Our highly practical training empowers you to become an effective media spokesperson right away.You'll learn techniques that will allow you to manage even the most challenging media encounters with poise and confidence.

Workshop Outcomes

  • How to present yourself in a positive manner
  • Planning for the interview
  • How to reach the right target audience with the correct message
  • Put your case first
  • How to handle electronic and print interviews
  • Handling the hostile interviewer
  • Handling the "off the record" interview
  • Applying your rights during an interview
  • Because we don’t believe a highly specialized skill can be acquired through a generic approach, Zanenza's highly customized in-person and live online executive Face The Media offer specialized tools, techniques, and practical guidance to help you to zero in on the distinct areas that bring you immediate improvement and results.

    We tailor our training to the unique challenges you face as a corporate or NGO leader, entrepreneur, government official, or executive and help you to discover the strategies and techniques that best allow you to convey your message as you intended to the audiences you most want to reach.

    Our Approach

    Our approach focuses on achieving fast results that respect your limited time.

    We do this by

  • Conducting research on your organisation, its media profile and by understanding prevailing issues for redress
  • We tailor-make your media training session to prepare you for future interviews, the reporters you are likely to face, and the topics about which you are likely to address – as well as the potential challenges you can anticipate.
  • Providing opportunities for you to practice and experiment with true-to-life scenarios and feedback that is practical and applicable to your real-world media communications needs.
  • Meet Our Media Coaches

    Our deep experience as media training consultants will help you to speak with efficiency and power, whatever the medium, by offering you life-long skills that ensure the right message is delivered in the right way to the right audience.

    Zandile Nzalo

    Zandile is the founder & Managing Director of ZANENZA, a communications agency established in 2002. A seasoned broadcaster, Zandile has over 30 years’ experience in media and has worked as producer and presenter for several broadcasters including, SABC Radio & TV, Radio Bop, Bop TV, 702 Talk Radio and Mnet and Multichoice.

    Dr Onkgopotse JJ Tabane

    Dr Onkgopotse JJ Tabane is the Editor of Leadership Magazine and Anchor of Power to Truth on ENCA. He holds a PhD in media studies from Wits University. A seasoned communicator, JJ has held several high profile positions within the private and public sector and has worked for several radio and television broadcasters in South Africa. He is the Author of Let's Talk Frankly.

    Post Training Programmes

    We offer a generous free post-training programmes in the industry.Our consultants remain with you long after your
    executive media training session ends.

  • In depth special reports
  • Handy tips card you can carry to all your interviews
  • A one-on-one follow up consultation with your trainer before your next presentation
  • Get In touch

    We focus on your unique communication needs.