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BCST 1148 - Interviewing for Radio and Television

Broadcast Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Interviewing is an essential part of information gathering for the media. Students will enjoy much hands-on learning, developing the ability to plan and execute successful media interviews with confidence. This course includes identifying effective and ineffective interview styles, researching interview subjects, and counteracting ‘spin’. Skills learned dovetail with BCST1144 ‘Writing for the Media' and, combined, offer the opportunity to vigorously stimulate your communication skill set.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and explain inadequate interview styles
  • Define elements of effective interview elements and questions
  • Apply effective interview habits in written and oral forms
  • Construct interview questions for a variety of subjects
  • Cooperate with classmates on interview projects
  • Apply techniques aimed at counteracting messaging 'spin'
  • Find and research interview subjects
  • Design an effective interview plan on a tight deadline
  • Describe challenges of entertainment/celebrity interviews
  • Adjust interview tone to match topic of interview
  • Speak in front of a camera
  • Find his or her style as an interviewer
  • Complete an interview of his or her choice with confidence

Effective as of Winter 2014

Related Programs

BCST 1148 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Advanced Citizen Journalism
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Statement of Completion
  2. Broadcast and Media Communications - Broadcast Journalism
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Broadcast and Media Communications - Radio
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. Entertainment Media Performance
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Statement of Completion
  5. Sports Media Performance
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Statement of Completion

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