Expert Media Training From a Team of Award-Winning Former Journalists

Gain valuable insight from newsroom veterans and learn how to meet the media with confidence.

Virtual and in-person expert Media Training from Ellis Strategies will prepare you for any news interview. Become an accomplished and confident spokesperson with expert media training for press conferences, interviews and briefings. Training for individuals or small groups.

Led by communications expert Matt Ellis – a Peabody and Emmy Award winning journalist and author – Ellis Strategies is a Boston-based Public Relations & Media Training firm that will teach you how to successfully engage with the news media. Learn expert tactics for answering difficult questions. Learn how to take control of any media interview. Be prepared, be confident and be successful with expert Media Training from Ellis Strategies. We offer Media Training for newsmakers at all levels of experience.

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Media training from a team of award-winning former journalists

Customized training programs for individuals and small groups

Learn to anticipate and answer the tough questions

Deliver your message with confidence and conviction

We use Zoom to simulate real TV interviews, press conferences & more

Your performance is recorded for prompt playback & critique

Media relations training and consulting that are second to none

With our techniques, tools, and practice, you will become an accomplished and confident spokesperson

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    Ellis Strategies was founded by former WBZ TV News Director Matt Ellis, winner of the New England Emmy Award and the George Foster Peabody Award

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

    Improve Your Delivery

    We use scenario-based interview techniques and 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 media training will leave you with improved confidence in your abilities to face an audience or 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

    Learn how to successfully communicate your company’s message to a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders.

    Rules for Engagement

    Learn what’s expected of you when you agree to the interview, and how what you say will help and protect your position.

    Success Stories

    Since 2005, Ellis Strategies has worked with a diverse group of outstanding businesses, institutions, associations and individuals. Please view some of our recent success stories below.

    Learn how to answer the difficult questions and become an accomplished and confident spokesperson.