"Thank you Karen and Becky for an informative and insightful day. By far the most helpful PR course I've been on." - Naomi Chow, PR and Community Manager for Jellyfish UK.
"Great day - a must for budding and established PRs." - Candida Lathbridge, Press Officer, London South Bank University
"Absolutely brilliant day - learnt everything one needs to know about the PR industry and journalists." - Alice Ogilvie-Smals, Consultant, Owl Marketing Solutions
Run by national journalists Karen Attwood (the Independent on Sunday, Press Association) and Becky Howard, (Stylist Live, former celebrity editor of Good Housekeeping) of Nine Media (www.ninemediatraining.com) this complete media training day combines Nine Media's four most popular courses and will leave PRs motivated, energised and bursting with new ideas.
Journalist Secrets reveals the inner workings of journalists and how they choose what they cover and why. It covers the day in the life of a journalist, how stories make it into the press and the hidden routes to getting coverage.
How to Build a Powerful Network Personal contacts are at the heart of successful PR - so learn how to develop those all-important relationships with journalists the right way
Press Release Bootcamp covers the essential tools to craft great releases, find the hidden news stories to make journalists take notice and practical tips on sending out your message. The majority of press releases sent to journalists are deleted - learn how to make sure yours isn’t.
Pitch Perfect shows how to target journalists the right way. This session reveals the tips and tricks to get journalists listening to your phone call and replying to your email, including how to tailor your approach to different journalists and what NEVER to say during a phone call.
Twitter Hacks reveals just how Twitter has revolutionised the way journalists work – and how you can use this for you and your clients.
By the end of the day you will be confident in approaching journalists, be able to find the hidden news stories for your clients, craft ‘journalist ready’ press releases, know how to stand out from the crowd on social media and create a strong online identity.
"Every PR should attend this day...it's so useful. Not just for new PRs but a great refresher for anyone in the industry." - Sandra Amos, PR Executive, Commotion Communications
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
By tube: London Bridge (Jubilee and Northern lines ); Borough (Northern line); Southwark (Jubilee and Northern lines)
By rail: London Bridge rail station is a 10 minute walk
By bus: Numbers 381 and RV1 stop along Southwark Street – get out at stop SW, just before Great Guildford Street. The 344 goes down Southwark Bridge Road – get off at stop BJ just after the crossroads of Southwark Street and Southwark Bridge Road.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Bring notepad and pen and any questions you may wish to ask the trainers on the day.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes, if you are unable to attend a colleague can attend in your place
What is the refund policy?
:: If cancellation occurs eight days or more prior to the reserved course, then you are entitled to the following: (I) To send another delegate from the same company to attend the reserved course; or (II) To select an alternative Nine Media Training & Consultancy course to be attended by you; or (III) A refund minus £25 administration fee.
:: If cancellation occurs within seven days of the reserved course, then no refund will be made, Selection of another delegate from the same company to attend the reserved course is still possible.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay? Yes
Thursday, 24 November, 2016 from 10:00 to 16:30 (BST)
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