Media and Public Speaking Training for Political Candidates
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Media and Public Speaking Training for Political Candidates

How political candidates can earn votes by giving great speeches and media interviews throughout the campaign
4.7 (22 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,054 students enrolled
Created by TJ Walker
Last updated 8/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I 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
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Requirements
  • video recorder on cell phone, tablet or computer
Description

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 advetising 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
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Curriculum For This Course
119 Lectures
13:32:37
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Before We Start, Here is How to Get the Most Out of This Course
7 Lectures 09:20

Please Introduce Yourself
00:09



If You Like to Learn by Reading
01:09

Your Questions Will Be Answered Here, In Video
01:25

7 Steps For Getting the Most Out of this Course
00:43
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Win Votes Every single Time You Speak in Public
51 Lectures 02:33:02
What are Your Speech Goals?
11:38

The Stump Speech
04:03

Stories
16:24

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 Speak with Confidence
03:05

How to Prepare a Speech
00:44

How to Give a Formal Speech
02:19

How to Put Your Audience at Ease
02:19

How to Pace a Speech
01:47

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

Public Speaking Rules You Should Never Break
01:58

How to Recover from Making a Mistake
02:15

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

How to Handle Questions from the Audience
02:45

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

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

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

How to Handle a Heckler
01:30

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

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

Why You Should Never Memorize a Speech
02:44

How to Make a Speech Powerful and Persuasive
01:37

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

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

How to Close a Speech
01:26

Video Practice
18:38

Conclusion Public Speaking
03:22
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Public Speaking - How to Tell Stories
7 Lectures 10:06
Message Drives Stories
00:50

Stories Are the Most Important Part of Great Speeches
02:48

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
01:26

Share Your Emotions When telling Your Stories
01:48

Your Story Must have a Resolution
00:38
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Media Training
1 Lecture 04:40
Dealing with the Media
04:40
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Media Training -How to Look Your Best on Camera
11 Lectures 26:34
How to Look Your Best on TV Overview
02:59

How to Apply Makeup for TV Interviews
04:00

How to Smile for TV Interviews
02:40


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

How to Move Your Head for Video Interviews
02:05

How to Move Your Hands for TV Interviews
02:33

How to Move Your Body for TV Interviews
01:44

How to Sit in Your Chair for TV Interviews
02:03

How to Dress for TV Interviews
02:51

How to Stand for TV Interviews
01:07
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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
Answer One Question at a Time
01:55

How to Answer Questions in a Media Interview
01:47

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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Political Communication Conclusion
2 Lectures 03:03
Conclusion
01:31

Improve by giving and Getting Criticism
01:32
1 More Section
About the Instructor
TJ Walker
4.2 Average rating
1,490 Reviews
25,295 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