Media Training for Democratic Candidates: You Can Win
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Media Training for Democratic Candidates: You Can Win

How Democratic candidates can speak effectively to the media and live audiences throughout their political campaign.
4.6 (4 ratings)
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705 students enrolled
Created by TJ Walker
Last updated 8/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Developing a campaign message
  • Communicating through the media
  • Speaking in sound bites
  • Building a stump speech
  • Responding to attacks
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Requirements
  • video recording cell phone, tablet or computer
Description

Imagine yourself speaking as effectively to voters as FDR, Kennedy or Clinton. You can learn the secrets of speaking with passion and substance, to live audiences and the media.

Learn to win votes every time you open your mouth.

This course is specifically for Democratic candidates running for public office in the United States. Candidates will earn how to develop a stump speech, hold press conferences, speak to live audiences and the media. Additionally, they will learn how to defend themselves form Republican attacks. The course will cover every aspect of developing messages, answering reporters' questions and speaking in sound bites. You will learn how to be a better candidate through this course. You will learn all the essential elements of media training, public speaking and presentation training.

Course updated on July 23, 2015

There is a 100% Money-Back Guarantee for this course. And the instructor also provides an enhanced guarantee.

TJ Walker has more than 100,000 course enrollments from more than 14,000 online students around the globe.

Who is the target audience?
  • Democratic candidates for public office
  • Democratic elected officals
  • Campaign managers
  • Press secretaries
  • Liberal political activists
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Curriculum For This Course
124 Lectures
16:39:44
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Before We Start, Here is How to Get the Most Out of This Course
6 Lectures 08:10

Who is TJ Walker?
02:52

Please Introduce Yourself
00:09


7 Steps For Getting the Most Out of this Course
00:43

Your Questions Will Be Answered Here, In Video
01:25
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Win Votes Every Time You Speak
3 Lectures 16:25
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The Secret to Being a Charismatic Public Speaker
49 Lectures 01:53:10

Developing a Stump Speech that Voters Love and You Won't Get Sick Of
08:19

Brainstorm Every Topic and Message for Your Speech
01:13

How to start a speech
02:45

What is Your Water Cooler Message?
01:53

You Must Communicate with the Head and the Heart
00:52

Spell Out Benefits for Your Audience
01:45

Don't Make Your Speech a Data Dump
02:14

Writing a Speech
02:10

How Many Points Should Your Presentation Cover?
02:49

Magical Phrase for Every Speech
01:23

How to Start a Speech with an Icebreaker
01:08

What to Do if You Don't Like Your Voice
04:00


How to Give a Formal Speech
02:19

How to Put Your Audience at Ease
02:19

How to Close a Speech
01:26

How to Pace a Speech
01:47

How to Prepare a Speech
00:44

Tell 'em what I'm gonna tell 'em, tell 'em
02:07

Public Speaking Rules You Should Never Break
01:58

How can I find out whether my presentation worked
03:05

Should I Rehearse My Speech and for how long?
01:54

How to Eliminate Nervousness for public speaking
02:52

How Not to be like Rick Perry
02:16

What to Do if You're Losing Your Audience
01:17

How to Handle a Heckler
01:30

How to Handle Questions from the Audience
02:45

Should I read my speech so that I don't make any mistakes?
01:40

How do I remember what to say in a presentation?
01:20

How to Prepare and Use Notes in a Speech
02:32

How to Stop Saying Um and Ah when You Speak
02:59

Why You Should Never Memorize a Speech
02:44

How to Make a Speech Powerful and Persuasive
01:37

How to Speak in Front of a Big Crowd
03:37

What if You are asked a question You Can't Answer?
02:18

Should I warn my audience I will be boring?
00:44

A Positive Attitude for Public Speaking
02:22

If my allotted speaking time is cut, what should I eliminate?
02:09

How to Move around while Making a Speech
02:29

How to Make Eye Contact with Your Audience
02:34

How to to Use a Teleprompter
03:36

How to Give a Motivational Speech
03:02

How to Sound Conversational in a Speech
02:20

How to Recover from Making a Mistake in a Speech
02:15

How to Make Prepared Remarks as Good as Your Q and A
01:25

What to Do with Your Hands when Making a Speech Public Speaking
02:36

Have a Public Speaking Improvement Plan
01:46

How to Use a Lectern or Podium When Giving a Speech
02:09
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Public Speaking - How to Tell Stories
11 Lectures 41:52
Stories Are the Most Important Part of Great Speeches
02:48

