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TONY COLL MEDIA TRAINING

Tony Coll Media Training was founded in 1993 by Tony Coll, a former BBC journalist and presenter who has also worked as a coach, trainer, facilitator, writer, director and performer.

Tony’s training and facilitation use techniques he learnt as a BBC presenter and chair of discussion programmes, a newspaper reporter and a writer and director of drama, comedy and corporate communications. He has also worked as a teacher of English as a foreign language.

An alumnus of St Ignatius’ College in north London, Tony studied Law, French and Latin at Oxford University (Lincoln College).

SOME OF THE PEOPLE TONY HAS WORKED FOR:

AND THE NICE THINGS THEY’VE SAID:

A brilliant mix of journalism and acting skills… a real confidence booster!
Jenny McCulloch, CLIC Sargent
I very much enjoyed the media training session I undertook with Tony as part of a Voscur staff and trustee training initiative. The session gave me some great tips and improved both my ability and confidence to deal effectively with the media.
Phil Parry, Management Consultant and Interim Manager
Excellent! Very practical and extremely relevant to my work.
Deborah Watson, Shell International
I attended Tony Coll’s Media Workshop today in Bristol that gave training in radio and camera interviews. This was a brilliant workshop that enabled all participants to perform with confidence. I highly recommend to all organisations and especially social enterprises.
Bob Northey, Visit Cornwall - Cornwall Tourist Board
First class presenters, really enjoyable course.
Roland Liddell, UK Forestry
I rarely mark course content so highly. I found this one interesting, educational and entertaining.
Ken Findlay, Newbury Building Society
Very interesting…the presenter kept everyone’s attention extremely well and made the course very enjoyable
Graeme Trott, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
Tony was a pleasure to work with and produced a super video for us on a really tight budget. He went well beyond the extra mile to meet our expectations and we were really pleased with the result. He is creative, flexible, dependable and was professional at all times.
Lisa Lavia, Noise Abatement Society
Tony Coll is a talented and funny man with enormous integrity – an original thinker with a flair for humour and an amazing ability to create amusing and absorbing stories that raise dry, everyday life-situations to a bright and interesting level. This rare skill enables Tony to delight clients with an approach to communication that is at once incisive and effective.
Andy Moore, HandyFish Productions
Tony is the best scriptwriter I’ve worked with – creative but also down-to-earth. He never ignores a brief but is also prepared to contribute good ideas. He also makes the whole process a pleasure – a great guy to work with.
Magnus Carter, Mentor Communications
Thank you so much, it is very professional and as one of my staff said, ‘it’s just like a BBC documentary’ …… I LOVE IT!!!!
Carol Pitman, SureStart
Thank you very much for all the work on the DVD. You were a pleasure to work with. We are delighted with the final result and I will have no hesitation in recommending you to other organisations if the opportunity arises
Kevin Stephens, Legal Services Commission

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Tony Coll Media Training offers media and communication services of all kinds, ranging from an hour’s Skype tutorial to full consultancy, writing of scripts, speeches and copy, and customised radio and TV studio courses. Whether you have a specific media or communication problem or just want to learn more about media and communication techniques, we’re bound to have a solution to suit your needs and your budget. Give us a call for an informal chat.