Master the art of the interview and build solid relationships with the media.

Maybe you feel like you don’t make the most of the media opportunities that come your way, or maybe you want to boost your media presence. Perhaps you need a refresher ahead of an important interview or big press conference. Take your media game to the next level with this highly interactive one-day course, packed with case studies and experiential learning that will help you further hone your media skills. Review past interviews and press releases with an eye to improving them, develop and test key messages related to current news topics, and learn how to handle interviews no matter the medium. 

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: 

  • Identify what makes for great content 
  • Analyse and learn from your previous media interactions
  • Maximise media opportunities to spread your message
  • Craft and share powerful media messages 
  • Answer reporters’ questions clearly and easily
  • Build relationships with journalists to increase your media profile 
  • Look relaxed and confident during video interviews

Course Details

Duration: One day
Location: Johannesburg or online
Group size: 3-10 participants

How it works: This course can either be run as a one-day block course or two half-days of training over a two-day period.


Nala Academy prides itself on offering the best, by the best. We provide a range of online and in-person courses for journalists, editors and content producers. Our training is dynamic, contemporary and practical – with course content that evolves as quickly as the industry does. 

Our core training team includes some of the most recognised names in media in Africa who have built, led and worked for some of the biggest media brands on the continent. We also bring in prominent global journalists and communicators as guest trainers. 

To sign up for this course or enquire about our other offerings, get in touch.