Featuring Your Answers: Getting Your Leader, CEO, Executive to a Media Training Class

By Gerard Braud

It can be very difficult for public relations and media relations professionals to persuade their CEO to schedule a media training class. All excuses are thrown on the table, such as, “it’s too expensive,” or “I have just don’t have the time.”  In some cases, your leader may be embarrassed  or too proud to take a media training class, thinking their media interview skills are up to par.  This week we asked the corporate communications and public relations professionals on social media, “What is your best advice to persuade your executives or CEO to take a media training class?” They have weighed in on our social media pages, explaining what has worked for them or what they would suggest for their colleagues struggling with this task. Please watch the video and comment if you agree with their advice, or comment if you have anything additional to add to the discussion.

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This question is one of a series of debates in the media relations, crisis communications, public relations, and social media industries where you and your colleagues can share observations with each other. Yes, YOU are invited to share your bite size bits of best practices. Here is how:

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