Results-Driven, Affordable Communications Training in Rhode Island

The leading provider of public speaking, executive coaching, and media training in Rhode Island.

PR Media Training & Executive Coaching Services Rhode IslandEllis Strategies Media Training

Matt Ellis is a former Head Writer at Good Morning America and News Director at WBZ TV. He is a nationally-recognized communications expert.

Led by former News Director at WBZ TV, Matt Ellis and his team at Ellis Strategies Inc. provide a wide-range of consulting services that include public speaking, executive coaching & communication skills, media training and more for a diverse client list that includes top business executives, university presidents and deans, hospital CEOs, scientific thought leaders, and more. With a number of accolades including the New England Emmy Award, and the George Foster Peabody Award, Ellis Strategies has become a leading provider of public speaking services in Rhode Island. Some of the Ellis Strategies core services include:
Public Speaking Rhode Island

  • Public Speaking in Rhode Island
  • Executive Coaching in Rhode Island
  • Media Training in Rhode Island
  • Public Relations in Rhode Island
  • Executive Communications & Speech Coaching
  • Crisis Management
  • Presentation Skills Training
  • Interview Preparation
  • Video Production
  • And Much More!

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    As one of the leading providers of public speaking services in Rhode Island our clients have come to know and understand the “Ellis Strategies Advantage.” Within our training seminars our clients receive expert communications consulting, public relations training, new techniques for shaping and delivering messages, crisis management skills, and much more. These seminars are uniquely designed for the needs of each client and for both the novice and experienced public speaker. Our clients choose Ellis Strategies because of our track record and proven industry experience.

    Improve your delivery

    We use scenario-based interview techniques to provide immediate video-replay feedback and coaching to reveal your strengths and improve your delivery.

    Navigate the interview

    We will show you how to refine your message, stay on point, and maneuver through difficult interviews and questions.

    Build your confidence

    Our training programs will leave you with more confidence in your abilities to face employees, other executives, and the media.

    Customize your session

    Tell us about your needs. We offer individual and group sessions customized for you or your organization.

    Connect to your brand

    Employees, stakeholders and reporters all respond to different cues. We’ll show you how to confidently articulate your message for any audience.

    Perfect presentations

    Some people are naturally gifted presenters, but everyone else needs a coach. We understand why people fail on stage and we’ll show you what it takes to succeed.

    "Matt helped us navigate a challenging communications situation. He helped refine our messaging, and brought deep expertise into the timing and sequencing of our message so we could maintain control of a dynamic situation. We planned very carefully, and everyone knew their role, and things unfolded exactly according to plan. He was a true pro in a high-stakes situation."

    Adam Olenn

    Director of Communications & Community Engagement, Moses Brown School

    "Ellis Strategies really hit the mark for us. Their strategy helped us educate the public and the Legislature about the effectiveness of the Community Preservation Act. Matt and the team took control and drove the initiative to the finish line."

    Stuart Saginor

    Executive Director, Community Preservation Coalition

    "We rely on Matt for his strategic guidance. We have a long-standing, collaborative relationship that has resulted in substantial media attention and content creation."

    Manikka Bowman

    Director of Policy & Outreach, ULI Boston/New England

    "Matt takes the time to understand our business and we feel we are getting a true value."

    Paul Senecal

    President, United Services of America

    "We’ve had great success working with Ellis Strategies. Matt and his team consistently provide us with new ideas for getting The Concord Group recognized by key journalists. His team has also been critical in helping us release white papers to our industry. We don’t make a PR move without consulting Ellis."

    Richard M. Gollis

    Principal, The Concord Group

    "We rely on Matt’s insight to guide our PR and Marketing efforts. Over the years he and his team have demonstrated their ability to generate placements in key media outlets which have helped raise awareness of our company."

    Stacy Brandon

    Vice President, DMT Diamond Machining Technology

    "Matt and his team have repeatedly demonstrated their ability to raise ULI Boston's profile, and increase the local media's coverage of real estate development, land use and urban planning. We count on Matt's knowledge and perspective to help guide our programming decisions."

