/R E P E A T -- How to Handle Tough Questions from the Media/

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2016 /CNW/ - Hosting a press conference or being interviewed by the media can be a stressful situation. Throw a crisis into the mix and the pressure is really on. Nothing creates media excitement like a crisis!

The key to a successful interview is preparation. However, despite having meticulously prepared, when confronted with tough, unexpected or even probing questions, it can be difficult to keep your composure.

This CNW whitepaper can help guide you through this time, with recommendations as to how best you can answer these tough questions from the media.

While the cameras and questions can be intimidating, these recommendations will help you get ready for any question a reporter may send your way.

How to Handle Tough Questions from the Media discusses:

  • Preparing for the worst, and staying on point
  • The things you need to remember about communicating with the media during a crisis
  • The steps to take before your interview 

To download the whitepaper in full, click here.

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For further information: Melissa Meyer, Communications Assistant, melissa.meyer@newswire.ca

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