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Media Training

Sue White and Ginger Gorman

Company:

Media Bootcamp Australia

State:

Melbourne / Sydney / Canberra

About:

Two working Journalists.
40 years of experience.
Insider knowledge to die for.
We are knee deep in the Australian media environment every day.
We are contemporary. Dynamic. Agile.
And our training solutions will help you nail it.

Media Bootcamp provides high-end media training to individuals and organisations. Today, everyone has a story to tell; a fact which makes it harder than ever to get your own story out there. At Media Bootcamp, you’ll learn from two working journalists with 40 years of experience between them.
Sue and Ginger’s extensive background writing for, producing and working with some of Australia and the world’s biggest radio, TV, newspapers, magazine and online publications mean you will be learning from journalists with current, insider industry knowledge. If you want to understand how to tell your story in the media in a way that they’ll listen to, and know how to nail your next interview, this is the training for you.

Experience:

Sue and Ginger's hands on, current media experience is highly valued by their clients, who include everyone from fashion labels to government regulators. The industry is in disruption, so what worked 5 or 10 years ago doesn't necessarily work now. People need to learn from those who are there at the coalface: Sue and Ginger's work is regularly published in outlets including the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, various ABC outlets, news.com.au and dozens more.
Ginger Gorman is a fearless and multi award-winning social justice journalist. In the course of her 16-year media career she’s watched bodies burn at the crematorium, been strapped to a bondage wheel and recorded her own cancer treatment. She’s interviewed everyone from eminent scientists and artists to hardened criminals and vicious Internet trolls. (In fact, she recently gave a gripping TEDx talk on this very issue.)
She regularly writes stories, makes radio and TV for media outlets such as: news.com.au, Fairfax online, The Guardian, The Big Smoke, mamamia and the ABC.
Sue White has the last decade working as a busy Australian freelance journalist. Her features work has seen her interview everyone from Ita Buttrose to Julian Assange’s lawyer for both The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. Sue is a regular guest on ABC radio (talking travel); writes weekly for Fairfax; is a popular writing mentor; and has a pre-journalism background in branding and communications – a bonus for our clients.

Media training services offered:

  • Print
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Online
  • Presentation
  • Editorial

Fees:

Our products are tailored therefore prices vary according to group size and training length.  Contact us for a chat.

Reviews and Recommendations:

“I found this training to be high impact, accessible and useful. The instant feedback allowed me to build my skills and feel more confident in my delivery of key messages in multiple media platforms. The use of real journalists gave us a sense of relevance and it was achieved in a short timeframe. Thank you, it was very productive and enjoyable.” – Carrie

“I got a lot out of the practice interviews for television, radio and print. The immediate feedback was very useful, and I think it will be valuable to watch the recording back afterwards. ” – Michaela

“Media Bootcamp gave us a rare glimpse into the brains of journalists and invaluable practical experience in interview techniques.” – Eddie

“Thanks to this training I feel a lot more confident with handling all the types of questions I might get in an interview. ” – Bree

“Media Bootcamp was transformational. In a day I worked out my expertise and how I can apply that to my story. I found the training so valuable.” – Pip

“Media Bootcamp was brilliant. I feel so much more confident about pitching myself to the media and in deciding which media is actually appropriate to my business and brand. It was incredibly useful to learn what the media actually cares about. That has saved me soooo much time. I also loved how practical the day was. I really enjoyed receiving expert feedback on my interview style. ” – Samantha Nolan-Smith

“The team and I had a great day at Media Bootcamp. Ginger and Sue were fantastic and very passionate about the day, ensuring that we all had fun as well as learning what we need to know.” – Marcia

“I feel infinitely more confident that I can tell my story well. Thanks Sue and Ginger. ” – Sheree Henley