TeacherTJ Walker is the founder of Media Training Worldwide and has been conducting media training workshops and seminars since 1984. Walker has trained Presidents of countries, Prime Ministers, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Super Bowl winners, U.S. Senators,... View Profile
- Total Time 35 min
- Lessons 7
- Exercises 17
7 Lessons in This Course
4 minFREEPublic Speaking lesson 1Free3 CQ
This first lesson in TJ Walker's press conference preparation course explains what is unique about press conferences versus other forms of public speaking.
2 minPublic Speaking lesson 22 CQ
Get tips for delivering a press conference speech. Media trainer TJ Walker discusses ways to engage the audience, and shares why you shouldn't read your speech.
3 minPublic Speaking lesson 32 CQ
To attract media coverage and interest viewers at home, consider choosing a suitable backdrop for a press conference that reinforces your message.
7 minPublic Speaking lesson 44 CQ
Press conferences are a specific type of media event that require lots of strategy. Get tips for maximizing press conference coverage in this lesson.
2 minPublic Speaking lesson 52 CQ
After writing the press conference speech and sound bites, it's time to focus on presenting that message. Find out how rehearsing on video can help you prepare.
13 minPublic Speaking lesson 67 CQ
Speaking in sound bites that reinforce your message is fundamental to press conference success. Find out how to write sound bites that attract media coverage.
2 minPublic Speaking lesson 72 CQ
TJ Walker reviews each step of preparing for a successful press conference and offers a few final tips to help you master each one with total confidence.
636 min6-part Marketing course22 CQ
In this course, develop essential podcast presentation skills from leading media trainer TJ Walker. Get expert advice on picking a topic, formatting a podcast, improving your speaking style, and more!
533 min5-part Public Speaking course19 CQ
Have you ever lost your train of thought mid-speech? Or had PowerPoint technological issues? In this course, learn how to recover from public speaking mistakes and deliver with confidence.
726 min7-part Public Speaking course16 CQ
From giving great sound bites, to exemplifying proper radio interview etiquette, learn how to deliver a great radio interview in this advice-filled media course.
1035 min10-part Communication course24 CQ
In this series of lessons, media presentation expert TJ Walker presents tips and guidelines for sounding professional on the phone, from using technology effectively to avoiding verbal tics.
635 min6-part Sales course21 CQ
Giving a killer sales presentation is more than just reading facts off a Powerpoint. Learn how to give persuasive and meaningful business presentations with this course from media coach TJ Walker.
961 min9-part Public Relations course34 CQ
With proper crisis strategy and artful communication, executives in the oil and gas industry can reduce or prevent bad press from an oil spill or other disaster. Learn how in this course.
754 min7-part Public Relations course30 CQ
Whether a plane crashes, or a jet goes missing, this course for airline executives helps those responsible for interfacing with the media prepare a crisis communications plan and handle disasters.
965 min9-part Public Relations course37 CQ
In this course from media training expert TJ Walker, learn how you and your ideas can get picked up by mainstream media outlets by you producing consistent, online content with PR hooks.
1190 min11-part Public Relations course50 CQ
Winning a beauty pageant takes more than good looks—successful contestants learn how to engage with the media. This course covers the basic media skills you need to stay on message and project poise.
2796 min27-part Career Growth course66 CQ
In this media training course for healthcare professionals, you'll learn how to look your best on camera, stay on message, create useful sound bites, and use tough questions to your advantage.