Conducting Interviews for Broadcast News Stories: A Student Reporter's Guide

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I am an Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and an experienced educator and I understand that a powerful, informative interview can make or break a broadcast news story.

This ability to get the story “straight from the horse’s mouth” makes a powerful impact on viewers, however, broadcast journalists must master a range of skills to elicit quality information that contributes to fair, accurate and ethical storytelling. This lesson plan introduces students to the multi-step process for planning and conducting successful broadcast interviews, attending to both content and technical requirements.

Conducting Interviews for Broadcast News Stories: A Student Reporter’s Guide includes:
• instructor lecture notes and discussion questions
• links to instructional resources with a research/skill-building activity
• in-class practice interview activities
• instruction on technical requirements for audio/video recording at interviews
• a handout resource on Active Listening
• a student assessment/assignment to enhance and enrich scholastic journalists’ interviewing skills.

The 8-page lesson plan is flexible and can be delivered over 3 x 1-hour class periods, 2 x 90-minute classes, or as a 3-hour workshop. The assessment/assignment has a suggested turnaround time of 72 hours.

This product comes to you as a customizable Word document so that you may format and print each page as needed for your particular classroom purposes, e.g. overhead notes, resource handout, printable assignment, etc.
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8
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3 hours

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Conducting Interviews for Broadcast News Stories: A Studen
Conducting Interviews for Broadcast News Stories: A Studen
Conducting Interviews for Broadcast News Stories: A Studen
Conducting Interviews for Broadcast News Stories: A Studen