Who Are We?
Ollie Wilson and Laura King run a media training company providing Media Training and How to Write a Press Release Courses, Crisis Management and Crisis Communication Training Courses and SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) Training Courses.
Our training courses can prove your bridge to success, making a substantial difference to your ability to promote your business, not-for-profit organisation or charity.
Ollie Wilson has a 30-year career in the media, working as a news and foreign reporter at the Sunday Telegraph, feature writer and sub-editor at the Mail on Sunday, TV Columnist, TV Editor and Show Business Reporter at Express Newspapers and a business journalist and producer at CNN Television.
He was London Correspondent for the American news magazine US News and World Report and has contributed articles to Time magazine, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Observer, The Sunday Times, The Times, The Daily Mail, Mail Online and Sunday Mirror.
Ollie has also worked extensively in Public Relations (PR) and media relations and led the communications of four national organisations, running their media relations, crisis management and website SEO (Search Engine Optimisation), including the Catholic Church in England & Wales and the country landowners of England & Wales (CLA).
Ollie has extensive experience of press release writing and media relations, crisis management and crisis communication and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).
He leads the Media Training and How to Write a Press Release Course, Crisis Management and Crisis Communication Training Course, and the Introduction to SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) Training Course.
Feedback to these press release writing courses has included “Ollie had a deep understanding of the media from both sides, having been both journalist and comms director – this added real credibility to his insights. The course was well pitched to appeal to a variety of levels of experience” and “Most useful – Ollie was a good teacher who was very inspirational in terms of his background. He clearly had a wealth of knowledge which he shared throughout the day”.
Laura King is an experienced and talented presentation trainer and copywriter who has worked extensively in the education sector and health and beauty sector.
Her career spans challenging roles at Lincoln College, University of Oxford, Oxford Brookes University, and the University of Sussex.
Crisis Management and Crisis Communication Training
Laura also provides training in presentation and microphone techniques and conducts on-camera interviews for our Crisis Management and Crisis Communication Training Course.
As well as training, Ollie and Laura provide Copywriting services, writing website content, articles and blog postings for a range of clients ranging from The Open University to major not-for-profits and charities.
And they have organised many PR Events – including restaurant launches, art exhibition launches, press parties at country shows, books launches, comedy shows and poetry events.
* Ollie Wilson and Laura King are based in Brighton provide media training courses in Sussex and London.