Testimonials

“READY FOR MEDIA will be helpful not only when facing the media, but in our daily business lives, particularly with sales and marketing communication.”

Andre Surchat
Vice President & General Manager
Ciba Specialty Chemicals


“Your advice and recommendations on becoming a more effective and vibrant speaker have certainly paid off…I have been asked to give the same speech in Japan, Germany, England, Canada and Italy.”

Jill Jones
Senior Vice President Creative
MCA/Universal Merchandising, Inc.


“Coming to READY FOR MEDIA is one of the best investments I’ve made. Your knowledge of broadcast techniques and your skill in teaching them have helped to transform me from an obviously nervous amateur into the confident host of one of the highest-rated programs on FNN. You combined professionalism and caring, and I’m very grateful.”

William J. O’Neil, Chairman
Investor’s Business Daily


“‘I just overcame a major fear…not only speaking to media, but public speaking in general.’ It feels great and is a major step in the right direction for me and my career.”

Margot Hansen
Channel Marketing Manager
Trend Micro Inc.


“Our program would have been nothing without our very Ready celebrity spokespeople.”

Jenifer Evans
Account Supervisor
Bozell Worldwide


“READY FOR MEDIA has been instrumental in preparing Nissan executives to meet the news media.”

Kazutoshi Hagiwara
President
Nissan Motor Corporation in U.S.A.


“Excellent! It is an experience that needs to be updated and reinforced.”

Karen Asahina Lee
Market Analyst
Pacific Bell


“I know that you have worked with a few of our clients, and I have heard nothing  but praise for your work.”

Warren J. Cowan
President
Rogers & Cowan, Inc.


“READY FOR MEDIA showed me how to take control of an audience. And by learning the ins and outs of media situations, I knew what to expect.”

John F. Gribi
Senior Vice President, Financial Officer
Compaq Computer Corporation


“No matter how good clients are, READY FOR MEDIA makes them better. Anne Ready always comes up with angles that make booking easier.”

Karen Dardick
Public Relations Consultant


“Epson was really quite impressed with her improvement as a spokesperson. So we’re officially off and running with what will be a very successful media tour.”

Renate Steiner
Account Supervisor
The Bohle Company


 “READY FOR MEDIA gave us enough comfort to take the risk and enough challenge to make the stretch.”

Bev Taylor
Program Director
Arthritis Foundation, Ventura County


“Your work with the US Olympic Synchronized Swimming Team is really paying off. They are so “Ready For Media” after their recent session that even their telephone interviews with magazine and newspaper reporters are 100% better. Thank you for giving them a competitive advantage.”

Phyllis Klein
Phyllis Klein & Associates, Inc.


“READY FOR MEDIA has been invaluable in helping me prepare our clients for both print and broadcast media interviews, as well as negative media situations.”

Ron RogersFinn-Partners
President & CEO
Rogers Finn Partners


“Seeing on video how we conduct client meetings was valuable in itself. But the constructive evaluation we received from your staff was what “stuck.” We now know what we can do as a team to conduct more positive, productive meetings.”

Patricia M. Londre, APR
President
Londre Company, Inc.


I have always believed that the importance of the message is lost if the presentation is unclear. Dealing with high caliber individuals and organizations worldwide, we are continually faced with diverse protocol and social situations. We truly appreciate your thorough research, your professionalism, and your creative approach to training.

Thomas J. Barrack, Jr.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Colony Capital, LLC


“I taught Anne Cooper Ready everything she knows about saying a few words in a TV interview. And she took it from there beautifully.”

Regis Philbin

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