Introduction to Interviewing for Web

Duration: 1 Day

Objectives

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.

Pre-requisites

None other than an idea of the platforms you want to publish your interviews on. Suitable for: Anyone who wants to broaden and enrich their existing digital content with interviews and has a basic understanding of their editing software.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

The basics

  • 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

  • Equipment overview
  • Essential recording techniques

Interviewing Skills

  • Tips to get the best out of your interviews
  • Body Language
  • What to Ask
  • Structuring an interview

Editing

  • Overview of editing interviews
  • Tips for effective editing
  • Adding sound effects
  • Using clips

Practical Exercises

  • Opportunities to practice new skills and interview techniques

Course Dates

London CentralLondon GreenwichBristol

The new course schedule is currently being updated and will be ready shortly. Please phone us on 0208 269 4260 or email us for the latest dates.

All our courses run in London and Bristol, or can be tailored to requirements at your own offices. For alternative dates, please email or call us on 0208 269 4260
All prices are per person and are subject to VAT
15% discount for groups of four delegates.
10% discount for groups of three delegates.
(This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)


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