Media Interview, Media Relations , Publicity Montrose, Colorado Janet Reese
Public Relations and Business Communications

Media Relations

We help you get visibility for your products, services, events, company and employees through publicity. We craft publicity content such as press kits, news releases, videos, photos and feature articles for social media, print and broadcast news media.

In addition, we distribute publicity content to social media networks and news media outlets and follow up with reporters for optimal coverage. We also facilitate media interview training -- described below -- for spokespersons. We can customize and deliver public speaking workshops on request.



Media Interview Training Workshop: Taking Charge of Media Interviews

Instructor: Janet Reese

Do you dread talking with reporters because you fear being misquoted? Do you hesitate contacting reporters with a positive news story because you're uncertain how to reach them, what to say, or how they will respond? If your answer is “yes”, this workshop is for you, and for anyone who wants to build their confidence and increase their effectiveness in working with the news media.

Spokespersons must be cooperative, active partners with reporters in order to effectively communicate with constituents. Learn how to achieve good working relations, mutual respect, and fair coverage with reporters in this interactive, fun, half-day workshop focusing on the print news media.

Obtain the knowledge and skills to:


Know what to ask reporters and what to say to reporters
Feel confident and in control when talking with reporters
Advance your agenda with proactive messages


Learn about:


The four-step approach to media interview preparation
How to use an interview preparation checklist
Crafting and delivering effective key messages
Successful soundbites: The Five C’s
What gets soundbited
Interviewing guidelines: 20 Do’s and Don’ts
How to bridge to your message
Reporter tactics and what to do
What makes news


Email us today or phone us at 303-388-1038.


“Janet showed me how to prepare myself both mentally and emotionally for a potentially negative media interview. Writing and delivering key messages in her workshop was especially beneficial. Applying what I learned, I was quoted favorably in a media interview about a controversial topic and maintained a positive edge. I keep the workshop handouts close by so I can use them to prepare for interviews.”

Cynthia Lair, Director of Land Management, City of Louisville



Contact Us

Phone: 303.388.1038



Reese Communications, Montrose, Colorado 81401

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