DMG allows clients the flexibility to create a customized media training program that fits individual levels and preferences. Our 3 distinct session options can be mixed-and-matched to meet specific needs and goals.

 

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Option One: Intro to Interviews

Length & Format: Group session (up to 25 people)
Half-day; Classroom-style presentation

Overview: Intro to Interviews focuses on best practices for visual, vocal, and verbal performance for TV and radio interviews.

Lessons Covered:

  • Verbal: Implement the “DMG Messaging Formula” to develop clear messages and avoid common pitfalls.
  • Vocal: Deliver your message to resonate: tone, pace and inflection matter.
  • Visual: Use natural and engaging body language.

*DMG recommends combining Intro to Interviews with Behind the Mic so you can immediately apply what you’ve learned.

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Option Two: Behind the Mic – Beginner

Length & Format: Group Session (up to 6 people)
Half-day; On-camera exercise

Overview: Behind the Mic allows you to put into practice the lessons learned in Intro to Interviews. You’ll have the opportunity to do mock interviews in 5 different formats with real-time feedback and coaching.

Formats:

  • Radio
  • Live – TV, in studio
  • Live – TV, satellite
  • Live – TV, debates
  • Pre-recorded – radio, TV, and print

Each interview is followed by a verbal critique and you’ll receive the footage of your interviews for future reference and review.

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Option Three: Behind the Mic – Advanced

Length & Format: Individual session
Half-day; On-camera exercise

Overview: Behind the Mic – Advanced is designed for experienced clients interested in polishing their media interview skills. The timeless adage that you can always improve holds true when it comes to interviewing. Prior to this session, the trainer will review your past media interviews so that the session can focus on addressing your individual strengths and weaknesses.

Session Take-aways:

  • Sharpen strengths
  • Increase confidence
  • Improve weaknesses
  • Hone message delivery

Each interview is followed by a verbal critique and you’ll receive footage of your interviews for future reference and review.

 

All sessions can be hosted at your office, if a conference room or similar venue is available. Otherwise, DMG can provide space (including renting a studio facility) for an additional fee.