Zamala International was launched in 2005 by Susan Bookbinder, an acclaimed broadcaster and journalist with over 30 years’ experience in the industry, both nationally and internationally.
A highly skilled media trainer, she has shared her broadcasting secrets with international business and political leaders, corporate executives and elite athletes, scientists, artists and entertainers..
Susan also became a household name as the “voice of the fans” on the BBC’s football phone-in 606 and was the first woman to read the classified football results on British national radio.
Because the Zamala crew is made up of experts in news and broadcast media, we will give you a real and relevant insight into the experience you will have when dealing with journalists and the media.
You will learn the most effective
INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES for RADIO, TV, VIDEO, PODCASTS etc
MAKE UP and HAIR
WHAT TO WEAR
How to PRESENT TO CAMERA
How to combine all these to get YOUR MESSAGE AND BRAND across with CONFIDENCE and STYLE!
MEET THE TEAM
SUSAN BOOKBINDER - Managing Director
For over 30 years, Susan has worked at the highest levels of national and international media, presenting and reporting many historic events for BBC, ITV, Channel 4, GMTV, Reuters and Sky. Her knowledge is incomparable.
CAROLINE STEPHENS, Head of Communications - the PR hub
From conceptualizing and managing multi-million dollar brand launches around the world to hundreds of media, new division announcements to thousands of guests including a Fortune 500 CEO and Prime Minister, to directing and producing online and offline events for mergers, yearly results meetings, as well as launching a new TV product for the US market - Caroline brings a strategic yet creative approach to every project.
DAVID BOWEN-JONES - Film Director & Producer
Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker, producer, director and editor at ABC News, World In Action, TV-AM among others, David is a highly respected media operator.
ED BECK - Camera / Sound / Lighting Director
Award-winning lighting, sound and camera expert, with a unique approach to lighting and camera work and a deep understanding of the importance of a story, Ed is experienced in all aspects of audiovisual presentation.
ANDY JONES - Journalist & Broadcaster
Andy understands what editors are looking for and how best to sell an idea. As a highly experienced national writer and broadcaster, Andy knows just how to get on the media agenda in a positive way and stay there.
DAVID MEAD - Film Editor / Camera / Sound / Lighting
An award winning filmmaker, David has worked with many clients, celebrities and presenters and will operate independently or in a dynamic team. David’s insight and knowledge brings out the best in audio visual sessions.
HANNAH KREEGER - Make-up Artist & Stylist
Hannah’s immense expertise, from beauty and fashion make-up to hair styling and special effects, creates the ultimate personal confidence. Corporate, commercial, celebrity – Hannah transforms all with her make up magic.
TALLY BOOKBINDER - Make-up Artist & Stylist
Award winning and much sought after celebrity make-up artist Tally has that world class ability to make you look and feel fantastic, with styling to develop total confidence in raising your media profile.
ELIZABETH WHYCER - Marketing Director & Photographer
A versatile and award winning photographer who delivers consistently outstanding results, Elizabeth also has a keen eye for promotion and publicity to get that all-important message heard in superb style.