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Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, 6th Edition by Frank Barnas

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CHAPTER 10

Interviewing

CONTENTS

Introduction

Before the Interview

Warming Up

During the Interview

Phrasing Questions Carefully

Avoiding Leading Questions

Listening Carefully

The Tough Questions

Keeping Control

Keeping a Neutral Demeanor

Identifying Sound Bites

Checking Facts

Asking Enough Questions

Finishing the Interview

After the Interview

Returning to the Station

Special Considerations

Off the Record

Man-On-the-Street Interviews

The Phone Interview

An Interview Checklist

Summary

KEY WORDS

Bite

Interviewing

Leading Questions

Listening

Man-On-the-street Interviews

Off the Record

Phone Interviews

Phrasing

Reversals

Talking Heads

Tough Questions

Warming Up

INTRODUCTION

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