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Learn To Interview | Training Course

Perfect for journalists, writers, marketers, researchers and more.
This course will teach you how to conduct an interesting and revealing interview.

SMALL COURSE SIZES | JOURNALISM EXPERTS | PROFESSIONAL TRAINING | LONDON LOCATION

  Course Dates Venue   Price  
London Bridge £279 + VAT save £100
Online £199 + VAT save £180
London Bridge £379 + VAT
Online £379 + VAT

Learn To Interview | Training Course

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What will I learn?

  • To prepare for your interview
  • Ask the right questions
  • To avoid closed answers
  • Keep an interview on track
  • Get the answers you want
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support
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Learner Reviews

How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.8 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 75 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

Transcribing

• 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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"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 - Learn To Interview

Latest Reviews



"All training was excellent and incredibly helpful. All facilities, food and drink were brilliant and everyone I met (including the other course attendees!) were super lovely. Feel like I'm coming away more confident and well-informed."
Home Stage
  • 8th October


"Very engaging course and knowledgeable, friendly teacher"
Axelos
  • 19th May


"Trainer was very knowledgable and approachable. Venue is great and in a great location."
AXELOS
  • 19th May