How Do I Find Media Training Near Me?
"The best way to find a media trainer, or a company to do media training, is a Google search. "
You need to find somebody to do media training, but how do you go about it?
Typically, organizations that don’t normally do media training aren’t really sure of how to find a media trainer, or how much media relations training will cost. Here are a few tips.
The best way to find a media trainer, or a company to do media training, is a Google search. You’ll find a list of media trainers and also ads for those providing media relations training workshops.
You can also ask other organizations, who have taken media relations training who they used, and how well they performed.
When you find a media trainer, check their qualifications and experience, testimonials on their website and Google reviews.
Some companies do media training and although they provide a good service, they may have several people who do media training, so you can’t be sure about the person you’re getting to do the training. That may not be a problem, but always ask about the specific person you’ll be getting as a media trainer.
People like to find media trainers in their area, because they often feel the media trainer knows their issues the best. That’s understandable, however I have done media training between Nanaimo on the west coast and St. John’s, Newfoundland on the east coast and have never felt at a disadvantage because of the work done in advance to prepare me for the training and the organization’s issues.
Media trainers typically have to charge for their travel expenses, so that could be a factor in your decision, depending on your budget.
Finding a media trainer isn’t easy, but look for somebody who responds quickly to your calls and emails. That can also be a sign how of the customer service they provide.