Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Media Coach 17th November 2017


Coffee in Birmingham; A new programme for professional speakers; The voice of sport; A YouTuber embarrassed; A long speaking career; Keep egg off your face; How to be a social media magnet; An interview with Jackie Barrie; Music from Judy Dyble and Andy Lewis


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Thursday, November 09, 2017

The Media Coach 10th November 2017


Words matter; The Private Eye test; Sia outwits a crook; Boris Johnson; Being there virtually; Two habits of highly effective media spokespeople; Go narrow, go deep; An interview with Elise Quevedo ; Music from the 1957 Tail Fin Fiasco


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Thursday, November 02, 2017

The Media Coach 3rd November 2017


Words of the year; Bad Behaviour; Anna Wintour; Wrong kind of signal; Stay in the spotlight; On the panel tonight; Three ways to damage your brand online; An interview with Jeremy Nicholas; Music from Rob Corcoran


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Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Media Coach 27th October 2017


What I learned from Taekwondo; Want to be in this show?; Fats Domino; Slurping noodles; Knowing when to stop; Think like a reporter; What to put in a blog; An interview with Tim Campbell; Music from the 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco


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Thursday, October 19, 2017

The Media Coach 20th October 2017


Interesting things; I’m in an App!; Sean Hughes; Tasting music; Being filmed; Why not be nice?; If this then that; An interview with Blake Snyder; Music from Geoff Gibbons


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Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Media Coach 13th October 2017


Back from the PSA convention; Downtime; Helping out; Mark Kermode; Dove and normality; Leave a lasting impression; It can and one day will happen; Elmore’s Rules; An interview with Carolyn Strauss; Music from The Lost Hollow Band


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Thursday, October 05, 2017

The Media Coach 6th October 2017


The tragedy in Las Vegas; Theresa May’s speech; Tom Petty; Boris Johnson; Interruptions and heckles; And you are?; What’s wrong with this picture?; An interview with Mia Liljeberg; Music from Jesse Furay Lynch


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Thursday, September 28, 2017

The Media Coach 29th Spetember 2017


It's Hey Mic!; Jeremy Corbyn’s speech; Mel Brooks; A strange birthday; Getting from A to B; Seven things not to say to a reporter; Cut it out; An interview with Hans de Graaf; Music from The Dustbowl Revival


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Thursday, September 21, 2017

The Media Coach 22nd September 2017


Stepping into thin air; Are you in your comfort zone?; William G Stewart; Naughty Netflix; Do you love your topic?: Radio Gaga; The Web for knowing, a handshake for closing; An interview with Jill Lublin; Music from Rob Corcoran


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Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Media Coach 15th September 2017


A concert in the park; A few storytelling places left; Walter Becker; A PR disaster; Are you who you say you are?; Killer Facts; Stand-up social media; An interview with Lou Heckler; Music from Mick Terry


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Friday, September 08, 2017

The Media Coach 8th September 2017


The delights of Ireland; Next stop Glasto; Storytelling for you; Motty Motson; Taylor Swift; Busking it on Stage; Spoon collector monthly; Anatomy of a tweet; An interview with Phil Gerbyshak; Music from The Lost Hollow Band


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Thursday, August 31, 2017

The Media Coach 1st September 2017


 

A trip to Ireland; A Storytelling Masterclass; The unsung Fringers; Pace yourself; I don’t know what they will ask me; A Thousand words worth; Fox Sports News; An interview with Bill Stainton; Music from the 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco


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Thursday, August 24, 2017

The Media Coach 25th August 2017


Telling great stories; Jerry Lewis; Sir Bruce Forsyth; ESPN; Speak like a professional; Five media myths; Change your thinking; An interview with Andy Lewis; Music from Fay Hallam


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Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Media Coach 18th August 2017


Exam results; Athletics cliches; A musical week; A total Bonnie Tyler; No Pineapples; How credible are you?; When you have nothing to say; Be a social media Speilberg; An interview with, and music from, Judy Dyble


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Thursday, August 10, 2017

The Media Coach 11th August 2017


The silly season; News you may have missed; An athletic hero; Mind your language in Australia; Why do audiences remember you?; News and non-news; Small is beautiful; An interview with Lisa Braithwaite; Music from Mick Wilson.


