At Icon, we know the media. With over 80 years’ experience in TV, radio and print, our lead consultants offer powerful media insights and tailored training courses to help you successfully communicate your message. 

We deliver customised media training and strategic media consultancy services to c-suite executives, major corporations, government and professional associations. 

The key to our success is tailoring every course to our client's unique requirements, level of experience and communication need. Then we design a solution, ranging from a 2-hour refresher course, to an intensive two-day group program. 

Experienced media trainers

Joanne Painter – Former Age business journalist and PR strategist, now consulting to major Australian corporations, government and c-suite executives 

Veronica Castro – Former Channel 7 Deputy Chief of Staff and head of the Icon Press Office

David Broadbent – An Australian media veteran of 35 years; ex Channel 7 Director of News, international correspondent and political correspondent

Craig Hardiman – 33 years experience in TV news and video production including BBCTV News, Sky News, ABC News America, Four Corners, ABCTV News, Seven News, CNN and Nine News

Media and presentation training

Media training specialist services

  • Media training
  • Crisis media planning 
  • Media relations training 
  • Writing for the media 
  • Refresher courses
  • Executive training 
  • Presentation training 
  • Issues and reputation management
  • Video and TV presentation preparation
  • Voice coaching