About

BRAD PHILLIPS

Brad Phillips Headshot Wide ShotBrad Phillips is founder and managing editor of the Mr. Media Training blog, the world’s most-visited media training website.

He is the president of Phillips Media Relations (PMR), a media and presentation training firm with offices in Washington, DC and New York City. He has trained thousands of media spokespersons and public speakers, including corporate CEOs, presidents of nonprofit organizations and trade associations, and directors of government agencies.

Brad is the author of The Media Training Bible: 101 Things You Absolutely, Positively Need to Know Before Your Next Interview, which reached number one on Amazon’s PR best sellers list, and 101 Ways to Open a Speech: How to Hook Your Audience From the Start With an Engaging and Effective Beginning.

He founded PMR in 2004 after working for several years as a broadcast journalist. After beginning his career as an on-air radio announcer, he worked for ABC’s Nightline with Ted Koppel, and later moved to CNN, where he helped produce two weekly programs: the media analysis program, Reliable Sources, and the political roundtable, The Capital Gang. He was also a contributing producer to the Sunday public affairs program Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer.

Brad tweets at @MrMediaTraining and can be reached at Brad@PhillipsMediaRelations.com.

 

CHRISTINA JAMISON-MOZAFFARI

Christina Mozaffari Low ResChristina Jamison-Mozaffari is senior writer for the Mr. Media Training blog.

She is the vice president of Phillips Media Relations and based in Washington, DC. After working in network television for nearly nine years, Christina knows what makes a good interview. Today, she’s using her extensive journalism background to help PMR’s clients learn how to answer even the toughest questions with confidence.

Christina worked at NBC News, where she produced stories for NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, and Hardball with Chris Matthews, among others. She helped create the first Education Week series, which later became the highly successful Education Nation franchise.

She covered many of the major news stories in the last decade, from the 2008 presidential campaign, during which she traveled full-time with the Hillary Clinton campaign and later with Joe Biden, to Hurricane Katrina, the election of Pope Benedict in Rome and the war in Iraq. She was awarded an Emmy as part of NBC’s team coverage of 2008’s presidential election night. Some of her favorite interviews she produced over the years include the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, the King of Jordan, Martin Sheen and Robert Redford.

Christina tweets at @PMRChristina.