Online Media Training

Are you ready for online media interviews?


Media Training from Bit Famous

You only need to watch the news to see there's been a big shift in the way media outlets are doing interviews. At Bit Famous we're already helping our clients refresh their skills to ace Zoom, Teams and Skype video calls with the media. Here's just some of the new challenges our clients are facing:

Online media interviews are often broadcast live

The full length interview is more likely to be used

Concerns about what to say and how to tackle difficult questions are amplified

The overall 'look' of their on-camera performance from a home office

Colleagues and PR teams aren't directly on hand to offer support

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Bit Famous now delivers face-to-face media training online

In our experience, the vast majority of media interviews are based on the need for an exchange of information and expertise, they are rarely adversarial. We've adapted our tried and tested media training for confident and compelling interviews and can deliver this online. This is live face-to-face training conducted via video conference not an online course. It includes:

How to quickly prepare concise and engaging answers using our FACE technique

How to react with confidence when faced with unexpected or challenging questions

Realistic on camera practice and performance techniques

We can deliver this training for individuals or your whole team. Get in touch: | 01925 349 653

Media training with experienced news journalists and broadcast professionals


Penny Haslam is a former BBC business journalist, who was a regular presenter on national television and radio - her credits include BBC Breakfast, News Channel, PanoramaRadio 4 and Radio 5Live. As well as coaching and training clients of Bit Famous, she is a professional motivational speaker on the topics of visibility and confidence.


Steve Blears is a former national news journalist, reporting for BBC Radio 1's Newsbeat, Radio 5Live and Radio 4's Today. He is now a seasoned TV director and producer, with credits for prime time shows on Channel 4, BBC, UKTV and Sky. He is the producer and editor of the podcast series Make Yourself a Little Bit Famous


“No matter the audience you need Bit Famous to help you with your message and performance.” - Silicon Valley Bank

“The training they delivered was fantastic, effective and enjoyable. Essential for any organisation regardless of size or industry." - B Braun Medical Ltd 

“Penny is an outstanding media trainer and her background in broadcast journalism means she knows the media inside out.” - PHA media

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