Meeting the Media training for professors and researchers 26.9.

Do you know how to be an expert in Media?
Do you need more confidence in meeting the journalists?

The one-day training is led by an experienced TV and radio journalist Nicklas Wancke who knows how you can get your message across as an interviewee and what kind of tactics journalists use. The day includes both theory and practice.

Programme of the day:

9.00 Introduction to media training

Journalistic principles and practices
• Media now – What kind of things and questions we should be prepared for?
• What does the media expect from Aalto University and its experts?

Meeting the journalist
• How to succeed in different interviews
• Being an expert in Media
• Do’s and don’ts
• What should you bear in mind when being interviewed in English as opposed to being interviewed by the Finnish media

Practice and feedback: live panel discussion on TV

12.00–13.00 Lunch Break

Meeting the media in challenging interviews
• Your rights and obligations as an interviewee
• How to survive under pressure
• Strengthening the message

Practice and feedback: TV-interview

16.00  End of training

Nicklas Wancke is an experienced TV and radio journalist. He works for Yle, Finland’s national public service broadcasting company. Since 2006 he has been one of the key journalists at Yle Aamu-TV (Yle Morning TV).  Before that he worked for Yle Radio Finland and the English-language Yle News. Mr Wancke has conducted thousands of live interviews. He has interviewed politicians, scientists, researchers, actors, pop stars and athletes.

“Meeting the media” is aimed at Aalto professors and researchers. The number of participants is limited. To enrol:

Feedback from past trainings:

“Extremely well planned and customized training how to present your research in Media.”

“It was great that all the interviews were recorded and enough time was reserved for going through the material and making comments.”

“Thank you very much for the training! I had a chance to test the teachings of the day few days later in a panel discussion.”

For more information please contact:
Producer Leena Närekangas, tel. 050 342 7114, email.

The training is done in collaboration with the Management Institute of Finland – MIF and it is part of the media training programme for professors and researchers by Aalto Communications, Service Factory and Media Factory. For more information on the media training please visit: