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JD Sports – Crisis Communications Training

The recent revelation that JD Sports has suffered a data breach makes it the latest fashion brand to find itself having to manage a crisis. As the leading media training company for fashion and clothing brands, we regularly advise clients, working closely with their PR companies, on how to do interviews and manage the message [...]

By |2023-02-01T16:45:09+00:00February 1st, 2023|Crisis communication|0 Comments

Nadhim Zahawi – the crisis communications lessons for all organisations

It must have been an uncomfortable weekend for Nadhim Zahawi. The Conservative Party chair is under intense scrutiny after it was revealed that he paid a penalty to HMRC over unpaid tax while he was chancellor. At Communicate Media, we provide crisis communications training and advice to all kinds of organisations, and we’re finding that [...]

By |2023-01-24T09:21:29+00:00January 24th, 2023|Crisis communication|0 Comments

Five barriers to good communication that lawyers need to overcome

As the specialist provider of media training and presentation training for lawyers, we look at the barriers facing lawyers when it comes to communication. In our media training courses for law firms, we identify how solicitors and barristers can sometimes fail to get their message across or can find themselves discussing something that they don’t [...]

By |2023-01-16T09:47:24+00:00January 12th, 2023|Media Training|0 Comments

Do celebrities get media training?

It’s a question that we often hear during our media training courses. The answer is that most celebrities certainly do get coaching for media interviews – and we’re very often the providers. Obviously, we can’t say which celebrities we’ve trained to do media interviews. Still, the fact is that we’ve worked with actors, directors, TV [...]

By |2023-01-04T14:48:18+00:00January 4th, 2023|Media Training|0 Comments

Copywriting Course – Three Unexpected Realities

In our business copywriting courses, we give people tips, techniques, templates, and little tricks for writing blogs, thought pieces, reports, white papers, presentations, and emails. Participants tell us that they come away with a better idea of how to identify interesting, relevant subjects for blogs and how to write more quickly, efficiently and, most of [...]

By |2022-12-21T11:03:55+00:00December 21st, 2022|Media Training|0 Comments

Sam Bankman-Fried’s Crisis & Apology

As financial collapses go, the demise of the crypto-currency exchange FTX was pretty spectacular. In its bankruptcy filing, the company estimated it had between $10 billion and $50 billion in assets and liabilities and more than 100,000 creditors.    Worse still, even before it went under, questions were being asked about the close ties between [...]

By |2022-12-13T12:57:23+00:00December 13th, 2022|Crisis communication|0 Comments

Balenciaga and Why Crisis Management is Essential

Yet another clothing brand has found itself at the centre of controversy. Nike has officially cut ties with US basketball player Kyrie Irving a month after suspending the relationship because of Irving's promotion of an antisemitic film. The news comes just days after luxury brand Balenciaga was criticised for featuring young children carrying teddy bear [...]

By |2022-12-07T10:09:37+00:00December 7th, 2022|Crisis communication|0 Comments

Media Training for Start-ups

Although we provide media training for some of the largest brand names in the worlds of technology, financial services, the law, food and beverage, and fashion, we also specialise in media training for start-ups. We love working with small, fast-growing companies led by their founders who are looking to disrupt markets and do something in [...]

By |2022-11-29T16:24:21+00:00November 29th, 2022|Media Training|0 Comments

Why you should be yourself in a Media Interview

We were recently working with the senior management team of a big fashion retailer. When we played back one of the TV interviews to the group for feedback and recommendations, the interviewee was reasonably pleased with their messages and how they handled some of the tricky questions our trainer had thrown at them. “The techniques [...]

By |2022-11-16T09:52:42+00:00November 16th, 2022|Media Training|0 Comments

Five ways in which Media Training can help with your general business communications

We say it at the start of our Media Training courses, but it’s worth repeating here as well. The lessons, tips, and techniques we teach during these media coaching workshops are beneficial beyond media interviews – people on our courses tell us that they find what we’ve taught them helpful for their day-to-day business communication. [...]

By |2022-11-10T15:45:23+00:00November 10th, 2022|Media Training|0 Comments
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