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Best-in-class communications coaching now on video

The Clarity Video Academy converts the strategies we teach to today’s top business leaders, celebrities and pro athletes into a treasure trove of one-minute video lessons hosted by Clarity’s Founder & CEO, Bill McGowan. Each course also offers robust resource materials that support and illustrate the video learnings that enrolled members can access on both desktop and mobile.


Book Author Course

Designed for authors who are preparing for their media book tour, this course features 16 lessons that will help you effectively promote and publicize your book. Skills focused on include:

  • How to answer the questions you know you'll get
  • How to tease the content of your book without giving away too much
  • How to appear confident, knowledgeable and authoritative


Number of Lessons: 16
Cost: $120

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Print Media Training Course

This course features 18 lessons that will help you navigate print media interviews and gain insight into the mindset of a reporter. These strategies will help you make the most of the opportunity, rather than falling into reporters’ traps. Skills focused on include:


- How to effectively prepare for your interview

- How to create the ideal quote

- Proper body language

- How to handle a question you don’t want to answer 



Number of Lessons: 18
Cost: $120

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Broadcast Media Training Course

This course features 12 lessons that specifically focus on broadcast media opportunities. The strategies highlighted in this course will help you look and sound your best on air, while promoting yourself, your product, or your company.  Skills focused on include:

 

- How to use your voice and body language to appear confident and in command

- How to speak in sound bites

- How to dress for TV interviews

- How to navigate remote studio interviews

- How to handle tough interviews 



Number of Lessons: 12
Cost: $120

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Full Media Training Course

Featuring 30 lessons, the complete Media Training course covers both print and broadcast skills in order to help prepare you for any type of interview. This course includes the complete media-training guide, taught by Emmy-Award winning Journalist and Founder & CEO of Clarity Media Group, Bill McGowan. Skills focused on include:

 

How to transform your thoughts into sound bites and quotes

Understanding the nuances between different media outlets

How to steer clear of controversy

How to bridge from a topic you don’t want to talk about

How to predict reporters’ Questions

Proper body language and eye contact



Number of Lessons: 30
Cost: $195

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Presentation Training Course

This course features 19 lessons that are specifically designed to make you a more dynamic and memorable presenter. Whether it is a corporate presentation, a client pitch, or internal meeting, these strategies will help you sound more polished and distinct. Skills focused on include:

 

How to create a strong introduction

How to deal with nerves

How to exercise brevity

How to engage your audience

How to create a strong PowerPoint Deck

Body language on stage, in front of a room, or while seated

How to demonstrate executive presence

How to handle audience Q&A 



Number of Lessons: 19
Cost: $150

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Career Coaching Course

Whether you are just entering the job market or making a career change, preparing and highlighting your best attributes throughout the interview process is a must. This course features 18 lessons that are specifically designed to help you become a dynamic and memorable candidate. The strategies highlighted in this course will help you develop the skills necessary to advance in your career. Skills covered include:


Developing your personal narrative

How to promote yourself

How to prepare

Calm your nerves

How to avoid the most common mistakes

Sound confident and articulate

Answer the difficult questions

Dress for success

Effective post-interview follow up 



Number of Lessons: 18
Cost: $150

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