Thursday, November 08, 2018

The Media Coach 9th November 2018


The centenary of the Armistice; What, no keys?; A great new podcast; Julie Creffield; Walking away from the BBC; Don’t be sorry; Making your own videos; The social media marathon; An interview with Lee Warren; music from Jim Boggia


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Thursday, November 01, 2018

The Media Coach 2nd November 2018


A noble politician; Who is the guy?; A few places left; Peter Crouch; Don’t kill vegans; One two three; A sound bite in time; Are you sure that’s a good idea?; An interview with, and music from, Russ Ballard


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Thursday, October 25, 2018

The Media Coach 26th October 2018


Rules of Crisis Management; Who was that man?; William Shatner; Auntie Beeb; Be in the moment; Soft and hard interviews; Is your business really social?; An interview with Vanessa Ugatti; Music from Jim Boggia


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Thursday, October 18, 2018

The Media Coach 19th October 2018


Off to Dublin; Banksy and the shredder; A few places left; Big Bird retires; A tiny tiny phone; Five ways to improve your speeches; Trouble, Trouble, Trouble; Getting the X Factor; An interview with Sherile Really; Music form Jennifer Haase


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Thursday, October 11, 2018

The Media Coach 12th October 2018


A lot of rabbit; Authenticity; Shrouds of the Somme; Ray Galton; Strictly what’s going on?; But what do you think?: Make yourself media-ready; Make it easy to share your content; An interview with John Stapleton; Music from Mick Wilson


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Thursday, October 04, 2018

The Media Coach 5th October 2018


The Speaker Tribe gathers; How did Theresa do?; Zoe Ball; Costa Coffee; StoryBoard your speech; Not being there; Who do you know who knows something or someone?; An interview with Alexandra Pozharskaya; Music from Geoff Gibbons


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Thursday, September 27, 2018

The Media Coach 28th September 2018


Astonishing political theatre; Bodyguard, Killing Eve; Jim Cunliffe; Cathay Pacific; Start at the End; Double Double Toil and Trouble; How to con people with social media; An interview with Nick Bradley; Music from the Dustbowl Revival


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Friday, September 21, 2018

The Media Coach 21st September 2018


Keeping music live; Why speaking will never die; Dennis Norden; Donald Trump; Pitch it well; Please Release Me; How to manage criticism online; An interview with Brian Walter; Music from The Lost Hollow Band


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Thursday, September 13, 2018

The Media Coach 14th September 2018


Places on my coaching programme; Conflict in the news; Robo-trousers; Jed Mercurio; Toy Story or not?; How to have stage presence; How to deliver a powerful interview; And which one is you? An interview with Ben Parker; Music from Son of Town Hall


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Thursday, September 06, 2018

The Media Coach 7th September 2018


This week; Some time in the sun; Online abuse; No phones for Kevin; Skype is not Snapchat; Off the cuff; Before the first question; Don’t be a social media snob; An interview with Marianne Abib-Pech; Music from Rob Corcoran


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Thursday, August 30, 2018

The Media Coach 31st August 2018


Working too hard?; My coaching programme; The Charlton Fans; Ed Sheeran; How to create a cracking speech; What you can and can’t do; Think before you play a shot; An interview with Geoff Ramm; Music from Rob Corcoran


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Thursday, August 23, 2018

The Media Coach 24th August 2018


The queen of Soul; A great event for speakers; Holocaust to Yolocaust; Rudy Giuliani; Go your own way; Don’t panic; Give away your knowledge, sell your expertise; An interview with Dr Josh Packard; Music from the 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco


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Friday, August 17, 2018

The Media Coach 17th August 2018


The West of Ireland; Burkas and wreaths; Stormzy’s scholarship; Paid or unpaid?; Nine tips for perfect pitching; How to work with a reporter; Why social media needs Simon Cowell; An interview with Randall Grahm; Music form Ainsley Diaz Stevens


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Thursday, August 09, 2018

The Media Coach 10th August 2018


Boris does it again; Thinking faster than speaking; Freya Ridings: Where did my app go?; My friend Mic; Bait your hook; Only Fools and Horses; An interview with Jill Lublin; Music from Mick Wilson


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Thursday, August 02, 2018

The Media Coach 3rd August 2018


It’s Holiday Hell; Love Island and what next?; Airborne with the Brownies; Red, White or Blue?; If you must use PowerPoint; How should I behave on TV?; So what do you like?; An interview with Tony Hawks; Music from The Lost Hollow Band


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Thursday, July 26, 2018

The Media Coach 27th July 2018


Turned out nice; Sex and the hedge; Anger management; The Wibbles; Paint a donkey; Disraeli Gears; A crisis will occur; Use or Ornament?; An interview with Carolyn Strauss; Music from the Mona Lisa Twins


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Friday, July 20, 2018

The Media Coach 20th July 2018


Time in Texas; The NSA (not that one); Barack Obama; Donald Trump; Deliver it, change it, deliver it; Say it, say it again and again; Mind the gap; An interview with Jane Atkinson; Music from Jesse Furay Lynch


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Friday, July 13, 2018

The Media Coach 13th July 2018


A trip to Dallas; World Cup Lessons; Musical chairs; Glasgow graffiti; A film too soon; Speaking at conferences; A field guide to journalists; What colour is your sale sign?; An interview with Lou Heckler; Music from Jim Boggia


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Thursday, July 05, 2018

The Media Coach 6th July 2018


Mary Shelley; An apology to Graeme; Addictive apps; Stolen clouds; The oops factor; Can I check it before you publish it?; 10 questions to ask a social media expert; An interview with Adam Kreek; Music from Dawn Langstroth


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Thursday, June 28, 2018

The Media Coach 29th June 2018


Keeping. the memory alive; Getting ready for Wimbledon; Gareth Southgate; Elon Musk; How to get on the big stages; Serve or Volley; Play on Clay or Grass; An interview with Kenny Harris; Music from Slim Chance


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Thursday, June 21, 2018

The Media Coach 22nd June 2018


Away from football; An online offer; A Blues Brother; Burger King fail; Take a Shower; Looking good, feeling great; Ten tips for online video; An interview with Richard McCann; Music from Robbie Boyd


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Thursday, June 14, 2018

The Medis Coach 15th June 2018


The World Cup is off; A special offer; Opening ceremony; A Trillion Trophies; Oh Ref! Penalty!; Do your research; Don’t change a winning team; An interview with Gary Bailey; Music from Simon Stanley Ward


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Thursday, June 07, 2018

The Media Coach 8th June 2018


National Volunteer Week; OFSTED comes calling; Grenfell Tower; Paul Dacre; Lush and the police; Pick a card, any card; Seven Radio Tips; The French Maths test; An interview with Stef Reid; Music from David Knopfler


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Thursday, May 31, 2018

The Media Coach 1st June 2018


Finding the funny; The purpose of comedy; The last Car Share; Roseanne Barr; Finish Big; Consume the Media; Keeping people happy; An interview with Jeremy Nicholas; Music from Rob Corcoran


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Thursday, May 24, 2018

The Media Coach 25th May 2018


Happy GDPR Day; The Royal lip-reading; Annabel Kaye; Google and copyright; Speaking lessons from the Stones; Don’t make a song and dance of it; Communicate like a band; An interview with Gilda Bonanno; Music from The Dustbowl Revival.


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Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Media Coach 18th May 2018


The big day is here; Who won the competition?; Pitching for business; No award wins; New York Times; Living on the edge; What exactly is news?; Who cares what you say online?; An interview with Carl Leighton-Pope; Music from the Mona Lisa Twins


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Thursday, May 10, 2018

The Media Coach 11th May 2018


Eurovision is back; Win an hour’s speech coaching; Jojo Moyes; Citymapper; A funny thing happened on the way here; Bite me (ten times); Social Networks or Pubs?; An interview with Joe Wicks; Music from Mick Terry


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Thursday, May 03, 2018

The Media Coach 4th May 2018


Happy thingy day; Crying Wolf at the dinner; Jonathan Pie/Tom Walker; Mike Coupe; Seven Ideas (maybe 8); I’ve been misquoted; Is Facebook safe?; An interview with Oscar Scafidi; Music from The 1957 Tail Fin Fiasco


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Thursday, April 26, 2018

The Media Coach 27th April 2018


Back in the UK; The end of a cricketing era; James Comey; TSB fiasco; Rhetorical devices; I don’t know what that means; Do as you would be done by; An interview with TJ Walker; Music from Lisbee Stainton


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Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Media Coach 20th April 2018


Dial M for Macedonia; A rare chance to be coached; Name that dinosaur; Meghan and Ed; Four things exceptional speakers do; Targets and bridges; Three social media concerns; An interview with Mark Lee; Music from Mick Wilson


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Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Media Coach 13th April 2018


A bit of sunshine; When things go wrong at the games; Mark Zuckerberg; The Coachella radius; Working the room; Take the initiative; Being Googley; An interview with Sarah Williams; Music from Amanda Raye.


