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Learn To Interview | Training Course

Learn how to conduct interesting, informative and revealing interviews.
This course is perfect for journalists, writers, marketers and researchers.


  Course Dates Venue   Price  
Online £279 + VAT save £120
London Bridge £299 + VAT save £100
Online £399 + VAT
London Bridge £399 + VAT
Online £399 + VAT
London Bridge £399 + VAT

Learn To Interview | Training Course

Course Takeaways
Course Info

Course Offering

Course Takeaways

What will I learn?

  • How to prepare for an interview
  • Choosing the right angle
  • Effective interview techniques
  • How to get great quotes
  • Ensuring accuracy and ethical standards
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support
Course Takeaways
Learner Reviews

How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.8 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 100 reviews

Interviews vs conversations

• How interviews and conversations differ

• Developing an effective interview technique

Preparing for an interview

• Essential preparation

• What to research and how to research it

Discovering the angle

• Choosing an angle for the interview

• Establishing credibility and building rapport

• Structuring your questions

• Maintaining the angle

• Using body language during the interview

The interview arc

• What is the interview arc and how does it function?

• Staying focused during an interview

Different types of interviewing techniques

• Phone, email and face to face

• Advantages and disadvantages of each

• Adapting your interview style for each medium

• Avoiding closed answers


• Notes or recording?

• Organising your interview notes - what to use and what to throw away

Using quotes

• How to obtain quotes from an interview effectively and ethically

• On or off the record?

• Legal implications

The difficult interview

• How to deal with reluctant or difficult interviewees

The art of the 10 minute interview

• Getting the maximum from minimum time

• Using the Q&A profile structure

• Keeping them talking right to the end

Questions and answers

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"Everything - training session was excellent especially as I was the only attendee. Excellent food and service"
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Latest Reviews

"The trainer was really friendly and set out some really interactive exercises. I learnt so much and am really grateful to Helen for teaching us so much."
Genomics England
  • 23rd November

"Another great course at Media Training. Made me think and I have some helpful tips for making changes back in the office."
Ben Eagle Communications
  • 4th July

"Really informative and the course helped to boost my confidence"
London Marathon Charitable Trust
  • 8th October