Are you ready for when the headline is you?

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and 5 minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you will do things differently” - Warren Buffet

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Media Training

The King’s Speech Media Training gives you an insider's guide to handling the media.


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Corporate Videos

The King’s Speech offers specialized media and video services to help businesses and individuals get their message across.


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Presentation Skills

First impressions count. Ensure that how you look on camera reflects what you want your client to see and how you present sells.


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Media Relations

As members of the media, we are the best resource to get you into the media.


"Training for media interviews is essential for everyone who speaks to journalists because so much is at stake" Ashlea Harvey

About Us

The King’s Speech is a media services company. We specialize in media training, presentation skills training, video production and content creation, image consulting and media relations. We have trained some of South Africa's top CEOs and executives. Our team consists of the best professionals in the industry, with years of experience, knowledge and contacts, both in South Africa and abroad.

The Crew

Ashlea is an international TV reporter, media trainer and communications specialist. She has reported from The World Economic Forum, The Mining Indaba, The World Bank and the JSE; and has interviewed some of the world’s most prominent business professionals and politicians.​

Ashlea was the Cape Town reporter for CNBC Africa and hosted the show, CNBC’s Eye on Western Cape. She is a qualified media trainer and has a Masters degree in Media and Broadcasting from Lynn University in the USA.​ Ashlea is the show host for the digital news platform, Business Affair.

After graduating Summa Cum Laude, Ashlea went on to work at Al Jazeera and ABC News in the USA, as well as working in politics on Capitol Hill.

Rudy Coertzen is a Director of Photography and has worked on some of the world's most demanding television broadcast productions, like Top Billing, Pasella, Doctor's Orders, Inserts DOP on Expresso show on SABC3, DeKat TV on KykNet, Ontbytsake on KykNet and "Stories of Hope" on ETV.

Rudy is multi-talented and highly experienced in all facets of television production, including direction, lighting, sound and post production from concept to final product.

In The Media