• “As the new President, I have to deliver the quarterly results to our investors. The news is bad and could trigger an exodus on the bank, can you help?” - President, banking institution

    “As the new President, I have to deliver the quarterly results to our investors. The news is bad and could trigger an exodus on the bank, can you help?” - President, banking institution

  • "Crystal’s advice, preparation and experience was invaluable to me during a massive litigation media blitz. She was a God-send. I urge everyone who will ever deal with the media to listen to her sage advice.” - Attorney

  • "Our Board is difficult and leaks information. As the CEO, I have bad news to share and need help on how to manage the situation.”

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

 
A potential run on the bank, an embarrassing scandal, it isn’t easy being the messenger of bad news whether to a donor community or to an investigative reporter.

 

Tools, Tactics, Techniques

#1: Relax. Rockwood Communications Counsel, Inc. can elevate your comfort level from where it is now.

#2: Take a deep breath. You are supported by a brain trust of senior communications professionals – most of whom have over 25 years’ experience on the front lines and in the trenches under fire.

Whether you have to inform colleagues with 20 years experience that their office will close within a month, answer questions from a hostile reporter, or stand before a city council meeting, we are familiar with the patterns and message that is likely to advance your case.

  • We help you hone the message points for maximum absorption.
  • We organize and prepare you to present those message points with credibility.
  • Rehearse, role-play, we put you through the paces.
  • You will prevail.

RCC professionals have several decades of experience conducting media training that is effective in any public speaking situation. We have trained groups, one-on-one, elected officials, CEOs, doctors, teachers, lawyers, business owners, nurses, celebrities and pastors preparing for mission critical presentations ranging from Board briefings to Editorial Board Interviews.

 

On Site Public or Media Relations

RCC can work on site for court appearances, television and radio interviews, photo shoots and more. We can help you build relational capital with who you need it most.

For more, see Experience page.

Services Available

  • On-site coaching for attorneys in court
  • Preparing for Mayor & City Council meetings
  • Coaching for workplace/client events
  • Business networking
  • Building relational capital
  • Press conference training
  • Preparing for media interviews, press tours
  • Coaching for panel discussions
  • General presentation coaching