British-born journalist Abi Daruvalla (U2Media) develops and delivers tailor-made media-training to companies, public sector organizations and NGOs that operate internationally.
Training: Meeting the media? Learn to KISS… (also available in Dutch)
If you understand journalists and what they need, you won't see them as the enemy.
Abi trains directors, managers and communication professionals around the world on how to pitch stories, give inspired interviews and cope with the media in crisis situations. Formulating and delivering key messages to get your story across or cope with a crisis, preparing for press conferences or media interviews. The focus depends on your needs.
Learn to Kiss…(Keep It Short and Simple)
Abi’s standard one-day media training workshop (link to program) is designed for a maximum of three participants (other options possible). At the end of this training, participants:
- Understand the needs of the media
- Can formulate & deliver clear, concise messages (KISS)
- Realise the importance of non-verbal communication
Abi works with co-trainer Bibi Smink a professional actress. As well as working with U2Media, Bibi trains actors for a worldwide entertainment company and performs in plays, films and commercials. During the media training Bibi gives advice on presentation techniques and operates the video camera.
Both Abi and Bibi are bilingual (English & Dutch).
Training duration: minimum 1 day
Location: Projob Amsterdam, in-company or other
Costs: to be agreed based on client needs and specific training proposal