The Media Training Workshop Series wraps up with the last session On-Camera Interview Techniques, a quick, down and dirty (or lean and clean) introspection into the art of giving a great media interview.
PR professional Audra Boltion will lead this workshop in capturing the attention of your audience to benefit your cause or project with a few simple, yet important steps in this fun, hands-on session. Attendees will learn how to pull off all interviews, even tricky ones, with grace and efficiency, complete with guidelines for creating talking points and mock q&a sessions.
Prerequisite: Attendees are asked to have a specific project that they want to practice promoting. Some interviews will be recorded and critiqued by the class.
Audra Boltion, President and CEO of The Boltion Group Public Relations, is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of communications and brand marketing experience in the celebrity, entertainment and food and beverage categories. Throughout her career, she has crafted and executed successful campaigns in tandem with a number of Fortune 500 Companies including Diageo, General Mills, Con Agra, Verizon, Random House and HarperCollins. She often liases with the office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, of New York State and works with in partnership with Gods Love We Deliver, Food Bank for New York City and one of the world’s largest HIV grant-makers, Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF). An active member of NYWIFT's Communications Committee, Boltion has launched Emmy™ award-winning television programs and worked on over three dozen New York Times bestselling titles. She specializes in extending the life of properties under her care, beyond the bestseller lists and annual award cycles. Boltion has created tours, consumer and brand awareness for a variety of celebrities and companies including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, The Knot, Stevie Wonder, Lee Ann Rimes, Jeff Probst, Meredith Television/The Better Show, Penguin Random House, Jamie Lee Curtis, Alex Rodriguez, Zendaya and Sandra Lee. An advocate for each client, Audra continues to grow consumer brands, celebrities and products using innovative media strategies that garner solid, measureable results.
Produced by Kathryn O'Kane and Octavia Taylor
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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Last updated: Nov. 11, 2016