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Email: / Phone: +31 (0)20 673 4774 / Mobile: +31 (0)6 520 66 499
U2Media Training & Consultancy

U2Media specialises in training for the international media & communication sector: media training, training journalists & communication professionals and training the trainers. We also offer workshops and consultancy services on how to make training more effective.

Training is about creating an environment in which people can fulfill their own potential. That means not only sharing knowledge and skills, but motivating people to develop and improve their talents on all levels.
Abi Daruvalla, U2Media


International media training

Getting your story across

Crisis training, under the spotlight

Press conferences for a global audience

Journalism training worldwide

Online text, teasers & tweets

The art of blogging

You can interview, but in English?

Making training effective

Training the trainers


How to coach

Course design & coordination

Need a learning needs assessment?

Want a tailor-made course?

Looking for a course coordinator?






Training should be entertaining

Finally got round to checking out a couple of tips from a training colleague of mine and discovered Japan-based communications expert and former Apple executive Garr Reynolds. Wow! Clicking on to his 2012 TEDxOsama presentation, I couldn’t couldn’t help smiling and nodding in agreement all the way through the 20 minute presentation. Great to hear much of the theory […]





Multimedia journalism & water – class of 2014

Multimedia journalism and water – not an obvious connection, but the issue of water sanitation is a vital one for the media in developing countries. These are the nine participants from this year’s three-week RNTC course Multimedia Journalism & Water together with me (course leader), multimedia trainer Jeroen Westerbeek (far left), Jeske Verhoeven from the […]

In her blog, Abi keeps you up to date with what's happening at U2Media and shares news, views and ideas