Michael is a leading authority on training in media and presentation skills. He has wide experience as a communicator - as a teacher, television journalist, presenter and director for TVNZ and on secondment to the BBC. He has trained spokespeople throughout New Zealand for more than 20 years.

Michael's books on news media and presentation skills are distributed throughout the world. They are in their fourth and third editions.


Is he any good?

Some typical comments...

"The presenter was one of the best I have ever come across."
"Excellent presenter."

Michael on 'How to prepare for a media crisis'

A suggested topic...

How would we handle a news media crisis?

  • How to set up your systems before any crisis develops
  • What to do when it happens
  • How to set up and run a news conference;
  • How to get help – and why you should not hire a spin doctor (as in deceptive spin)

Read Michael's article Why hiring a (deceptive) spin doctor is a very bad idea.

What do I do now?

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Let's explore what Michael could do for your conference or meeting.