The Journalism Skills Academy is launching new ‘lunch and learn’ and ‘teatime training’ sessions – for more information, click here.

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Teatime training – Developing interviewing skills

This short session will be led by a leading industry professional with experience in how effective interviewing skills can benefit you in all fields of journalism from the newsroom to sport and feature writing.

This short session will be led by a leading industry professional with experience in how effective interviewing skills can benefit you in all fields of journalism from the newsroom to sport and feature writing.

With a specific emphasis on effective interviewing skills, your learning experience will include discussion, improving your interviewing skills and how it can help improve your copy.

Participants will learn:

  • The key to good interviewing skills – preparation, structure, skills
  • The art of good questioning and listening
  • Interviewing chronology – beginning, middle and the end
  • Different interview situations
  • Face to face interview roll play exercise and feedback
  • How it can improve your copy
  • Top tips and examples
  • Q&A

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