MEDIA CONSULTANCY SERVICES

We are a media consultancy company, bringing unrivalled practical knowledge of media, in print and broadcast. We bring that knowledge to our work with clients on media strategies, planning and content.

We provide practical media training for broadcast media interviews, for individuals, and small groups, sharing our extensive knowledge and understanding of news generation, how journalists work, for live, pre-recorded and crisis situations.

Our clients include representative organisations, media spokespersons for campaigns, PR companies, training managers, and SMEs. We work with designated spokespersons, with non-journalists and with individuals who want to practice their media interview skills with a professional journalist before they go “live”.

MOBILE VIDEO MADE EASY 9th November 18

One Day Practical Workshop

Need to learn the skills of making quality video on your smartphone? Join professional TV producer Aileen O”Meara on this popular one-day workshop, with just 6 places in total. Ideal for PR professionals, journalists, digital marketing professionals and small businesses.

VENUE: The Old Station House, 15a Main Street, Blackrock, Co. Dublin

TIME: 9.30am – 4.30pm

LUNCH INCLUDED

No parking, public transport DART and buses nearby.

 

 

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HOW TO PRESENT TO CAMERA

Video is at the heart of so much communication, and this half-day workshop teaches how to talk to camera, whether it's for TV, webcam, blog or testimonial.

Need to make a video presentation? Are you doing regular live Hangouts on video? Do you need to know how to present to a camera? How do you use an autocue?

We are experienced TV journalists and presenters, bringing wide practical experience and insights to teach the skill of talking to a camera in a natural but effective way.

We run bespoke training workshops on request.

HOW TO SET UP YOUR OWN YouTube CHANNEL

YouTube is the biggest broadcaster in the world, and it's a free and effective way to market your business and tell your story. It's not rocket science, but there's lots to learn about how to set up a channel and manage it.

In a half-day workshop, we help you set up and manage your own YouTube channel for your business. You go away with a fully set up channel, including logos, and content, and more:

  • how to find subscribers
  • great examples of Irish YouTube channels and what we can learn from them
  • video on a budget – the basics of smartphone video
  • story ideas for your videos
  • how to set up your own simple studio for recording
  • how to manage Advanced Settings

HOW TO PODCAST

Podcasting has been rediscovered with the phenomenal success of the "Serial" podcast in the US, combined with the growth of mobile phone use. Podcasting is a cost effective and easy way to tell your story.

As professional radio producers and podcasters (see our “Voices of the Rising” series for The National Library of Ireland and our own “Clarence Street Stories” on this website), we can see the power of podcasting to tell stories.

In this half-day workshop, we teach you how to make your own podcast -whether you record on a laptop, a phone or a digital recorder.

  • the basic equipment you ‘ll need
  • how to set up a Soundcloud or AudioBoom channel
  • how to get on iTunes
  • how to do simple edits on the free Audacity software
  • our recommended Hindenburg software
  • adding images and content to Soundcloud
  • how to share on social media
  • the do’s and don’ts.
  • an editorial timeline.