Platform consultants understand the media relations process and have positive working relationships with Australian media representatives. Our focus is to work with the media on behalf of our clients to raise positive awareness and create an impact with a target audience.

Our services include:
  • media strategies
  • writing and distributing media releases and information
  • media kit creation and distribution
  • arranging photography and distributing images
  • organising media interviews
  • creating and briefing clients on media protocols
  • organising media training
  • conducting media monitoring and analysis.

Platform Communications media training is for organisations and individuals who would like to engage with the media.

Effectively communicating news to media can be important for building reputation, credibility and trust with stakeholders.

Our tailored training course covers how the media operates, what journalists expect and how organisations and individuals can develop good relationships with the media in order to enhance our reputation. It also provides participants with the opportunity to practice skills necessary for media interviews.

Our media training consultant, Tim McMillan, is a media professional with a wealth of experience across television, radio and digital platforms. Tim anchored Nine Perth’s weeknight news for five years and launched Perth’s first live and local morning bulletins, Today Perth News. Tim is an experienced MC and facilitator and currently works in radio and on several new media projects. As a journalist himself, Tim has a comprehensive understanding of how the media operates and what motivates journalists.

Tim can also offer presentation training, interview techniques and event MC services.