Message Drives Stories
00:50

What is the setting for Your Story?
01:12

What Characters and Conflicts are in Your Story?
01:24

Your Speaking Stories Must Contain Dialogue
00:38

Share Your Emotions When telling Your Stories
01:48

Your Story Must have a Resolution
00:38

Don't Tell Stories, Instead Re-Live Stories
01:10

Story Fundamentals
16:24

What are Your Speech Goals?
11:38

Public Speaking Conclusion
03:22
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Speaking to the Media
2 Lectures 12:06
Dealing with the Media
03:10

Responding to Attacks
08:56
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Media Training - How to Look Your Best on Camera
11 Lectures 25:43
How to Look Your Best on TV Overview
02:59

How to Apply Makeup for TV Interviews
04:00

How to Sit for TV Interviews
02:03

How to Smile for TV Interviews
02:40

How to Move Your Head for Video Interviews
02:05

How to Use Your Eyes During a TV Interview
02:29

How to Move Your Body for TV Interviews
01:44

How to Move Your Hands for TV Interviews
02:33

How to Sit in Your Chair for TV Interviews
01:12

How to Stand for TV Interviews
01:07

How to Dress for TV Interviews
02:51
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Media Training - Messaging
10 Lectures 14:30
How to Frame a Media Message
02:08

A Media Message Answers all Basic Questions
01:12

Media Messages Must be Interesting to Reporters
01:36

Media Messages Must Resonate with Media Audience
01:44

Your Media Message Needs to Benefit You
01:22

Three is the Perfect Number of Media Messages
01:42

Media Messages using a Venn Diagram
01:51

Have a Positive Media Message
01:06

Add Quantifiable Results to Your Media Message
00:47

What Problem are you solving?
01:02
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Media Training - How to Answer Questions
11 Lectures 22:19
How to Answer Questions in a Media Interview
01:47

Answer One Question at a Time
01:55

Keep Your Eyes on Your Message Points
01:39

Do Not Repeat Negative Words from a Reporter
01:03

Tell Reporters 'I Don't Know'
02:38

Always Be Moving toward Your Message Points
00:56

Give Brief Answers to Tough Questions
01:41

Aim for All Three Messages In Every Answer
04:02

Re-Write the Reporter's Questions in Media Interviews
03:30

Don't Add One more thing at the End of the Interview
01:39

Don't try to Control the Interview
01:29
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Media Training - Sound Bites
11 Lectures 13:16
What is a Sound Bite? Overview
03:20

Sound Bites: Bold Action Words
00:49

Sound Bites: Reporters Love Cliches
01:40

Sound Bites: Emotion
00:51

Sound Bites: Give Specific Examples
00:37

Sound Bite Tools: Attacks
02:02

Sound Bites: Absolutes
00:42

Sound Bite Tools: Humor
01:15

Sound Bite Tools: Rhetorical Questions
00:35

Sound Bite Tools: Analogies
00:44

Sound Bite Tools Pop Culture References
00:41
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Conclusion
3 Lectures 21:56
Video Practice
18:38

To Improve, You Must Give and Get Criticism
01:23

Final thoughts
01:55
1 More Section
About the Instructor
TJ Walker
4.2 Average rating
1,497 Reviews
25,324 Students
104 Courses
Public Speaking and Media Training Expert

TJ Walker is the founder of Media Training Worldwide and has been conducting public speaking training workshops and seminars since 1984. Walker has trained Presidents of countries, Prime Ministers, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Super Bowl winners, US Senators, Miss Universes and Members of Parliament .

Walker has more than 100,000 online course enrollments and more than 20,000 online students.

His book, "Secret to Foolproof Presentations" was a USA Today # 1 Bestseller, as well as a Wall Street Journal, and Business Week Bestseller.

Walker is also the author of "Media Training AZ" and "Media Training Success."

Walker's Facebook page "TJ Walker Speak to Influence" is the #1 page for 7-day a week video tutorials on how to be a better public speaker and communicator.

In 2009, Walker set the Guinness Book of World Records for Most Talk Radio Appearances ever in a 24 hour period.

Walker has also served as a former President of the National Speakers Association, New York City.

Walker was a merit scholar at Duke University where he graduated magna cum laude.

What others say:

“TJ Walker's single-minded devotion to presentation has made him the #1 expert for executives seeking guidance on speaking to the public and media." Bob Bowdon, Anchor/Reporter, Bloomberg Television

“TJ Walker is the leading media trainer in the world." Stu Miller, Viacom News Producer

(TJ Walker's Media Training Worldwide) “The world's leading presentation and media training firm." Gregg Jarrett, Fox News Channel Anchor