This course teaches participants to polish the public speaking and media presentation skills they need to speak before public officials and the media. Participants will learn to craft and deliver better speeches. Additionally, they will also learn how to make advance speech preparations. Finally, participants will learn how to greatly enhance their performance abilities with public officials, the media, and the public.
When questioned by a public official or reporter, always do the following:
Randall P. Whatley is a media veteran with diverse business experience. He is president of Cypress Media Group, an advertising, public relations, and training firm. He has extensive experience advising government officials, political candidates, public officials, and corporate executives.
Whatley teaches the practical, real-world skills that he has acquired and refined over three decades as an advertising and public relations practitioner. His presentation and media relations skills were honed as a lobbyist and political consultant on over 50 campaigns in five states. He has written two books, two syndicated newspaper columns, and many magazine and Internet articles. He has also hosted his own television and radio program and appeared often as a TV and radio program guest, including a CNN appearedance. Whatley has also produced TV and radio ads.