Pete Burdon

Pete Burdon

Pete Burdon is founder and head trainer of Media Training NZ, and author of ‘Media Training for Modern Leaders’. His focus is preparing leaders to master media interviews and face journalists with confidence in any situation. Pete’s training is unique because it includes the many changes leaders must make in their dealing with the news media in the age of social media and other technology.

Pete is a former daily news reporter and government press secretary. This puts him in a unique position, having worked on both sides of the media interview.

All of Pete’s training is focused on learning by doing. The necessary theory is covered before participants are asked to put it to the test. He has Masters Degrees in both Communication Management and Journalism.


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