This course is designed to give delegates an understanding of how to conduct successful interviews for use in blogs, podcasts, vlogs and other digital media. Those attending will learn about the different styles of interviews and how to adapt them for different platforms as well as planning, structuring and editing an interview. Delegates should bring a device that records audio and/or video e.g. a smartphone/tablet/camera + headphones, mic and editing software.
What is an interview?
Different Styles and formats
What makes a successful interview?
Planning & Research
Selecting suitable interviewees
How to plan and prepare your interview
Researching your interview
Equipment & Recording
Essential recording techniques
Tips to get the best out of your interviews
What to Ask
Structuring an interview
Overview of editing interviews
Tips for effective editing
Adding sound effects
Opportunities to practice new skills and interview techniques