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Dealing with the media

A Skills Series event for School of Management alumni

  • 20 Sep 2022, 12.30pm to 20 Sep 2022, 4.00pm BST (GMT +01:00)
  • This is an online event.
  • This event is free
Register to attend This event is invitation-only

For many of us, giving a live media interview can be a daunting and sometimes highly stressful task, however it doesn’t need to be. Dealing with the media will be delivered by Charlie Vernon, leading speaker coach and presentation skills expert, who worked in broadcasting for over ten years both in front and behind the camera.

Learn how to successfully communicate to camera and different media outlets to deliver your answers with true confidence. This session will provide you with some important tools that will allow you to deliver a professional and confident interview and importantly showcase your expertise correctly in order to portray your best professional self.

This session will include:

  • What to typically expect in a TV/Radio interview
  • How best to prepare at short notice
  • How to talk to camera and deliver answers with absolute confidence
  • How to make maximum impact in a short amount of time
  • Strategies for dealing with difficult questions
  • How to deal with and overcome nerves during a live media interview

You have two opportunities to attend this session on Tuesday 20 September.

It will run live at the following times:

12:30-13:30 BST Find out what time this is in your time zone

15:00-16:00 BST Find out what time this is in your time zone

Just register once and you will be provided with links to both sessions. You are welcome to attend either session.

To register you will need to provide your ID which will be included in your email invitation. If you have not received an invitation please email and request your ID by providing your first name, surname and date of birth.

The Skills Series has been developed for School of Management alumni and is hosted by Katie Calvert-Jones, Head of International Engagement and Alumni. These sessions are designed to be short and useful for our alumni, offering practical knowledge and skills.


Your Skills Series host is Katie Calvert-Jones, Head of International Engagement and Alumni at the School of Management. International trainer Charlie Vernon is guest speaker for ‘Dealing with the Media’.

Photograph of Katie Calvert-Jones

Katie Calvert-Jones

Photograph of Charlie Vernon

Charlie Vernon

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