About our company
TV News London is a well established communications company specialising in media training, presentation training and DVD production for individuals and organisations in both the public and private sectors.
Our team has unrivalled experience of conventional media as well as all the latest developments in the online age. Since our formation, over more than eighteen years ago, over 1,000 courses have been hosted and more than 5,000 people trained and our experts have produced thousands of broadcast news items, numerous print articles and scores of DVD’s.
Whether it’s TV and radio news you are dealing with, speaking at a conference, making a presentation or communicating by DVD or video conference…we can help you make every word count. In today’s fast changing world of mobile phone communication and HD TV it’s never been more important to communicate your message on camera, clearly and with confidence.
Just take a look at our website for more information about our courses and visual communication production skills or call us now for immediate advice and a fast proposal.
Call us on 020 8275 8854 to find out more
Our trainers & consultants
Our trainers are the secret of our success. They are all seasoned journalists, broadcasters and communications experts. Their experience comes from working with broadcasters such as Sky TV, BBC & ITN and newspapers ranging from The Sunday Times to The Sun. They really know what’s going on in today’s online media age and the opportunities that are there for the taking.
We have an extensive team of trainers and consultants covering media, crisis, print, presentation and social media. Our team includes:
Roz Morris - Broadcaster and Media Trainer & Managing Director of TV News London
Roz has many years experience as a broadcaster and media trainer. She co-founded TV News London in 1992 and is an accredited trainer for the Independent Television Association. She has been a news reporter, newsreader and programme presenter for BBC TV, ITN, Thames TV, and Tyne Tees TV, where she was the first woman in the North East of England to be the regular presenter of the weekly political and business programme. She also worked as a correspondent for BBC Scotland, based in Edinburgh, and for RTE (Irish national radio and TV) as a London Correspondent. She has been a reporter and presenter for LBC/IRN and BBC Radio News, a feature writer for the Evening Standard and a staff reporter and feature writer for The Observer and The Guardian, where she was the youngest reporter on both papers
Michael Wilson - Business Broadcaster
Michael Wilson is television’s longest serving business and economics editor. At Sky he launched Sky Business Report, the news channel’s then daily evening money programme. Michael has anchored nearly all of Sky’s coverage of major business events, from Budget specials to reporting through both boom and bust. He has also written for national newspapers and was formerly a presenter for GMTV’s early morning news and business hour, and reporter and presenter on Thames TV’s flagship This Week, The City Programme and London News Radio’s Breakfast Show.
Malcolm Douglas - Broadcast PR Consultant
Malcolm Douglas, the former Deputy Editor and Head of News at ITV Breakfast (GMTV), is a Director of the company and a broadcast news consultant. With his many years experience of running national and regional TV newsrooms including GMTV, TV-am, Thames News and Tyne Tees, Malcolm’s expertise is unusually broad, covering hard news, politics, consumer, lifestyle and showbiz. He advises major companies, global charities and PR organisations how to get the best coverage on television and radio and how best to respond to the media in times of crisis.
Kati Whitaker - Award Winning Broadcaster & Trainer
A broadcaster for more than 20 years, Kati is a regular on BBC Radio 4. In recent years she has reported for Radio 4 programmes such as The World Tonight from South Sudan, Mali, Liberia, Kosovo and Ethiopia. Recent programmes include documentaries about the future of the Euro, McCarthyism and the spiritual challenges of mental health and alzheimers. She has won numerous awards including a Sony shortlist and One World Radio Award for her documentary on Rwandan widows. She was formerly a TV reporter for BBC Breakfast, Channel Four News and The Medical Channel, and she won the Silver Award for her work as presenter of BBC Radio 4’s disabilities programme, ‘Does He Take Sugar?’ . She works as a freelance broadcaster and as a media and presentation trainer.
