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Presenting with Media

Presenting with Media






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For front facing professionals who need to deliver impactful communications through a range of media. Screen and directing professionals will expertly guide you to maximise your camera presence, to connect with your audience down the lens, how to deliver engaging voice over and master auto cue technologies. Learn the art of presenting for media from working directors and professionals.

Course components

  • Review and assess the impact different media has on communication.
  • Identify the skills necessary for effective vocal delivery for radio, television and online media.
  • Identify how body language and physical energy affect an audiences' perceptions.
  • Plan for successful media presentations.
  • Put into practise improvisation techniques to respond effectively in the moment.
  • Build your confidence in relating to the camera, receiving feedback and direction.
  • Consider your image and on-screen presence.


  • Demonstrate greater confidence preparing and delivering media presentations.
  • Display an improved understanding of how technical elements impact performance.
  • Implement enhanced physical and vocal presence.
  • Develop an improved ability to respond ‘in the moment’ to challenging media scenarios.
  • Use techniques to support scripted media presentations.
  • Demonstrate a greater ability to manage difficult questions effectively and calmly.

Delivery style

Face-to-face at training venue
9am–5pm, over two consecutive days.

How to prepare

1. Please prepare a short 2-3 minute scripted media presentation.

2. Ask your colleagues to prepare 4-5 questions that the media might ask you if you were representing your organisation. The questions should be sealed in an envelope so that you cannot see them prior to the training. These questions will be used in media scenarios throughout the course.

Please wear comfortable clothes. On day two participants are asked to bring a professional outfit to change into for different media presentation scenarios. We will also need a current colour head shot to assist our stylist in selecting the right products for hair, makeup and wardrobe.

We welcome you from 8:30 am for tea & coffee. Please arrive by 8:45 am to ensure a prompt start.

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided.

What people have said about the course

  • 'I’m so grateful for the excellent work your two tutors did. It’s really given me the gift of the gab! In fact, recently I even gave a presentation for Hack Day in Sydney, a feat of which I’m not sure I could have done, or could have done as well as I did, without the teachings I got from NIDA'
    Media Researcher, Australian Associated Press (AAP)
  • 'I found this to be the most informative and compelling course that I have taken in my professional career. I continue to utilise the skills, as they apply to so many aspects of working life. I felt that I was a confident presenter before the course, but the improvement from the tape created on the first morning, when compared to our final piece on the second day, was extraordinary. I believe that this course is essential training for any executive that represents their company in the media, or in any public forum.'
    Major Donor Relationship Manager, The Smith Family


If you would like to know more about Presenting with Media, please contact one of our training specialists on 1300 650 357 today or contact us and we will respond to your enquiry within one business day.

Course Fee

$2,849 GST Inc. per person. This course has a maximum of six people.

This course can also be delivered in-house for your organisation.

See our cancellations and transfers policy.

We accept Mastercard and Visa online below. If you require payment by invoice please fill in our public course registration form (PDF 1,551 kB) and email to NIDA Corporate.

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