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How to Conduct a Great Television Interview

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 2 min read

Television interviews can have intense, emotion-packed moments. As an interviewer, part of your job—along with well-prepped research—is knowing when and how to ask the right questions, as well as keeping your subject comfortable. TV interviewers should be great listeners, ask good questions, digest and analyze the information they’re given, and expand on it with their interviewee in a way that provides a complete story for the audience.