Ralph Silva is a seasoned writer, broadcaster and communications advisor serving global organizations from his home in Toronto. Corporate communications and marketing engagements benefit from his long-standing affiliation with leading broadcasters where he delivers live to air commentary and hosts news programs. A career spanned 28 years began as an investment banker and research analyst and greatly enriched by the cultural diversity of the ten countries he’s called home. Ralph is a consummate writer spending free time working on several works of fiction.
INTELLECTUAL CONTENT AND COMMUNICATION
Broadcasting and Video
A stage is a privileged place that presents an opportunity to inspire. It can also be a dangerous platform where experience is the only security. After thousands of events and presentations, be assured your brand is in safe hands.
Original and targeted content is the foundation to successful business communication. Using tried and tested research techniques to develop content that is supportive, thought provoking and suitable for modern communication methods.
Supporting modern brand values with broadcast quality content created to exacting standards. Creating video content that give you control of your communications and brand values while meeting the expectations of a demanding client base.
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CREATING THE MESSAGE
A PROFESSIONAL INTRODUCTION
Ralph Silva is a seasoned analyst that has undertaken hundreds of research initiatives. Mr Silva began writing research in support of his investment banking responsibilities and then transitioned to writing for some of the worlds most respected research companies. Research is always written to the specific needs of those that are to consume it while remaining conscious of the goals of the commissioning brand. Targeted research that informs and promotes brand values.
Mr Silva has refined the research and content creation process over years of working with some of the worlds most successful research operations. Whatever your research requirements are, Mr Silva will deliver a high quality solution.
Writing scripts is radically different than writing reports, Mr Silva is one of the few analysts that has extensive experience writing both. Bespoke content creation dedicated to modern multimedia distribution.
Audience connection is Ralph’s specialty. Refining a message and targeting a specific demographic is at the core of the work. Ralph has written the content for hundreds of campaigns for the enterprise technology, financial services and startup industries. He writes to promote products, brands and funding programs. Mr Silva creates the content that engages an audience.
You can learn technique, but professionalism is a result of experience. The merging of content expertise and visual communication capabilities are rare, but when the two come together, the results are powerful.
With several thousand appearances under his belt, Mr Silva is a powerful guest for any live or prerecorded show. Always available to comment on current events, Mr Silva has become a favorite of the BBC, CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg and many others.
The secret to successful video production is the content. While Mr Silva is experienced in the complete production life-cycle, he believes that a program’s success can always be traced back to the story. Mr Silva has all the experience and equipment necessary to provide a full service to all your video needs.
Writing reports is radically different to writing visual content. Most people can’t make the transition from traditional reports but Mr Silva has written for the visual medium on behalf of leading broadcasters. When you need a script that will make for a powerful production…..
For most people, talking to a camera is not natural and intimidating. An interviewer needs to manage the process, make the person feel at ease and adapt to the message throughout the interview. Experience is critical and Mr Silva has successfully interviewed some of the most influential people in business.
A television studio is an unnatural and stressful environment fraught with risk and where the only defense is preparation. Mr Silva has trained countless business professionals on how to get the most out of the visual media. From ad-hoc simulations to full week training courses, Mr Silva is natural choice for the business community.
Events are powerful, they represent an opportunity to communicate your brand principles and support strategic objectives, they can, however, work against you if the message is weak. The quality and professionalism of those on stage can make all the difference.
A speech is not just a series of spoken words, it’s a performance. Mr Silva has been presenting content specific keynotes for decades and understands that it’s not just what is said but how it's delivered. Mr Silva uses his knowledge as an analyst to create a compelling presentation that audiences remember.
An event needs to tell a story, it needs a beginning that flows to a climax followed by a memorable conclusion. It’s the moderators job to make sure the story is told and remembered. Mr Silva has moderating events that included Presidents and Prime Ministers to technology professionals, his breath of experience makes sure your event is in safe hands.
Event success is often determined in the development stage. Creating a solid story, preparing speakers, developing high quality graphical elements, anticipating questions, planning for follow up are just some of the services Mr Silva provides when managing an event.