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Workshop Overview

Whether you are engaging with the Wall Street Journal, editors at an important trade publication, or the local media in your community, inclusive media training is essential for public relations, marketing, and branding. To seize these opportunities, you must master the art of media interviews. Led by an award-winning journalist and Certified Diversity Executive, this workshop ensures that you understand the media, are prepared, confident, and understand how to be a concise and authentic communicator.

Key Takeaways

We make inclusive media communications training come to life through education about inclusive communication principles and discussion regarding best practices. Then, we bring the teaching to life with real-world training that ensures you are ready to shine in the media spotlight. As a result, you will be prepared for every opportunity to showcase yourself and your organization.

This workshop offers:

  • Foundational training on the media landscape and the interviewee’s “Bill of Rights”
  • How to make inclusive communications the focus of authentic marketing and branding
  • Real-world, on-camera interview practice with immediate feedback 
  • Tips for developing and tailoring your message
  • Training on crisis communications dos and don’ts, ensuring you can navigate challenging situations with grace and clarity
Melanie leading a professional development DEIA training in a conference room

Meet Your Instructor

This workshop is facilitated by certified diversity executive, Emmy-nominated journalist, and award-winning multimedia producer, Melanie Sanders.

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Designed for You and Your Team

At TDM, we firmly believe in the power of collective growth. Our courses and workshops are meticulously designed to foster a cohesive, transformative learning experience that taps into the unique dynamics of team environments. This approach ensures that skills learned are not only individual achievements but also become deeply embedded in the team’s DNA, creating a ripple effect of positive change throughout your organization.

Here’s why our team-based approach stands out:

  • Unified Learning: When an entire team learns together, they share a common language, set of tools, and experiences. This ensures smoother implementation of new strategies and insights within the organization.
  • Strengthened Bonds: Shared learning experiences foster deeper connections, mutual understanding, and trust among team members.
  • Tailored Experiences: Our workshops and courses can be customized to address specific team dynamics, challenges, and goals, ensuring the most relevant and impactful learning journey.
  • Sustained Impact: A team that learns together supports each other in the application of new knowledge, ensuring long-term retention and continuous improvement.

Ready to Level Up Your Team?

Our workshops are the gateway to a transformed, cohesive, and high-performing team. Reach out to us, and let’s craft your team’s journey to success.