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.

Led by Emmy Award Winning journalist, author, and communications expert Matt Ellis, Ellis Strategies is a Boston-based PR & Media Training firm that provides customized media training for individuals and small groups throughout New England. As former newsroom veterans we understand how the media operates and how to succeed in a high-stakes environment. As part of our media training you will be put in the hot seat. We will put you through the paces of real TV interviews which will be recorded and played back for immediate analysis and critique. You will learn about the news media, how to succeed in do-or-die situations, to answer the tough questions, and to deliver your message with confidence and conviction.

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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.

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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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.

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