Media interviews are a risk, often causing anxiety—What questions will I be asked? Where do I look when I’m on camera? What do I wear?—but the reward for a strong interview can be substantial.
Media training covers the verbal, vocal, and visual components of strong interviews.
Don’t waste the opportunity to win over hundreds, thousands, even millions of people watching and listening to your interview. Interviewing is a skill set. It is not intuitive. Learn the proven strategies and techniques for concise, clear, and confident interviews. Interviews aren’t scary, if you’re prepared.
What you say and how you say it is critical to making sure your interview strikes a nerve and resonates with audiences. DMG teaches best practices for:
- Message Construction: Connect intellectual arguments to how they affect people. It’s not about policy. It’s about people.
- Blocking and Bridging: Keep the interview on-point, regardless of the questions asked. You won’t sound like you are dodging questions—we promise!
- Avoiding Pit Falls: Avoid the traps that could turn your interview into a career-damaging mess. Yes, it’s avoidable.
Use your voice to generate emotion. You’ll learn to speak in a fluid and confident manner.
It’s not about looking like a model, it’s about looking polished. How you sit, how you stand, your clothes, where you look, and even your hand gestures affect the audience’s perception of you. The reality is, image matters.