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

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

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
How to Handle a Sudden Approach by Journalists with Barrage of Questions, and Turn That Approach to Your Advantage
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.
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.
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