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Media Training Lessons From Oprah Winfrey’s Interview With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

PRSay

Oprah Winfrey’s prime-time television interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on March 7 provided a reminder of the principles PR professionals should follow to prepare clients for media interviews that create positive coverage and help manage crises. Research reporters, anticipate questions.

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You Land the Interview and Then. the Unexpected Happens

PR for Anyone

If there is one thing I’ve learned doing media interviews and teaching people how to do it, it’s expect the unexpected. When my clients land media interviews, we always do media training beforehand. You really have to be prepared for anything. I go over questions that could be asked. Luckily I live in the D.C.

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How to Offer Media Training to Your Clients

Solo PR Pro

If you do any kind of media or influencer outreach for your clients, basic media training should be part of your services. While media training and its basic principles are second nature to Solo PR Pros, it’s a foreign concept to many client spokespeople. But some media training guidance is universal.

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What Can You Do to Land a TV Pitch?

PR for Anyone

” People know the power of television and they see me there regularly and they want to know how they can be that expert. The most important thing to remember is that television is visual. People are watching television and they need to see things. You’ve got to remember that media is visual. Maybe it’s a book.

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Pitch the Media Today

PR for Anyone

Now is the best time to pitch the media, especially television. August is the slowest news time as so many people are traveling and don’t want to forego their vacation for a media appearance. And this is really television. Think about what you can do to get yourself on television in August.

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Tips for Media Interviews

PR for Anyone

When you try to answer something you don’t know, it could backfire on you – especially on a recorded interview like television, radio, or podcast. This week, I want to talk about, what if you’re in an interview, especially on television, and you don’t know the answer to the question. So what do you do?

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TikTok Trends

PR for Anyone

I’ve seen multiple stories on television with experts talking about what TikTok is talking about. Give the media what everyone already wants. If millions are paying attention to this topic on TikTok then a television station’s viewers are likely to be interested in that topic as well. PR FOR ANYONE.

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