Media engagement is a critical means of connecting research and expertise with the public.

The next workshop designed to help you make the most of media opportunities will be run on Tuesday 29 May.


When: 9.30am to 12.30pm 29 May 2018

Where: 39.129 (boardroom in building 39)

What: Introduction to media workshop

How: Register via Web Kiosk using the ‘training requests’ option. The course is listed under Professional Development as MTM1 – Introduction to Media Training (don’t add a cost centre).


This is a workshop-style session and we encourage interaction, so please bring your questions and even past experiences of dealing with the media so you can get the most out of the morning.

You’ll learn:

  • Why engage with media
  • What makes news
  • What journalists are looking for in a story
  • Preparing for interviews for TV, radio and print or online
  • Interview tips and techniques
  • Common mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Working with SMCU to get the most out of media engagement


Who should attend

Academics who are likely to engage with media in explaining research or commenting on issues of public importance.


Attendance Fee

The Introduction to Media workshop costs $300 per person. The cost includes course materials and refreshments, including a light lunch and coffee and tea.


Questions? Contact the UOW Media Unit: