Welcome to Media Players International

WELCOME TO MEDIA PLAYERS

mpi is a partnership offering media and podcasting training for universities, public health and medical professionals, companies and organisations in the UK and abroad.

mpi offers both face-to-face and online training via Zoom

WHY CHOOSE MEDIA PLAYERS

  • We have 35 years of BBC journalism and production experience between us
  • We have unrivalled experience in helping universities to publicise their research through the media and podcasts (trained in 38 UK universities and a number of Doctoral Training Partnerships)
  • We’ve successfully trained public service organisations, charities and companies in the UK and abroad for more than a decade
  • Our training is very hands-on and always customised to each individual participant
  • We don’t believe in ‘learning by humiliation’
  • We are a small and flexible partnership with fiercely competitive pricing
  • We train as a team, bringing together complementary skills, abilities and personalities
  • Wide international experience helps us to adapt to audiences of varied backgrounds
  • We believe that training should be fun for both the participants and the trainers.

WE TRAIN IN

Dealing with the media

Creating effective and exciting podcasts

Crisis communications

Watch us training young innovators in Qatar here and here

THEY SAY ABOUT US

‘I learned more in an hour than I have in a whole day with other trainers’ Jo Attwooll, Universities UK

“ ...thanks for this excellent seminar! It was obvious throughout how much we were learning. I don’t have the greatest experience with Zoom workshops, but this one was thoroughly engaging and enjoyable!  Anna Detari, Music PhD York

"The session was brilliantly delivered (online!) by Tim Grout-Smith and Lily Poberezhska of Media Players International – two former BBC journalists whom I couldn't recommend highly enough" Jake May, External Relations Manager, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

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