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Media calling? There’s training available!

You are invited to join Director of Public Relations Julia Nicol, and members of the media team, to learn more about the Curtin media policy, develop an understanding about the media industry, tour a radio station, be part of a mock interview and meet Jenny Seaton, Afternoon Presenter Curtin FM.

Media training is available for staff.
Media training is available for staff.

We currently have spots available in the 14 October 2016 and 11 November 2016 sessions.

The sessions run as follows:




Participants arrive.

9:00am – 9:30am  

Julia Nicol, Director of Public Relations.

Media at Curtin and working with the Media

Relations team.

9:30am – 10:00am  

Michael Hopkin, The Conversation.

Print and online media.



10:00am – 10:15am


Coffee/tea break.

10:15am – 10:45am  

Jenny Seaton, Curtin FM.

Radio and TV interviews.

10:45am – 11:00am  

Jenny Seaton, Curtin FM.

Mock interview in studio and tour of Curtin FM.

11:00am – 11:30am  

Guest academic

Perspective on working with the media.




General questions.






The second part of media training, which will follow at a later date, will see you having the opportunity to promote your research/areas of expertise/projects live on air at Curtin FM, and by then you’ll be much more at ease with media, and you’ll understand the power of the media in gaining exposure for your team/research or projects!

If you are keen, please complete the following questions and return to

  1. How long has the staff member been at Curtin?
  2. Have they had previous media training?
  3. How much experience have they had with media?
  4. A few sentences on their areas of expertise.

Please note, the sessions fill up quickly so please RSVP soon.