If you’re looking for a full day media and communication training workshop, a forum for larger groups of early career researchers or one-one tailored training for research leaders, we can help. More info below or call Sarah +61 413 332 489 or Niall +61 417 131 977.
One-day media and communication training workshop
Book into a one-day intensive media and communication training workshop and work with professional science communicators and journalists.
At the workshop, participants will:
- meet local journalists;
- learn how to ensure research is reported accurately;
- practice being interviewed for radio and television;
- find out how the media works and how to make it work for them;
- gain confidence in talking about research so that it has impact with media, government, industry and other stakeholders.
Cost is $800+GST per person. Or we can come in-house for small groups of up to 14 participants. Cost is $8,000 +GST.
90-minute moderated discussions where we bring your audience to you.
Previous guests have included former ministerial advisors and patient advocates; commercialisation advisors and farming advisors; as well as journalists from Channel 7, Channel 10, The Age, The Herald, Sun and 3AW.
Suitable for 10 to 100 participants. They run for 90 minutes. Cost is from $2,000 plus travel.
Make Your Pitch: learn what makes a good pitch, write one, present and get feedback.
Meet the media: panel discussion with TV, radio and print journalists.
Talking science with business and government: panel discussion with business and government advisors.
Develop an online profile: Run as two 90-minute sessions. The first introduces researchers who have built strong personal profiles. The second sessions walks through the steps to develop a personal profile: websites/Twitter accounts, Facebook profiles. It covers why do you want a profile, who are your communities of interest and keeping out of trouble.
Pictures and videos: How to create compelling vision to support your media and online activities. Varied from 90-minutes to half day to full day.
What do our media training courses cover?
This practical workshop will help you:
- know what to expect when the media does a story
- practise your interview techniques with working journalists
- get your message out as accurately as possible
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