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Thursday, August 03, 2017

The Media Coach 4th August 2017


Political dramas; Chris Evans declines; A trick on Boycs; White House musical chairs; 10 ways to avoid a standing ovation; Keeping things clear; Learn to play on every surface; An interview with Christine Cashen; Music from the 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco


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Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Media Coach 28th July 2017


Summer’s here; Where do the paras go; Ignoring Donald Trump; Donald Trump ignoring the Pentagon; Hit the pause button; Going local; Don’t fear the flak; An interview with Russell Trahan; Music from Lisbee Stainton


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Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Media Coach 21st July 2017


Working with the Paras; My one-to-one speaker coaching; Stef Reid; Malaysia out of tune; Bad words and biscuits; Five Media Myths; Do you take your own social media advice?; An interview with Mike Robertson; Music from the Dustbowl Revival


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Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Media Coach 14th July 2017


A speakers convention in Florida; Eddie and the Twitter feed; A nasty Russian TV channel; Playing from the baseline; Killer Shots; The Wimbledon guide to Online debates; An interview with Jeanne Robertson; Music from Ainsley Diaz Stevens


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Thursday, July 06, 2017

The Media Coach 7th July 2017


Speakers in Orlando; Spinning cars; Singhsbury’s; Some people who aren’t independent; My friend Mic; Know your nuggets; E M Forster has a lot to answer for; An interview with Patricia Fripp; Music from The Lost Hollow Band


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Thursday, June 29, 2017

The Media Coach 30th June 2017


Love Island; The demise of the tie; Jeremy Corbyn; Jon Snow; Keep it short please; What’s your media strategy?; Recycling your content; An interview with Garry Bailey, Music from Jim Boggia


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Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Media Coach 23rd June 2017


The Queen’s Speech; Facebook battles extremism; Slash; Glastonbury; Boris Johnson; By Royal Appointment; One really great point; Likes are nice but comments are better; An interview with Steve Bustin; Music from Rob Corcoran


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Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Media Coach 16th June 2017


Another tragedy; Philosophy in school; A real pinball wizard; A strange promotion; Which means that...; Doorstepped; Mind your manners; An interview with, and music from, Russ Ballard


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Friday, June 09, 2017

The Media Coach 9th June 2017


Going to the polls; Two British heroes; The Tech Happy Hour; Ariane Grande; Sean Spicer; There’s too many of them!; Help or Hinder?; Print media versus social media; An interview with Paul du Toit; Music from Emma Stevens


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Thursday, June 01, 2017

The Media Coach 2nd June 2017


Walking in Scotland; Game Interrupted; Sergeant Pepper; Margaret Court; Could I have your attention please?; A reputation up in the air; You’re Dunbarred!;An interview with Allegra McEvedy; Music from the Lost Hollow Band


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Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Media Coach 26th May 2017


The tragedy in Manchester; A couple of Interviews; Sir Roger Moore; Not the time of your life; As Churchill put it; Attenborough Magic; Virgin Tweets not Twitter virgins; An interview with Walter Bond; Music from the 1957 tail-fin fiasco.


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Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Media Coach 19th May 2017


The party manifestos; Political oratory - or not; The recycling man; McDonalds; Keep your Cool; Be in the News Flow; Take it up a Notch; An interview with Julie Holmes; Music from Jesse Furay Lynch


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Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Media Coach 12th May 2017


Barack Obama’s fees; Facebook and politics; Sir David Attenborough; Airbrushing an opponent; Writing for someone else; What do reporters want?; Who are you?; An interview with Carolyn Strauss; Music from Mick Wilson


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Thursday, May 04, 2017

The Media Coach 5th May 2017


Respect to baggage handlers; and to Richard Branson; The Duke retires; Diane Abbott gets confused; Opening up; Keep the pace up; The Streisand effect; An interview with Diane DiResta; Music from Jim Boggia


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Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Media Coach 28th April 2017


Speaking virtually; Speaking with friends; Robert Pirsig; The man in charge of Tajikistan; Where do I begin?; Five minutes on air, Five hours preparation; We don’t all have to agree; An interview with Elise Quevedo; Music from Slim Chance


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Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Media Coach 21st April 2017


They’re off again; Political speeches; Happy 30th Birthday to PP; 7 times a speaker; A bad haircut; Slipping and Sliding; You versus a journalist; The old variety show; An interview with Anna Pelova; Music from Alex Lipinski


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Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Media Coach 14th April 2017


A very Happy  Easter; Lots of slip-ups; On the media; A multiple rock star; Oscar Munoz; Three speaking myths; Hold the line; The virtual world is not enough; An interview with, and music from, Richie Furay.


