This one-day online course develop skills to effectively engage with the science media to communicate and broadcast their research to wider audiences
Very hands-on practice with direct feedback! The best way to learn media skills!
It was really great to get an insight into the media communication world – something that is often alien to most scientists.
The practice interviews and feedback were really useful – I particularly like the fact we had a chance to repeat the TV interview to try to put into practice the feedback we received.
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Eligible attendees: Royal Society Daphne Jackson, Dorothy Hodgkin, Industry, Newton International, Sir Henry Dale, University Research and Wolfson Fellows.
Dealing with the media can be daunting. Will they understand your work? What if they get it wrong? Will you perform at your best?
As part of this one-day online course you will work with an experienced TV production team, a top voice coach, and a leading science communicator to prepare and practice media interviews. You will develop an understanding of best practice in science communication, and gain insight into the processes of science media and journalism. The requirements of different broadcast media, interview formats will be outlined and you will learn how to anticipate challenging questions and be shown how to interrogate your work into a story the media will be interested in. The tutors will work with you in a personalised broadcast interview experience, with an accompanying digital recording, which can afford you real life feedback and confidence to carry forward into your future communication opportunities.
The course will be delivered online; providing a combination of “asynchronous” content followed by a live training workshop enabling interactive and group exercises. Participants will receive direct feedback from expert trainers delivering the same skills development outcomes as our face-to-face workshops. Pre-training questionnaires will ensure content is tailored to your needs. Click to see the course agenda.
This course is designed by Screenhouse and is tutored by leading production and communications professionals.
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