Media Relations Training 

Media Training Nine Island

Do you tend to shy away from the spotlight? Does the thought of giving a televised interview or doing a social media live make you tongue-tied?

You could be called upon at any point to offer your expertise or provide insight. Are you prepared?

Whether you've done a dozen or zero media interviews or social media lives, you need to know how to prepare and craft your messages effectively.

At Nine Island, we know the national and regional media landscape and various social media platforms well and will guide you every step of the way so you can deliver your key messages clearly and with confidence.

Be A Thought Leader

Communication moves fast in our super-connected, wired-up world. The media and social media are your best chances at getting your message across to a wide audience.

As former journalists with over four decades of combined experience, we provide practical tips and invaluable industry insight. We're as close as trainees will get to the real deal, without having to do a real interview.

Our training is offered in full or half-day sessions, either in-person or online. In-person sessions take place at our state-of-the-art studio and includes:

  • TV news/talk show set up
  • Studio lighting and video cameras
  • Audio booth for radio interview scenario
  • Meeting rooms for office interview scenario
  • Training booklet

Our Approach

Did you know majority of communication is transmitted non-verbally? Seventy percent of communication is body language, 23% is voice tone and inflection, and only 7% is your spoken words? It’s not just what you say that’s important, but how you say it.

We’ll walk you through how to harness the power of your words and actions to help tell your story, in all the right ways.

Our customized interview scenarios and real-time feedback will help you to become an effective spokesperson. You will learn how to prepare and present your messages, and how to tackle the tough questions. We’ll make sure you have all your bases covered, so you knock it out of the park every time.

Work With Us

Building relationships is all about communication. And when you communicate effectively, you strengthen your connections and tighten your net, one thread at a time.

Everyone is competing to be heard. Broadcast outlets and print and online publications all have limited time, space and resources. Your messaging must be concise, compelling and on point. We’ll help you get the most out of your media transactions.

Your time in the spotlight may be fleeting, but it can have a lasting impact. We’ll help you get it right the first time.