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Interviewing for journalists

by Sally Adams

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interviewing in journalism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [172]-173) and index.

    StatementSally Adams, with an introduction and additional material by Wynford Hicks.
    SeriesMedia skills
    ContributionsHicks, Wynford, 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4784.I6 A33 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination185 p. ;
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6796624M
    ISBN 100415229138, 0415229146
    LC Control Number00068416

    Interviewing Principles. Reporters conduct two kinds of interviews: News interview: The purpose is to gather information to explain an idea event or situation in the news. Profile: The focus is on an individual. A news peg often is used to justify the profile. For effective interviews, reporters prepare carefully, and they ask questions that induce the source to talk freely. Questions. Journalist Interview Questions. When interviewing journalist or reporter candidates, use their portfolio of published articles and newscasts to start a purposeful conversation. By the time you have reached the interview phase, you should only be seeing candidates with polished work samples that are relevant to your company’s audience.

      Writers and journalists need to be able to frequently navigate interviews, so spending some time on these skills is sure to pay off repeatedly during your career. With great interview skills, you’ll be able to get a full-time job that allows you to further your education, land that career-changing opportunity, or confidently interview.   Journalism is now the second draft of history By James Harkin. In the age of the relentless media fact-check, reading the news often feels like hearing a punch-line deflated before you catch the body of the joke. Free-floating fact-checking initiatives have lately become big (non-profit) business. In an industry—the written media—whose.

      Journalism Interviewing 1. Journalism By Prof. Mark Grabowski 2. Ingredients of Profile Story • The person’s background (upbringing, education, occupation, etc.). • Anecdotes and incidents involving the subject. • Quotes by the individual relevant to his or her newsworthiness.   The best way to prepare for a media interview is, as I said above, to study your potential employer. If you’re interviewing for an editorial spot at a magazine, grab a bunch of back issues and go over them, or go online and scour through some of the older issues and stories. Decide what you might change if you had the chance.


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