Frequently asked question…

We’re often asked when training corporate clients, what’s our preferred type of news story to cover… the answer is simple. Anything that sees us working outside when the weather is pleasant. Between the rain this summer, there have been some memorable moments…

Interviewing the interviewer

Interview the interviewer

What does “no comment” really mean? Why do businesses need to engage with media? And what’s the difference between a news story and PR? Mediapro Journalist Trainer Maria Veronese is a regular face on local BBC news. She discusses what reporters need to make a news story, with Larking Gowen Partner Ian Fitch, ‘breaking into’ Norwich […]

It’s Mediapro’s 17th Birthday!

In all the years we’ve been in business offering bespoke media training, the past 12 months have without doubt, been the most challenging. Our trainers can offer excellent online presentation skills and media training sessions but nothing really beats training in person, on location. We hope vaccinations will see the crisis diminish so […]

Springing into warmer months

Maria Veronese Reporting at night

Our media training team has focused on reporting over the winter. And there’s certainly been no lack of news. The pandemic, snow and more recently the Duke of Edinburg’s death has kept us extremely busy. Now as more of the population is vaccinated, we hope to hold frequent media training sessions over the summer months. […]

Pandemic reporting

Pandemic reporting

Pandemic reporting Our work continues in earnest this year. With stricter social distancing rules in place, our news gathering continues so that we can help keep you informed. In the face of adversity… having a sense of humour also helps of course…

Here’s to 2021 from the team at Mediapro Media Training

Happy New Year

The past year has been challenging for everyone. The pandemic has ironically caused the Mediapro team to be busier than ever. As well as doing on-line and some socially distanced media training, our coaches have been working long hours covering pandemic news stories from the East of England’s worst affected areas. The first […]

Children in need 2020

Children In Need with Maria

Bear hugs may be out this year but spirits remained high throughout Children in Need. There’s no denying 2020’s been challenging but viewers successfully raised more than £37m to help young people across the UK. This year’s CiN adapted to the practical challenges of Lockdown 2 with some significant format changes, including shortening the […]

Fabulous feedback!

Media training feedback

We’re still managing to do quality media training ‘in person’ as well as online. It’s preferable to train face to face – and put delegates through their paces in a realistic and importantly – safe way. Our trainers are working to stringent social distancing guidelines when coaching online, press, radio and TV interviews. Our presentation […]

The year so far

Mediapro Norwich

2020 has changed life as we knew it… its been tough, with many losing loved ones. It’s six months since lock down was announced. Maria Veronese has been looking back at how we’ve pulled together….

Online Zoom Techniques and Media Master Classes

Outdoor filming

We’re getting a lot of enquiries from businesses and organisations hit by the pandemic. Having to adapt and answer questions from staff, the public, clients and media has been stressful for many, particularly when striving to keep their colleagues and customers safe. So we’ve been travelling the country, adapting our Media Master Classes to individuals’ […]