    Stephanie Wasser

    Executive Director, ULI Boston

    Ellis Strategies Core Services

    Ellis Strategies is pleased to offer a wide-range of public speaking, executive coaching, and media training services in Rhode Island. Providing customized training programs for both individuals and small groups we put our clients through the paces of a real TV interview, recording their performance for immediate playback and critique. We ask the tough questions and try to replicate the same pressures that leaders and executives encounter on a daily-basis. Clients will learn how to answer the tough questions, deliver their message with confidence and conviction, and gain the tools necessary to maximize their communications potential. We have worked with professionals of all levels of experience and will work with you to develop a customized training session that caters specifically to your needs.

    Public Speaking Services in Rhode Island

    Drawing on our wealth of media and public speaking experience, Ellis Strategies develops custom programs (for individuals or small groups) to train novice and advanced public speakers. Our in-depth training includes techniques for creating compelling speeches, controlling body and hand motions, and maximizing voice quality. As part of our public speaking service in Rhode Island we also provide coaching for developing successful PowerPoint presentations that will help engage your audience and give you the ability to deliver your message with confidence and conviction.

    Executive Coaching in Rhode Island

    We understand that executives and leaders are under constant pressure to effectively communicate their company’s message to a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders. This pressure can be magnified when dealing with a public crisis. Executives who understand how to engage with their audience will achieve great results which is why as part of our executive coaching in Rhode Island we teach executives the communications skills necessary to clearly define their message and be persuasive and confident in their delivery. Please contact us if you’re interested in learning more about our executive coaching & communications services in Rhode Island.

    Media Training Services in Rhode Island

    Whether you’re the CEO of a bank under scrutiny and the media spotlight, the president of a university celebrating the opening of its new science center, or an executive looking to improve your leadership abilities and public speaking skills, the opportunities to communicate directly to the public are too valuable to squander. With media training in Rhode Island we put you in the “hot seat”. We create a realistic TV interview set and conduct interviews as if we were a network television crew. With your input our media training coaches prepare the interview questions aiming to closely match the subject matter and expected tone of the interviews you’re preparing for. Please contact us if you’re interested in learning more about media training in Rhode Island.

    Presentation Training

    We understand why people fail on stage, now we’ll show you what it takes to succeed. One of the core elements that we include with all of our training programs is the use of video. We record our clients during a presentation for analysis and critique of the following: 1) Story telling 2) Body language/Use of hands 3) Voice control 4) Use of PowerPoint. With Rhode Island presentation skills training from Ellis Strategies we are able to help our clients separate from the pack and establish themselves as a confident, persuasive, and fearless public speakers.

    Public Relations in Rhode Island

    Is PR integrated into your overall marketing plan? Being former journalists with an insider’s perspective, we approach your PR needs with a deep understanding of how journalists think. From developing your message and value proposition, to crafting press releases and media kits, to pitching a story, Ellis Strategies can help guide you through the process and maximize your efforts. As former journalists, we understand how newsrooms operate and decisions are made. As part of our public relations service in Rhode Island we help our clients achieve success with long-range strategic planning that includes a focused, coordinated PR plan.

    The Ellis Strategies Advantage:

    Expert public relations and communications consulting

    Affordable and effective coaching

    Coaching for executives, scientists and thought leaders

    Learn how to shape and deliver messages

    Media training and PR services that are second to none

    Maximize Your Communications Potential

    Ready to learn more about what Ellis Strategies can do for you? Read more about our executive coaching services, media training services, and public speaking services in Rhode Island. If you would like to receive a free consultation from the Ellis Strategies team please feel free to contact us directly.

    Many of our clients are based in the following locations:

    Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, North Shore MA, South Shore MA, MetroWest MA, Boston MA, Cambridge MA, Waltham MA, Worcester MA, Salem MA, Charlestown MA, Wellesley MA, Somerville MA, Newton MA, Quincy MA, Burlington MA, Newburyport MA, Concord MA, Cape Cod MA, Lowell MA, Medford MA, Brookline MA, Lexington MA, Woburn MAProvidence RI, Warwick RI, Manchester NH, Portsmouth NH, Nashua NH

    Public Speaking – PR & Media Training – Executive Coaching – Public Relations in Rhode Island