Press and radio skills training from Mosaic Media Training

When the pen is poised or the microphone pointed at you, make sure you're well prepared with Mosaic's press and radio interview skills training.  

This course gives delegates practical advice on how to promote themselves and their organisation through the mediums of print and radio, and gives an insight into the way the media works. Learn what journalists are looking for, how to give them what they want and the top tips for giving a clear, concise radio interview.

Armed with both practical knowledge and a wealth of advice from our experienced ex-BBC radio and TV presenters, you will no longer view the media with guarded suspicion but will learn to grasp every opportunity to raise your company’s media profile. Interacting with the media will become an enjoyable part of your job with your new found confidence and vision.

Press and radio skills course programme

A workshop with plenty of hands-on experience and exercises covering:

  • Understanding what makes a good story
  • Key messages
  • Preparing for an interview
  • Print interview techniques
  • Radio techniques
  • Constructive tips and feedback will given on preparation, presentation and style

Who should attend

If giving a press or radio interview is something you view with trepidation or you never seem to be able to get your point across clearly and concisely, this is the training for you. Suitable for every level of organisational personnel from marketing teams through to CEO, communications teams, SME business owners, entrepreneurs or anyone wishing to raise their media profile through print or radio.

Course outcomes

Delegates will leave this highly interactive and practical course equipped with the necessary skills and insight that will enable them to play a significant role in improving their organisation’s public relations activities. Wave goodbye to fears - an increased confidence about being called upon to give a press or radio interview is just one of the advantages to undergoing this professional, hands-on training.

Press and radio skills training will be individually tailored to your requirements and delivered at a time and location convenient to you and your delegates.

Email us at or call us now on 01206 841933 to find out how Mosaic's training course can set you on the right track. 

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Meet your media trainers for our Press and Radio Interview Skills course

Karen Ainley, expert Media Trainer from Mosaic

Karen Ainley

Karen Ainley is a former BBC TV and radio newsreader and reporter with a background in newspaper journalism. She started Mosaic Media Training in 2000 after leaving the BBC and has helped thousands of individuals improve their skills over the years. With a BA (Hons) in Publishing and Computing and now an MSc in Digital Marketing Communications, Karen loves all things techie, and has leapt from the world of 'traditional' media into the hugely diverse digital arena, where she has a keen interest in how businesses use the internet to promote themselves to their target audiences. She was one of the UK's first podcast trainers, when few people knew what a podcast was, and loves working with organisations of all sizes to help them raise their own strategic game.

Kevin Bentley from Mosaic Media Training

Kevin Bentley

Kevin Bentley spent more than 20 years with the BBC, the latter half as a TV reporter with BBC Look East and a parliamentary reporter and producer on the BBC’s East at Westminster programme.He has worked on Radios 1,2 and 4 and was a sub editor on Ceefax.He has also worked for numerous local radio stations, including BBC Essex. He is a past National President of the Round Table organisation and has been passing on his media training and presentation skills for over a decade.

Expert media trainer John Whyte-Venables from Mosaic Media Training

John Whyte-Venables

John Whyte-Venables is a professional journalist and trainer with 30 years in the media.  As a former BBC radio, television and online reporter there isn't much John doesn't know about how the press and broadcasters work, and he is never happier than when passing his knowledge on.  John is a highly experienced media trainer and has run many hundreds of video production and broadcast skills courses for a wide range of blue-chip clients, including government ministers and senior press officers, the University of Cambridge and the Environment Agency. He is also the author of four books about the media.


Client testimonial

Tania Lima, Science without Borders

Tania explains the benefits of our Interview Skills training course which has enabled her to engage more confidently with the media and deal with different situations in work and life more effectively.

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