We offer customized media training

Print interviews, TV interviews (live and recorded), talk show appearances, panel discussions, presentations, speeches or other important situations – you tell us what you want to train—and we prepare you in a targeted way.

Because we know that it is not only the substance but also the presentation that is crucial, we also pay attention to your body language, voice and gestures.

We are the leading provider of media trainings in Germany and conduct more than 400 individualised media training sessions a year. Our highly specialised media trainers have long-term experience as journalists, anchormen, talk show professionals, actors, stage directors, vocal coaches, and heads of communication.

We work for 15 of the 30 German DAX-companies, a number of international blue chip companies, for some of the most important German industrial families and family-run businesses. We do trainings all over the world and offer media training in German, English, French, Japanese, Arabic, Mandarin and Russian.

Media training

Storytelling

Storytelling

People love stories. When you tell a good story, your listeners will hang on every word. Stories create images which are almost impossible to forget; they have an enormous power to
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Crisis Training

Crisis Training

Production problems, downsizing, plant closures, corruption, tragic accidents – appearing in a convincing and determined manner is of outmost importance, particularly in difficult
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Preparation for Talk Shows

Preparation for Talk Shows

Do you have a talk show appearance coming up? Our professional talk show-training will help you to make the most of this appearance on television. A talk show has its very specifi
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Writing Training

Writing Training

Our journalists will train your spokespeople and speech writers on how to write interesting texts, how to formulate catchy headlines and efficiently use managers’ quotes. Training
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Voice Coaching

Voice Coaching

In interviews, presentations, meetings and in conversations – your voice can be a powerful instrument helping to come across as you are: likeable, competent and genuine. We will t
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Presentation and performance training

Presentation and performance training

Do you have an important performance coming up? Or would you generally like to optimise how you appear during speeches and presentations? We can help you to practice your present
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TV and Camera Training

TV and Camera Training

We will train you on how to appear in front of rolling cameras and on  television. With the support of professional camera teams or in a television studio, we will prepare you tho
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Interview Training

Interview Training

As in a real-life interview, at a press or analyst conference, you will be required to answer a range of questions on the spot. At your request, we will also “grill” you to help yo
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OUR TEAM

ELISABETH RAMELSBERGER
independent journalist and the managing director

She worked at Bayerischer Rundfunk (Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation, equivalent to the BBC in Great Britain) for four years, as an international correspondent for Reuters in Germany for eight years and headed the press office of the Siemens Group until 2001. She then took up consulting with a focus on financial communication and worked for PR agencies including Citigate Dewe Rogerson and Pleon Financial Communications. Elisabeth Ramelsberger has extensive experience in training CEOs, CFOs and other top executiShe worked at Bayerischer Rundfunk (Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation, equivalent to the BBC in Great Britain) for four years, as an international correspondent for Reuters in Germany for eight years and headed the press office of the Siemens Group until 2001. She then took up consulting with a focus on financial communication and worked for PR agencies including Citigate Dewe Rogerson and Pleon Financial Communications. Elisabeth Ramelsberger has extensive experience in training CEOs, CFOs and other top executives from international corporations.ves from international corporations.

PAUL HOSKINS
journalist, voice coach and professionally trained actor

A former Chief Correspondent at Reuters, he covered British business news during the banking crisis and reported from Athens and Dublin at the height of the euro zone crisis. Between 2000 and 2004 he reported from Frankfurt on the German car, retail and consumer goods industries and appeared regularly on BBC Television. He also coaches academics to be more effective public speakers and is an associate of The Finance Foundation think tank.

ANNETTE EIMERMACHER
television presenter at German news channel n-tv

After her studies of political and economic sciences she was trained at Handelsblatt Publishing House and finished her studies at Georg von Holtzbrinck-School for business journalists. After that, she worked for several TV channels such as SAT.1 and ProSieben as well as at Frankfurt stock exchange. Annette Eimermacher also works as a media trainer and as an editor for Talk im Turm (a well-known German talk-show) and several television- and business-TV-formats.

CHRISTOF SCHRAMM
expert for strategic communications

Christof Schramm is specialized in all communication issues at board level, i.e. C-level profile raising, story-building, corporate profiling with national and international media, crisis communications and media training. In 1997, he co-founded financial communications pioneer Citigate Dewe Rogerson in Germany. Before, he worked as a consultant at Coopers & Lybrand, Frankfurt (Germany). He conducted his MBA studies in Mannheim (Germany) and Toronto (Canada).

