People skills

Interviewing an Expert

Learn the art of balancing an interview and using open questions to steer the interview away from an agenda to get the answer that you need.  Whether it be a for a TV interview, a sound bite for a news clip or social media, or a longer form documentary this day long course will equip you with the pre-interview and interviewing skills you need to produce memorable interviews.

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Course content

This day long practical workshop will put you in the shoes of a presenter/reporter across news, factual, music and social media content.

The morning consists of practical scenarios and examples of great and not so great interviews, some analysis and lessons learnt.  We will also consider latest editorial policy and guidelines from the BBC and OFCOM around interviewing and impartiality.

In the afternoon you will put the theory into action and practice interviewing experts across different content areas.  We will also learn the practical tools for good posture, breathing and body language to relax yourself and the interviewee and get the most out of your content.


Who it's for

Whether you are a researcher, or an executive, a one-man production company or part of a larger independent production house, arm yourself with the skills that will help you create cutting edge content and engaging interviews.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be in writing and must be received at least seven days prior to the course date or the full fee will be charged. ITF reserves the right to cancel courses without liability, and delegates will be offered an alternative date or full refund. ITF reserves the right to cancel courses if there are insufficient enrolments. Read more about our terms and conditions.

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People skills: Interviewing an Expert

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94 Euston St
Kings Cross
London, NW1 2HA
T: 020 3487 0354