid provided to anyone organisation over a three fiscal year period (i.e. your current fiscal year and previous two fiscal years).

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