Our Expert Trainers & Consultants
Our expert trainers and consultants are the secret of our success. They are all seasoned journalists, broadcasters and communications experts. Their experience comes from working with broadcasters such as Sky TV, BBC & ITN and newspapers ranging from The Sunday Times to The Sun. They really do know what’s going on in today’s online media age and the opportunities that are there for the taking.
We have an extensive team of expert trainers and consultants covering media, crisis, print, presentation and social media.
Our expert team of trainers and consultants includes:
Broadcaster, Media Trainer & Managing Director of TV News London
Broadcast News & PR Expert and Media Trainer
Media Trainer and Video Producer
Roddy is an expert media trainer with more than 15 years’ experience of working with top corporates, enabling senior spokespeople to handle TV and video interviews to the highest professional standards. He has worked with Trinity Management Communications and for 10 years was Editor in Chief of Cantos, the online news service for business leaders, both part of Brunswick Group. He was a senior TV news producer for 10 years working with ITN, and with breakfast TV stations TVam and GMTV. His book, ‘No Breaks: A Lost Season in British Speedway’ was published in 2021.
Award Winning Senior Reporter, Broadcaster and Media Trainer
Glen has more than 25 years experience as a senior reporter and correspondent for major news organisations. Until recently he was a Political Correspondent for Sky News where he covered 4 general elections. Before that he worked for ITN where he worked in nearly 40 countries, including extended stints in Washington, Moscow and the Middle East, and two years in Glasgow as ITN Scotland Correspondent. He won Royal Television Society awards for his reports on the fall of the Berlin Wall, The plight of the Kurds in the wake of the First Gulf War, and the Dunblane school shooting. He was BAFTA-nominated for London Poll Tax riot coverage. He started his career in journalism as a reporter/newsreader/presenter in local radio in Newcastle upon Tyne and at IRN/Capital Radio in London.
He has extensive media training experience working with many blue chip companies and organisations.
Award Winning Broadcaster, Writer and Trainer
Mark has worked at a senior level for the BBC covering major world events for more than thirty years. Most recently, he presented The World at One and The World this Weekend on Radio Four, interviewing a wide range of people from top politicians to refugees on the Syrian border. In 2020 he won the Association of International Broadcasters award for news reporting, for a series of reports on US politics.
Previously he reported for TV and radio as the BBC’s North America Editor, during the Obama presidency, and as the BBC’s first Europe Editor. In both jobs he made a point of travelling widely across both continents, not merely reflecting the views from Washington and Brussels. Before becoming a foreign correspondent, Mark was based at Westminster as BBC Chief Political Correspondent and Political Editor of Newsnight. During his career he has interviewed many politicians and Prime Ministers from Margaret Thatcher to Boris Johnson. He is currently working on various freelance projects and writing a book about the road to Brexit.
Award Winning Broadcaster and Trainer
Experienced Radio Presenter and Media Trainer
Jon presents programmes for local BBC radio stations including Three Counties Radio and he was previously presenter of the weekly Programme Sunday Jewish Radio on Spectrum Radio. He has been a programme presenter on London’s news and talk station, LBC Radio and a newsreader/journalist for Independent Radio News and Classic FM. He featured on Channel Four TV’s series ‘Jewish Mum of the Year’ when he interviewed the two finalists. He has presented and produced phone-in and news magazine programmes for BBC local radio stations throughout the UK. He was Head of Presentation for a commercial radio station in the capital, communications consultant for a major charity, and he has many years’ experience as a media trainer.
Print Journalist, Media Trainer and Presentation Trainer
Media Trainer, Multimedia Broadcaster and Video Journalist
Journalist, Blog Coach and Print Media Specialist
Senior Training Consultant For TV News London - Middle East Specialist
Image Expert and
Managing Director of Inside Out
Presentation and Communications Expert and Founder of Funny Women
Actor and Executive Presence Trainer
Actor and Executive Presence Trainer
TV Make-up Artist
Hilary has been a professional TV and Film Make Up Artist for over 20 years. She has worked with companies such as Thames Television, ITN, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Celador, and her film credits include Chariots of Fire, Monty Python’s Meaning of Life and The Witches. Her clients have included John Major, Margaret Thatcher,
Ian Holm, Anna Ford, Julia Somerville, and Kirsty Young.
Office Manager and Camera Technician
Lydia runs the day to day administration of the TV News London office and provides camerawork and sound support for TV News London training courses. She studied media studies and production at the University of East London and after graduation found work as a radio presenter and trainer. Lydia also has a background in e-marketing, social media strategy and the music industry. She is a singer/songwriter and helps to promote and run music events for new artists.