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Thursday, April 05, 2018

The Media Coach 6th April 2018


Commonwealth Games, The Masters, Ray Wilkins; Juventus fans; The BBC; Use the screen sparingly; A story with mileage; Terrible Tweets, Facebook flames; An interview with Mikki Williams; Music from The Mona Lisa Twins


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Thursday, March 29, 2018

The Media Coach 30th March 2018


Tearful tampering; Russia says nyet; Pop-ups around town; Darian Lipscomb; Sean Penn writes badly; Too much rabbit; As smooth as chocolate; A video selection box; A interview with Lance Forman; Music from Russ Ballard


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Thursday, March 22, 2018

The Media Coach 23rd March 2018


Facebook under the spotlight; A wonderful video; Katie Boyle; Boris Johnson; Working with Interpreters; No comment. No hope; I’m not Roger Federer; An interview with Jenn Lim; Music from David Knopfler


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Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Media Coach 16th March 2018


Professor Stephen Hawking; Sir Ken Dodd; Jim Bowen; President Trump; Search for the hero inside yourself; Three keys to media success; Life in the (fast) Company lane; An interview with, and music from, Clare Sands


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Thursday, March 08, 2018

The Media Coach 8th March 2018


Weather or not; Online courses coming soon; Oscar time; Boozy Coca Cola; Recency and Relevancy; Appearance no-nos; Brand yourself from the start; An interview with Gered Mankowitz; Music from Son of Town Hall


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Thursday, March 01, 2018

The Media Coach 2nd March 2018


The Beast from the East; Virtual Speaking; Indoor Athletes; Lewis Gilbert; The back of your hand; Incremental Improvements; Are you a team player?; Go the distance; An interview with, and music from, Rob Corcoran


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Thursday, February 22, 2018

The Media Coach February 23rd 2018


More slipping and sliding; Indoor Athletics; Life on air; Not that haircut; Playing as a team; What was I saying: Blogs and PR; An interview with Richard Hagen; Music from The Lost Hollow Band


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Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Media Coach 16th February 2018


Winter Olympics; Letters to the Editor; Vic Damone; Apple rings; What’s the big idea?; Seven Media Deadly Sins; Watch the Trends; An interview with, and music from, Mary Coughlan


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Thursday, February 08, 2018

The Media Coach 9th February 2018


The Winter Olympics; Not my Kit Kat; UK and Eurovision; A naughty elf; Send in the seven year olds; Live on air; How to drive away Facebook visitors; An interview with Julian Treasure; Music from Geoff Gibbons


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Thursday, February 01, 2018

The Media Coach 2nd February 2018


State of the Union; Mary Shelley Futurist; Death in Paradise; Fish Fingers; Ad-Libbing; Knowing your facts; Five messaging tips; An interview with Ben Parker; Music from Son of Town Hall


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Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Media Coach 26th January 2018


The Presidents Club; A 200 year anniversary; Jimmy Armfield; Facebook; Ten things professional speakers do (part 2); Des Wilson says..; I’m here and I’m human; An interview with Steve Bustin; Music from The Dustbowl Revival


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Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Media Coach 19th January 2018


A storm or not; Virtual global speaking; Emily Maitless; President Trump; 10 things professional speakers do (part 1); But they’ll make me look silly!; Get operatic on Facebook; An interview with Julie Holmes; Music from Mick Terry


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Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Media Coach January 12th 2018


Fire and Fury; H&M get it wrong; Philip Eden; Stephen Miller; Could you come up on stage please?; Go the distance; Get more engaged in 2018; An interview with Brian Barnes; Music from Rob Corcoran


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Thursday, January 04, 2018

The Media Coach 5th January 2018


Happy New Year; My predictions for the speaking profession; Helen Dunmore; Simon Dudley; Pulling the trigger; Be nice; Quality not quantity; An interview with Joe Wicks; Music from the Dustbowl Revival


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