How to Conduct Skype and Facebook Live Interviews with the Media

Critical Mention

Influencers who know how to successfully conduct a media on Skype and Facebook Live and other social media outlets are more likely to be asked to appear on camera. The post How to Conduct Skype and Facebook Live Interviews with the Media appeared first on Critical Mention - Media Monitoring.

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Lessons for PR pros from the BBC Skype interview dad

PR Daily

For media relations experts, nothing produces more anxiety than an interview on live TV. An anchor can pivot from a previously discussed line of questioning, leaving your executive hung out to dry in front of thousands or even millions of viewers.

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Mega’s New Audio and Video chat: What does it mean for Skype and related services?

Ronn Torossian

He said that in the coming years, the new company would expand to include, among other things, The post Mega’s New Audio and Video chat: What does it mean for Skype and related services? In February 2013, cloud-storage guru and founder of the now defunct MegaUpload Kim Dotcom began dropping hints that his new venture, Mega, was destined to be much more than a successor to MegaUpload.

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9 Video Call Tips to Maximize Your Personal Brand


Advice from a Pro Day in the Life Guest Post Jeff Leshay Skype video conferences ZoomBy Jeff Leshay “It’s the next best thing to being there!”

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Learning to embrace technology

HMA Public Relations

Featured Abbie Fink Apple Facebook gotomeeting hulu learning ttechnology public relations technology skype tech venmo video conference wfh zoomTechnology has become even more crucial to our everyday lives because of social distancing.

Story Sharing in 2019

Ronn Torossian

Cast your mind further afield, however, and you’ll note that WhatsApp, Medium, Skype, Youtube, Facebook, Facebook messenger and an ever-growing host of platforms have come to offer storytelling capability.

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New report ranks top brand leaders in activating influencer conversations

Agility PR Solutions

According to this year’s TotalSocial® Brand Awards from social intelligence data and analytics firm Engagement Labs, Skype and Regions Bank as the top brands most successful with everyday influencers both online (via social media) and offline (via […].

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Nifty tools to record a podcast interview remotely

PR Daily

There is a wide range of options, including these: Skype is popular among podcasters because it’s simple to use and most people are familiar with the interface. Recent updates to Skype have made it even easier to record, notably its native in-app recording.

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Take the “FEEL” Test First, Before You Communicate

PR Expanded

In this short video, you can evaluate how much you FEEL, before you share your tweets and Facebook posts, speak at your team meetings or give those media interviews on TV or on Skype.

What does the ?Comms Brain? look like in 2020?

PR in High Definition

As an agency leader, I spend 5 x more time on Zoom and Skype virtually walking the talk to the team and to our clients.

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Rebuilding Your Reputation: From White Collar Crime to Industry Thought Leader

PR Expanded

I’ve been writing a lot about the Modern Communicator and answering questions that have flowed in through Twitter, Skype, LinkedIn and Facebook. Who is the Modern Communicator?

Free webcast: Increase engagement with cutting-edge collaborative communications

PR Daily

You’ll learn: · The Skype for Business journey—today and the future. · The extended capabilities of Skype for Business—an inclusive approach to communications. Skype Meeting Broadcast video and the importance of the connected executive. ·

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Tips to Set up a Video Interview from Home


Thanks to work-from-home mandates, closures, and quarantines, almost all on-camera interviews with media are being conducted via skype or video conference. With that in mind, 5WPR has put together some best practices: · Set up a skype account with your business’ name.

The 5 most popular stories on PR Daily this week

PR Daily

Lessons for PR pros from the BBC Skype interview dad. Here are the five most widely read stories this week on PR Daily : 10 essential skills for the future of PR. 10 crucial steps to great media interviews. A step-by-step guide to influencer marketing. How to use PR and social media during crises. RELATED: Attend the PR and Media Relations Summit in NYC and find what it takes to produce better brand journalism.]. Image via

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If you have a #PR “To Do” List, Then You May Also Need a PR “Don’t Do” List

PR Expanded

Although it’s impossible to help everyone, all of the time, try your best to make time each week to answer questions, whether it’s via email, Skype or through your social media channels. Most professionals I know have a running To Do list.

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The Power of Storytelling in PR


In late 2015, Microsoft rolled out Skype Translator. It had been a goal of Skype to break down language barriers and connect people all over the globe. Check out Skype’s English-German translation in action in this live demo: A few more storytelling tips….

Importance of PR in Today's Uncertain World

PR for Anyone

This can also be adapted to with Skype interviews. In fact, I just pitched a Skype interview for a station that I heard was no longer having guests in-studio. In this crazy time that we are suddenly thrust into, I want to share the importance of PR and what your role can and should be.

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Tips for Professional Video Chat Interviews and Meetings


The 24-hour news channels have also increased the number of interviews they are doing through Skype, FaceTime and other services. In the early days of Skype interviews, many interviewees would simply put their laptops on their desks and look down at them.

4 tips for killer interviews in the modern media world

PR Daily

Journalists today conduct interviews using Skype, Twitter and FaceTime. For Skype interviews, conduct a test run prior to your appearance and check for adequate lighting.

A Quick Guide to Social Chat Channels for Businesses


Google Hangouts / Skype. Google Hangouts and Skype are more or less extensions of traditional customer service. Both do have embed codes so that customers can initiate calls from a third-party site: Google+ “Hangout” button and the Skype “Contact Me” button.

