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Training Directory 2024
 
MEF ACADEMY
3A06-3A07, Block A,
Phileo Damansara II,
No. 15 Jalan 16/11, Seksyen 16,
46350 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,
Malaysia

Tel: 603-7498 7200

 
 
Upcoming Trainings & Events
 
[Meridian Communications] How to Handle Journalists and the Tough & Tricky Media Questions, and Act Pre-emptively to Overcome Media Crises & Controversies Armada Hotel, PJ 20 June 2024 (9.00 AM – 5.30 PM)
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Course Fee
RM 1, 800 per participant

*This is referral program. Your application detail will be refer to organizer Meridian Communications.
 
Course Outline
 

MODULE 1
How to Take Control of Journalists and Their Tricky Questions, and Get Them to Write What You Want Written at Your Press Conferences and Interviews
 
MODULE 2
How to Handle a Sudden Approach by Journalists with Barrage of Questions, and Turn That Approach to Your Advantage
 
MODULE 3
How to Act Pre-emptively to Overcome a Media Crisis or Controversy
 
Practical Session
(Participants on voluntary basis are interviewed by real journalists based on crisis scenarios. The interviews will be video-recorded and played back on screen for group review and discussions).
 
*For more information, please click and refer to the brochure.
 
Trainer
SW Chan,
Media Strategy Advisor/ HRD Corp Certified Trainer
 
SW Chan, a former senior journalist, is a media strategy advisor and a specialist trainer on media-handling skills.
He conducts media skills training - in-house and public programs - for Senior Management executives/ leaders, Communication professionals, Government senior officers/leaders, and Politicians.
 
He has 15 years of experience in media consulting and training, and prior 18 years in journalism.
Chan was a regular trainer with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ training arm - the Institute of Diplomacy & Foreign Relations (IDFR) - for 9 years (until the pandemic became critical in 2020), where he had conducted media skills training for Malaysian and foreign diplomats and diplomatic officers.
Notably too, he had been a media crisis management trainer (on consultant basis) to Shell Malaysia group of oil and gas companies for 12 years.
 
Chan was previously a journalist  - having been both a reporter and an editor - with three news media organisations:
–  Managing Editor, News, in then ntv7
–  Senior Editor in The Sun
–  Reporter, News Correspondent, Senior Writer and Sub-Editor in The Star.
The media skills he teaches are universal, can be applied effectively anywhere in the world.
 
This course will also be conducted at the following dates/venues
 
There are currently no events scheduled for other dates or venues.