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Friday, April 07, 2017

The Media Coach 7th April 2017


Off to Macedonia; Short-notice gigs; The Grammar Vigilante; Theresa May’s Easter; Calling all Conference Speakers; Revenge is Sour; Jazzing around with Twitter; An interview with Nick Bradley; Music from Rob Corcoran


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Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Media Coach 31st March 2017


Brexit signed; Talking politics; The Plain English Campaign; Cannes photoshopping; A lucky bag of speaking tips; Ten tips for writing articles; Twitter rocks; An interview with Steve Bustin; Music from Mick Terry


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Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Media Coach 24th March 2017


London carries on; A storytelling workshop; Theresa May; An awful post-match interview; My friend Mic; The edit point and the sound bite; I saw your name somewhere; An interview with Marie Wiese; Music from Amanda Raye


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Thursday, March 16, 2017

The Media Coach 17th March 2017


Happy St Patrick's Day; A chat in a car; A storytelling course; Professor Robert Kelly; Kellyanne Conway; Talk to people who listen; Keep it fresh; Four ways to verify a social media expert; An interview with, and music from, Lucinda Sieger.


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Thursday, March 09, 2017

The Media Coach 10th March 2017


Music in Schools; A couple of courses; Poetry in Kiev; Mark E Smith; Three habits of highly effective speakers; It can and one day will happen; Your social media cocktail; An interview with Ross Shafer; Music from Ashton Lane


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Thursday, March 02, 2017

The Media Coach 3rd March 2017


The wrong envelope; World Book Day; JoJo Bows; Red faces on the red carpet; The Decisive Moment; I’m sorry I haven’t a clue; Be Sociable on video; An interview with Sarah Fox; Music from David Knopfler


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Thursday, February 23, 2017

The Media Coach 24th February 2017


All about communication; A new book; Hairdrier radar; Eating all the pies; Play your inner game on stage; Allow me to explain; Three social media myths; An interview with Dan Poynter; Music from The Dustbowl Revival


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Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Media Coach 17th February 2017


Awards season again; Adele; Outrage at Monopoly; Thank you very much for the award; Plan your answers with care; Throw a party on social media; An interview with, and music from Jesse Furay Lynch


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Thursday, February 09, 2017

The Media Coach 10th February 2017


Hans Rosling, statistician extraordinaire dies; Lady Gaga; Google needs health advice; How to be Churchllian; That’s not what you said before; Plough your own furrow; An interview with Shaz Nawaz; Music from the Mona Lisa Twins


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Thursday, February 02, 2017

The Media Coach 3rd February 2017


Politics goes on; Could you be in my book?; Desmond Carrington; Tinder for orangutans; Don’t eat the sandwich; Work your body; How to tweet about an event;  An interview with and a song from Peter James Millson


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Friday, January 27, 2017

The Media Coach 27th January 2017


1984 again; Nudism can be good for you; Making fun of The Donald; Sean Spicer and KellyAnne Conway; You’re not someone else; Can you go “off the record”?; Pret a tweet ; An interview with Sean Weafer; Music from the 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco


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Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Media Coach 20th January 2017


A presidential inauguration; Football fans at their best; Too much tan; Do you know what you are saying?: Five media questions; Social media oils the wheels, face-to face seals the deals; An interview with Tim Drake; Music from Judy Dyble


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Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Media Coach 13th January 2017


It’s snowing; Donald Trump; A speaking course; Jimmy Fallon; Talk to the Echo; Who’s  in charge here?; How to be a perfect spokesperson; It’s all too much; An interview with Sierra Modro; Music from Jim Boggia


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Thursday, January 05, 2017

The Media Coach 6th January 2017


Keeping it free; 20 steps to a brilliant speech; Adele; Mariah Carey; A myth is as good as a mile; As I was saying earlier; You are not the BBC; An interview with Joe Vitale; Music from David Knopfler


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