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Interviewing Skills for Radio
Interviewing Skills for Radio Presenters
This practical course, led by investigative journalist and presenter, Paul Connolly, examines and explores advanced interview techniques. This course aims to improve trainees’ interview styles and techniques, leading to more engaging and revealing audio,

Course Content - Day 1

Preparation – research and advanced question crafting
Interview types – how to prepare for and conduct short, medium and in-depth interviews
Remote interviewing – how to ensure remote interviews are as effective as those recorded in-person
Advanced interview techniques – taking control, listening and reacting, the use of silence etc.
Mistakes - how to recover from a mid-interview mistake or error in judgement

Course Content - Day 2

Hostile interviews – preparation and advanced question crafting for hostile scenarios, plus how to challenge and extract information from a reluctant and / or hostile interviewee
Vulnerable interviewees – how to glean great content from sensitive subjects and subject matters
Breaking news / stories – how to maximise the impact of interviews you are not prepared for
Tech – the very latest technology and equipment for recording and storing audio-visual content
Learning Waves is the training body for the Independent Commercial Radio Sector in Ireland
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