Simon Brooke - Journalist and Media Trainer
Simon Brooke has 25 years’ experience in communications training and development. He works as a freelance journalist and as an editor. Simon writes for The Sunday Times, Financial Times, Daily Telegraph, The Times and the Daily Mail. Simon has over 12 years media training experience, having worked for a wide variety of blue chip clients, helping them develop and test their corporate messages.
Jon Kaye - Experienced Radio Presenter & Media Trainer
Jon presents the weekly Programme Sunday Jewish Radio on Spectrum Radio and recently featured on Channel Four TV’s series ‘Jewish Mum of the Year’ when he interviewed the two finalists. He has been a presenter on London’s news and talk station, LBC Radio and a newsreader/journalist for Independent Radio News. And Classic FM. He was Head of Presentation for a commercial radio station in the capital and presented and produced phone-in and news magazine programmes for the BBC throughout the UK. He is a communications consultant for a major charity.
Louise Collins - Confidence Coach
Executive Voice & Communication Coaching
Louise is a voice and communication coach and trainer who works in the media and corporate areas. Her voice training allows her to work with the body, the voice and communication whether with an audience of one or many. Her approach is dynamic and client-centred, based on the belief that to effectively elicit change communication training must include the body and voice, language patterns and a widening of behaviours She has worked across a broad cross-section of large corporates and SME’s including CNN, Turner, TD Waterhouse, Raven Housing Trust, M & G Investments, Hiscox, the Whitehall and Industry Group, NHS, Aviva, the Financial Ombudsman, Barclays Capital and Nissan.
Barbara Gibson - Social Media Coach and Trainer
Barbara Gibson specializes in coaching and training senior professionals to help them quickly understand and master the world of social media, and effectively use the appropriate tools to accomplish business objectives. Her hands-on approach is ideal for even the most technophobic beginner, designed to produce immediate results. With more than 20 years in PR and corporate communication, Barb is a former global Chair of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). She has more than 19,000 Twitter followers (you can find her at http://twitter.com/barb_g), and she is a frequent speaker on social media topics for conferences around the world.
Lynne Parker – Presentation and Communications Expert
After training as a journalist, Lynne spent the first years of her career working in women’s magazines for publishing groups Nat Mags and IPC writing about fashion and beauty topics. She next worked in public relations and marketing along with stints as a TV presenter for cable television channel, Living. She set up her own PR consultancy and managed many successful promotional campaigns for well known brands including Asda, W H Smith, The Prince’s Trust, Thames Water, Hyundai Car UK, Pepe Jeans, Umbro, Nike, Avon, Almay, Innoxa and Yardley. She is an expert presentation trainer providing training and coaching based on stand- up techniques to improve self confidence and presentation skills for professional executives. She is the founder of Funny Women and the Funny Women Awards and she believes humour can help both men and women become more confident.
Nicholas Woolley - Senior Journalist/Trainer, Producer and Writer
Nicholas was for 10 years a reporter and presenter with ITN Westminster and Channel Four News, and has been a BBC TV Current Affairs reporter with various programmes, including Panorama. Former presenter on Radio 4's World At One, World This Weekend and PM Programme, and journalist with The Times newspaper.
Marina Gask - Media Relations Specialist/Journalist
A journalist with more than 20 years’ experience and a former women’s magazine editor, Marina Gask is a specialist in media relations. She has been editor of Top Sante, More, Sugar and John Lewis Edition, and worked at deputy editor level at Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Look and SHE. As commissioning editor for a wide variety of publications over the years, she has a keen understanding of what it takes to get the press you want. Now teaching journalism at Goldsmiths and London Metropolitan universities, Marina writes for a variety of consumer magazines, including Prima, Red and Marie-Claire, B2B titles such as Director Magazine, and dailies including the Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mirror. She also is a guest speaker and coaches entrepreneurs wishing to raise their media profile.
We work with a diverse range of clients from the public and private sectors and many come back to us time and time again . They know that we understand their issues and how to deal with them. They understand the importance of keeping their communication skills up to date as well as training new team members.
Here are just a few of our clients.