Interviews and Profiles
If you can come up with good questions, then you can learn how to conduct effective interviews, fashion them into articles, and get published in newspapers and magazines. Designed for novice journalists as well as established writers, this course targets the most basic skill in journalism: interviewing. Topics include selecting the right subject, researching an idea and an interviewee, dealing with spokespeople and publicists, preparing for an interview, applying interviewing styles and techniques, choosing and attributing quotations, and marketing your story. Writing assignments are based on actual interviews.
This course may be used to fulfill the requirements of the Certificate in Storytelling: Narrative Tools and Applications.
You'll Walk Away with
- An understanding of how to conduct effective interviews
- Enhanced interviewing skills
- Writers of all levels
- Aspiring and practicing journalists