SIMONE DORENBURG
narrator, speaker and speech coach

Simone Dorenburg is a narrator, speaker and speech coach. She holds a degree in Speech Training and Elocution from the State University for Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart. Simone has been training CEOs, executives and managers of multinational corporations for 18 years. Radio and TV journalists, moderators and news readers trust her to fine tune their speech. At the Hamburg University for Music and Theater she teaches speech and stage presence to actors and opera singers. Besides teaching and coaching others, Simone is a sought-after speaker herself, doing documentary narration and voice over and is performing as a voice artist.

JÜRGEN HOMEYER
expert for strategic communications

He knows the potential areas of conflict between companies and the media very well because he has worked for both sides. Jürgen Homeyer was Head of Group Communications at Lufthansa AG and the retailer Metro Group as well as spokesman of Deutsche Telekom AG. As a journalist, he wrote for the German business magazine Wirtschaftswoche und headed the Dusseldorf office of the finance magazine Focus Money. Jürgen Homeyer is CEO of Homeyer & Partner, agency for strategic communications, an associated company of Ramelsberger Medientrainerin.com in Düsseldorf.

ANNA SCHUDT
actress for 25 years

Her work includes theatre, film and television performances, which brought her into national prominence most notably because of her role as police inspector in Tatort. Body language, energy and presence, the mechanisms of breathing and all kinds of performance are her profession. To her, charisma and presence is learnable, stage fright controllable. Anna Schudt gained her degree at Otto-Falckenberg-Schule in Munich and became a member of the company of the Münchner Kammerspiele in 1994. Her performance spaces are major German theatre stages such as Berliner Schaubühne, Münchner Residenztheater and Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus.

Mother tongue: German

 Further languages: English, French, Swedish

JOHANNES BÜCHS
television presenter and media trainer

Johannes works as a TV presenter for TV channels such as ARD and KiKA („neuneinhalb“ & „kann es Johannes?“) and as a reporter for „Die Sendung mit der Maus“ and “Morgenmagazin“. Before that, he worked as a TV author for „extra 3“, a satirical TV magazine by NDR. He has been nominated for and has obtained various journalistic awards. Johannes Büchs participated in the “train-the-trainer”-seminars of the ARD.ZDF Media Academy and holds a lectureship at the Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen. Johannes works as a trainer for young journalists, presenters and managers and executives.

ANDREJ GRABOWSKI
TV and talk show specialist

He has worked for the news channels N24 and Deutsche Welle and been responsible for well-known German talk shows like „Friedman“ and „Absolute Mehrheit”, hosted by Stefan Raab, a well-known German TV personality. In 2013 he prepared the TV discussion between Chancellor Angela Merkel and her contender for the interviewers of the private TV channels. At N24, he was deputy editor in chief. For the public radio ARD, Andrej Grabowski was correspondent in Buenos Aires and East Germany. He also lectures at the German journalist college Akademie der Bayerischen Presse.

MICHAEL ROSSIÉ
vocal coach, actor and key-note speeker

For the past 20 years, he has trained and coached at several different TV and radio stations.

After graduating from high school, Michael went to the Ruth von Zerboni drama school in Munich. Subsequently, he worked as an independent actor and started to coach anchormen / women and moderators. Michael Rossié is Vice President of the German Speakers association.

RALPH WILLMANN
actor, director and media trainer

He studied acting in Los Angeles and Paris. Besides directing and acting, Ralph Willman conducts seminars in Gemany and internationally. He is an expert for body language and vocal coaching. He is trained in mediation, NLP (verbal and behavioural communications) and Systemic Coaching (problem solving via communications). Since 2000, he has been working as an actor for assessment centres, at firms which include Siemens, PWC and Infineon.

STEPHANIE ALTEMÖLLER
experienced communications expert and media trainer

For almost 20 years she has been supporting German and international companies with product as well as corporate communications. Her competencies range from the positioning of brands and experts to developing messages and content for storytelling as well as to strategic communications consultancy. From 2000 until 2018 she has been working at Ketchum Pleon, a market-leading communications consultancy, in her latest role as managing partner of the Düsseldorf office. She has been training experts and leaders for internal and external presentations for many years now.

Native language: German

Additional languages: English, French

Directions

Our office in London

Penhurst Place

London SE1

London@Medientrainerin.com