If you have a #PR “To Do” List, Then You May Also Need a PR “Don’t Do” List

PR Expanded

Although it’s impossible to help everyone, all of the time, try your best to make time each week to answer questions, whether it’s via email, Skype or through your social media channels. Most professionals I know have a running To Do list.

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How to Maintain Relationships With Journalists During the Pandemic


Now, more than ever, journalists are relying on every type of video chat technology to get interviews, including Skype, FaceTime, Google Meet, Zoom and more. The COVID-19 pandemic is creating unprecedented challenges for the news media.

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The Very Long Fall Season and How to Survive It

Solo PR Pro

Digital communications such as email, Skype and Slack can be a time-suck. Mute Slack, Skype and other messaging channels so that you have blocks of time to focus on a single task. The fall season, for many solo PR Pros feels like running a marathon at a sprint pace.

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Media Bullseye Roundtable 2016.11 with Paul Gillin

Media Bullseye

For some reason Skype used my laptop microphone rather than my fancy-pants audio setup.). In this week’s episode of the Media Bullseye Radio Roundtable, I’m joined by Paul Gillin of the content marketing firm Gillin + Laberis.

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Dreams come true with Heineken’s PR stunt

PR in High Definition

Encouraged to share their dreams through Skype, Instagram, or interviews at various bars worldwide, the Heineken team spoke to thousands of consumers about their personal […]. A heart-warming PR campaign for April, Heineken made 6 winners’ dreams come true after discovering that people like to discuss their dreams when they have a beer in their hands.

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Tips for helping future PR pros secure jobs and internships

PR Daily

After three semesters’ worth of résumés, writing tests and Skype interviews, I’ve seen it all; unfortunately, some of it can’t be unseen. Downplay a Skype interview. We interview all our intern candidates via Skype to be as efficient as possible. Want to work in public relations?

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Bringing Employees Back to Work Safely


PR practitioners can meet potential new contacts and clients via web–based video-conference platforms such as Skype and Zoom.

Holding out for a hero

Stephen Waddington

Facetime, Zoom, Houseparty, Skype, etc. Media intelligence firm CARMA has recorded the incredible story of Captain Tom Moore’s £32.8m fundraising effort in a special report. It’s a lesson in life and PR.

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Master Podcasting Practices: Q&A With Kerry O’Shea Gorgone


If you plan to interview people who aren’t sitting next to you, you’ll also need Skype or other VoiP to conduct phone interviews. Are there services other than Skype for recording podcasts? The person on Skype would be captured as system audio (separate track).

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Best PR Practices For Working With International Clients

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Skype, FaceTime, Viber, WhatsApp and more. To concentrate on a call where the language barrier or strong accents hinder note-taking, try one of the Skype add-ons like Callnote that records your conversation.

COVID-19: What?s changed (and has not) about internal communication

PR Daily

What’s working for your organization: Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Google Hangouts, Meet, Slack or Skype for Business? Everything might seem upside down, but it’s still safe to focus on clarity, transparency, brevity and consistency.

15 PR Professionals Share Their Tips for Successfully Working From Home


Finally, just because we’re working from home doesn’t mean we need to be isolated — connect with colleagues via phone, email, Zoom, FaceTime and Skype, and talk about things other than work.

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Top 10 Reasons To Work At A PR Firm

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

At Crenshaw and other firms our size, it’s common for interns or entry-level staffers to sit in on client meetings, both in-person and by Skype or conference call.

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How To Go From PR Intern To Permanent Hire

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Consider the young woman who showed up a month early for a Skype interview at Microsoft and proceeded, as anyone would, to send a note to the recruiter asking what’s up. If you’re an aspiring public relation s pro and have nabbed your first internship, congrats!

Coronavirus Has Changed the Media — and Those Changes Are Here to Stay


There was once a time when a journalist would scoff at the idea of an interview over Skype or Google Hangouts. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to dominate the national conversation every day, proving that it’s not going anywhere and that the world will simply have to adapt.

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Why podcasts might be crucial retention tools

PR Daily

Much of the talk about how employers can better engage their millennial employees focuses on young people’s affinity for digital interaction, notably social media and online communication platforms, such as Slack, Skype and Zoom. .

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Five Quick and Easy Ways to Show #PR Thanks

PR Expanded

Even just a little time each week to share thoughts with a student via Twitter or to schedule a Skype “coffee” chat is a fantastic way to show thanks. Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks.

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The Worst PR Advice We’ve Ever Heard

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

We find a combination of judicious use of media exclusives, in-person or Skype product demos and informed and well-prepared spokespeople can often achieve better results more cost-effectively.

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Tech startups, Want to Go Big? Get PR Help, for the Love of God

Flack's Revenge

Here are some you may have heard of (I know from first-hand experience or media reports that the following companies had agencies and/or hired top PR talent): Fusion-IO, Nest Labs, Waze, SoftLayer, Skype, Airbnb, Twitch, Square, SnapChat, Pure Storage, Pinterest, MongoDB, DropBox, etc.

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Podcasting PR Secrets

Social PR Chat

By the way, though a lot of people use Skype, I found Zoom to be better because Skype recorded my guest and me at different volumes, and fixing it made the audio sound worse. Listen up.

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