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Improve Your Communications With These Powerful Media Interview Tips
Communications Playlist from Business Confidential Now Episode 426th August 2021 • Business Confidential Now with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner • Business Confidential Now with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner
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Media Interview Tips

You need some powerful media interview tips if you want to put your best foot forward and communicate with influence and authority.

Lucky for you today’s guest, Mr Ed Barks, is a high-powered Washington DC communications strategist who will give us an inside look into this rarified world and the media interview tips you need to be successful.

What You’ll Discover About Media Interview Tips (highlights & transcript):

* 3 Essential media interview tips for beginners [01:55]

* Why you need soundbites [03:52]

* Rules of the Road for dealing with reporters [04:47]

* Media interview tips for Main Street CEOs [05:33]

* Media interview tips for answering awkward  questions [07:30]

* Common newbie mistakes when dealing with the media [08:48]

* How Zoom has changed the media interview game [10:52]

* Media interview tips for Zoom [12:48]

* And much MORE

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Guest: Ed Barks

Ed Barks is a Washington, D.C., communications strategy and training consultant and author. His corporate and association clients hire him to help them strengthen the messages and the communications skills their executives need on a daily basis. He shows them how to gain an enhanced reputation, greater confidence, a brighter career path, and realization of long-term business and public policy goals.

Ed has guided the learning of more than 5500 business leaders, association executives, government officials, thought influencers, and communications staffers, and is the author of three books:

  • Reporters Don’t Hate You: 100+ Amazing Media Relations Strategies
  • A+ Strategies for C-Suite Communications: Turning Today’s Leaders into Tomorrow’s Influencers
  • The Truth About Public Speaking: The Three Keys to Great Presentations

He recently completed a nine-year tenure on the National Press Club’s Board of Governors, and formerly served on the Board of Directors of the Institute for Management Consultants National Capital Region. He is also a faculty member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management.

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Contact Ed and connect with him on the C-Suite Blueprint blogTwitter, and Communications Strategy TV.

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