Testimonials

I passed my company’s video media-interviewing test with flying colors thanks to your training.

Nick Lukianov, Director, Technical Business Development, Avnet EMA

Your advice and information on media skills was extremely valuable. I felt much more prepared after our session – I thank you for that.

Michael Hardwood, Vice President of Marketing, Sirius Computer

Your interviewing skills presentation was very helpful. We were always on guard about what we say to reporters, but you have helped us take this to a whole new level. Your advice about bridging and being prepared is extremely helpful.

Gary Yamamoto, Dynamic Pathways, Inc., Gold Stars Speakers Bureau

The team’s feedback for your session was unanimously positive. Your media training was meaningful, relevant, and exactly what we needed. You did a great job keeping everyone’s interests with a team of such varied skills and experience

Bruce Richardson, Director, External Communications PetSmart

Thank you for training our supervisors how to Master the Media. Our attendees were impressed with your knowledge and the presentation.

Terri Moses, Deputy Chief, Wichita Police Department

I received wonderful comments from our brokers who participated in your media training workshop. The two brokers who had to cancel said they were so sorry they missed it, as they heard such great things!

Alison Melnychenko Cassidy Turley / BRE Commercial

Thank you for the expertise you shared through your presentation at our conference. Participants submitted many positive comments, including ‘wonderful session,’ ‘energetic and exciting,’ and ‘the presentation had a lot of vitality, enthusiasm, and good tips.’ Well done, Kathy.

Patricia T. Curry, Vice President, Communications Access Group’s Graduate and Professional Financial Aid Conference

Thank you for the expertise you shared at our Small Business Boot Camp. Our attendees raved that your presentation offered fresh ideas, new connections, useful tools, and valuable information to build their businesses – exactly the goals I set out to accomplish.

Susan Ratliff, Producer, Women Entrepreneurs Small Business Boot Camp Susan Ratliff Presents LLC

Thank you for providing such an enlightening and entertaining media training experience. I learned several new interviewing tactics while being reminded of strategies to conduct winning business-related conversations.

James P. Evan, CEO Jenny Craig

Kathy recently provided media training for 50 managers. Her course received rave reviews. More important, she helped everyone understand how important it is to think strategically when conducting media interviews.

Paula L. Pedene APR, Public Affairs Officer Carl T. Hayden VA Medical

I received excellent feedback from workshop participants. I am convinced your media training will greatly benefit our organization. I truly believe the training goes far beyond ‘media.’ It helps us ensure our messages have the intended impact. Thank you for helping our leadership team further the mission of Goodwill.

Jim Teter, President & CEO Goodwill of Central Arizona

Thank you for the media training session you conducted here at our offices. It was excellent.

Mark Dillon, Vice President General Counsel Cassidy Turley/BRE Commercial

Thank you for coming to MedAire to give us a ‘one-on-one’ media coaching session. Your coaching style worked well with our two executives, and they really enjoyed the media training.

Jill Drake, Director, Marketing & Communications MedAire, Inc.

I love working with Kathy Kerchner! Our executives leave each media training session knowing how to shape their message while collaborating with reporters. She’s a professional, personable, competent trainer who ensures executives get the media training they need.

Mike Nachshen, Public Relations Raytheon Missile Systems

It was a real pleasure participating in your workshop yesterday. The feedback from the group was very positive. Everyone left with practical tips they plan to put in use not only when interacting with the media but with Board members and other business social networks. You are a dynamic presenter and a true professional.

Louyse Poirier, Ph.D., SPHR | SVP Human Resources Balfour Beatty Construction

Kathy – it was awesome – I’ve been hearing positive responses all day today. Thanks for your help.

Cecilia J.Grittman – Assistant Town Manager Town of Chino Valley

Overall, you did “excellent.” Participants really enjoyed your incorporation of videos, interviews, “bridging” technique, and practical application. Thank you for your hard work and dedication to the program.

Dr. Paul Melendez – Department of Management and Organizations Eller College of Management The University of Arizona

What a great session! Attendees took away solid skills and understanding of media at the end of the training.

Pier Simeri, Community Relations Director
City of Avondale

Our speakers all did well at the conference. Your speaking skills training made a big difference.

Peggy Olson, Vice President, Marketing
TSYS Acquiring

Your speaking workshop was a great learning session for us. I can already tell a difference in the two presentations I’ve done since our training last week.

Rebecca Brewster, President and COO
American Transportation Research

Your media training workshop exceeded our expectations! The participants very much enjoyed the information and your presentation style.

Gerald Holman, Senior Vice President
Wichita Chamber of Commerce