Course: Media and Public Speaking Training for Political Candidates

Media and Public Speaking Training for Political Candidates

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

You will learn how to speak to voters through speeches, presentations, debates and media interviews. The course will help you develop a stump speech and learn how to master the media. In politics, the better communicator usually wins. While paid advertising and deep pockets are still important, the most potent force in any successful campaign is the candidate speaking and communicating effectively

Who is the target audience?

  • Candidates for public office
  • Public officials
  • Campaign Managers
  • Press Secretaries
Basic knowledge
  • video recorder on cell phone, tablet or computer
What you will learn
  • Create and deliver a stump speech
  • Hone your campaign messages
  • Speak to the media with confidence
  • Create and deliver sound bites
  • Speak to any audience large and small
Number of Lectures: 116
Total Duration: 04:25:18
Before We Start, Here is How to Get the Most Out of This Course
  • Before We Start, Here is the #1 Tip to Improving Your Communication Skills  
  • Who is TJ Walker?  
  • $10,000 Guarantee This Course Will Make You a Better Communicator  
  • If You Like to Learn by Reading  
  • Your Questions Will Be Answered Here, In Video  
Win the Campaign by Communicating the Best Message
  • Convincing Voters that You Have a Great Reason to Run for Office  
  • How to Find Your Top 3 Winning Messages?  
  • The One Big Secret to Beating an Incumbent  
Win Votes Every single Time You Speak in Public
  • What are Your Speech Goals?  
  • The Stump Speech  
  • Stories  
  • Brainstorm Every Topic and Message for Your Speech  
  • How to start a speech  
  • What is Your Water Cooler Message?  
  • You Must Communicate with the Head and the Heart  
  • Spell Out Benefits for Your Audience  
  • Don't Make Your Speech a Data Dump  
  • Writing a Speech  
  • How Many Points Should Your Presentation Cover?  
  • Magical Phrase for Every Speech  
  • How to Start a Speech with an Icebreaker  
  • What to Do if You Don't Like Your Voice  
  • How to Speak with Confidence  
  • How to Prepare a Speech  
  • How to Give a Formal Speech  
  • How to Put Your Audience at Ease  
  • How to Pace a Speech  
  • Tell 'em what I'm gonna tell 'em, tell 'em  
  • Public Speaking Rules You Should Never Break  
  • How to Recover from Making a Mistake  
  • How can I find out whether my presentation worked  
  • How to Handle Questions from the Audience  
  • Should I read my speech so that I don't make any mistakes?  
  • What to Do if You're Losing Your Audience  
  • How to Prepare and Use Notes in a Speech  
  • How to Handle a Heckler  
  • Should I Rehearse My Speech and for how long?  
  • How do I remember what to say in a presentation?  
  • Why You Should Never Memorize a Speech  
  • How to Make a Speech Powerful and Persuasive  
  • How to Stop Saying Um and Ah when You Speak  
  • How to Speak in Front of a Big Crowd  
  • What if You are asked a question You Can't Answer?  
  • Should I warn my audience I will be boring?  
  • A Positive Attitude for Public Speaking  
  • If my allotted speaking time is cut, what should I eliminate?  
  • How to Move around while Making a Speech  
  • How to Make Eye Contact with Your Audience  
  • How to to Use a Teleprompter  
  • How to Give a Motivational Speech  
  • How to Sound Conversational in a Speech  
  • How to Make Prepared Remarks as Good as Your Q and A  
  • What to Do with Your Hands when Making a Speech Public Speaking  
  • Have a Public Speaking Improvement Plan  
  • How to Use a Lectern or Podium When Giving a Speech  
  • How to Close a Speech  
  • Video Practice  
  • Conclusion Public Speaking  
Public Speaking - How to Tell Stories
  • Message Drives Stories  
  • Stories Are the Most Important Part of Great Speeches  
  • What is the setting for Your Story?  
  • What Characters and Conflicts are in Your Story?  
  • Your Speaking Stories Must Contain Dialogue  
  • Share Your Emotions When telling Your Stories  
  • Your Story Must have a Resolution  
Media Training
  • Dealing with the Media  
Media Training -How to Look Your Best on Camera
  • How to Look Your Best on TV Overview  
  • How to Apply Makeup for TV Interviews  
  • How to Smile for TV Interviews  
  • How to Sit for TV Interviews  
  • How to Use Your Eyes During a TV Interview  
  • How to Move Your Head for Video Interviews  
  • How to Move Your Hands for TV Interviews  
  • How to Move Your Body for TV Interviews  
  • How to Sit in Your Chair for TV Interviews  
  • How to Dress for TV Interviews  
  • How to Stand for TV Interviews  
Media Training - Messaging
  • How to Frame a Media Message  
  • A Media Message Answers all Basic Questions  
  • Media Messages Must be Interesting to Reporters  
  • Media Messages Must Resonate with Media Audience  
  • Your Media Message Needs to Benefit You  
  • Three is the Perfect Number of Media Messages  
  • Media Messages using a Venn Diagram  
  • Have a Positive Media Message  
  • Add Quantifiable Results to Your Media Message  
  • What Problem are you solving?  
Media Training - How to Answer Questions
  • Answer One Question at a Time  
  • How to Answer Questions in a Media Interview  
  • Keep Your Eyes on Your Message Points  
  • Do Not Repeat Negative Words from a Reporter  
  • Tell Reporters 'I Don't Know'  
  • Always Be Moving toward Your Message Points  
  • Give Brief Answers to Tough Questions  
  • Aim for All Three Messages In Every Answer  
  • Re-Write the Reporter's Questions in Media Interviews  
  • Don't Add One more thing at the End of the Interview  
  • Don't try to Control the Interview  
Media Training - Sound Bites
  • What is a Sound Bite? Overview  
  • Sound Bites: Bold Action Words  
  • Sound Bites: Reporters Love Cliches  
  • Sound Bites: Emotion  
  • Sound Bites: Give Specific Examples  
  • Sound Bite Tools: Attacks  
  • Sound Bites: Absolutes  
  • Sound Bite Tools: Humor  
  • Sound Bite Tools: Rhetorical Questions  
  • Sound Bite Tools: Analogies  
  • Sound Bite Tools Pop Culture References  
Political Communication Conclusion
  • Conclusion  
  • Improve by giving and Getting Criticism  
Bonus Reading
  • Media Training A to Z  
  • Media Training Success  
  • Secret to Foolproof Presentations  
  • Public Speaking Success  
  • 1001 Ways to Wow the Media  
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