Sought-after media trainer and corporate broadcast expert
Bridgid was named ‘Outstanding Woman in Professional Services’ at the Precious Awards 2018, in recognition of her media training work in the private and public sectors.
Key credits Channel 4 News, ITV News, 5 News, More4 News
Journalism/broadcasting Over 15 years’ experience in the top flight of British TV news. Presenter and reporter for Channel 4 News, 2000-2010. Presents national bulletins for ITV News. Has anchored 24-hour rolling news, online news and factual programmes.
Training and strategy Leads the training team at TNR. Responsible for designing and managing courses and training programmes for high-profile individuals and clients in every sector, including government, Third Sector, SMEs and large corporates. Also attends clients’ internal leadership sessions, contributing media expertise to help develop senior executives.
Key Credits: BBC TV News Channel, BBC TV news and radio.
Journalism and Broadcasting: 20 years reporting for BBC TV News up and down Britain, presented the award winning daily current affairs show for BBC West and hosted BBC radio programmes across the country. Freelance university lecturer, author, filmmaker and conference facilitator.
Training and Strategy: 20 years’ experience delivering insights into how the media works. Expert crisis communications coach and crisis communications planner. Graduate of the government’s Emergency Planning College. Key strengths include: providing clients with a deep, clear understanding of what journalists want; ensuring delegates can deliver it the media confidently and successfully.
Key credits The World This Week (Channel 4), award-winning Pyrah Programme (LBC), BBC Radio 4 arts and documentaries
Journalism/broadcasting Vast experience of TV and radio across numerous formats. Chairs public events and writes for national newspapers and specialist publications.
Training and strategy Has trained spokespeople for financial, pharmaceutical and other blue-chip businesses in UK, Europe, America and the Middle East. Has also worked with health authorities, government ministers and agencies, arts organisations (Tate, V&A), high-profile authors and major charities.
Key credits You and Yours (BBC Radio 4), BBC TV
Journalism/broadcasting. Has worked in radio and TV for the BBC and the independent sector – presented You and Yours for 10 years. Writes for national newspapers, magazines and websites and author of five books. Runs the small business blog We Talk Business and presents at conferences.
Training and strategy Trains and coaches people at all levels in the private, public and 3rd sectors. Background in the voluntary sector (specialising in the welfare system, debt and bankruptcy, family and employment laws) brings legal expertise to her training.
Key credits Newsnight, Question Time, Channel 4 News
Journalism/broadcasting Former Deputy Foreign Editor of Channel 4 News. Edited The Pulse and First Edition for Channel 4. Implemented Impartiality Reviews for the BBC Trust. Moderates at the British Library and the Dubai Literary Festival. Degree in Russian Studies, MA in International Relations, MA in Screenwriting.
Training and strategy Clients include Morgan Stanley, Mitie, Royal Mail and the 30% Club. Trains people, especially women, to communicate with confidence when they speak in public or engage with the media.
Key credits BBC News, ITV, APTN, Radio Netherlands Worldwide
Journalism/broadcasting More than 25 years as a journalist for some of Europe’s leading news organisations, covering national and international stories, including business and politics.
Training and strategy Experienced trainer working with high-level delegates, including CEOs, politicians, academics, NGOs and entrepreneurs from a wide range of companies and organisations.