Media and Communications Training for expert sources – How to participate in an interview:

Call for Applications

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Media training is supported by UNESCO Bangkok Office and Australian Aid.

Learn how to leverage the media and give impactful media interviews. Improve your skills and learn to work effectively with the media to generate positive coverage of your area of expertise and organization.

UNESCO Bangkok, in partnership with Australian Aid, is seeking applicants to participate in media training with an aim for participants to more powerfully participate in media interviews and advocate for their organisations.

This training targets the interviewees and not the interviewers with the goal of giving experts the tools to navigate the media landscape in Thailand more successfully.

The one-day intensive training course will include presentations, discussions, participatory exercises on media engagement, interview techniques, and strategies for planning and implementing a communication plan for your organisation.

The course is provided free of charge and will be held at the UNESCO office building in Ekkamai in Bangkok. (map) There will be three training courses held on March 7, March 21 and March 27. *Please sign up for one training session only.*

Who can apply?

  • Thai female professionals
  • Working in one of the following fields: Media, ICT & Innovation ; Environment & Climate Change ; Cultures and Histories of ASEAN countries
  • Members of the Women Make the News – Thailand Database (encouraged but not mandatory)

Please note, the language of the training will be English

Training schedule:

8.30: Registration
9-10.30: Session 1: How does the media work and how do journalists work?
10.30-10.45: Morning break
10.45-12.15: Media interview simulations
12.15-13.00: Lunch
13.00- 15.00: Creating a communication strategy to gain media attention
15.00-15.15: Afternoon break
15.15-16:00: Media simulations – viewing and feedback
16.00-17.00L: Journalists panel – Q&A, pitching your ideas and feedback on media interviews
17.00 – 18.00: Networking

Download more information about the Training and Agenda here.

The Trainers:

Anneliese has an extensive background in international journalism and continues to contribute to high level publications. She has worked for the BBC, the Associated Press, ABC Australia and Al Jazeera. She has worked at Bureau Chief level in both Asia and the Middle East. She was instructive in training young journalists and was the co-author of the Al Jazeera Editorial Guidelines

Maia has a background in public affairs, stakeholder engagement and community relations. She designs and launches strategic communications programs in the public and private sectors.
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Media Training is supported by UNESCO Bangkok and Australian Aid.

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