Interview with Corey — June 26, 2017

Interview with Corey

Corey interview

My interview for magazine. — May 22, 2017

My interview for magazine.

Interview research portfolio

My target audience for this article is mainly teens, the reason for this is because as Corey is a teen himself, those who are his age will be able to relate and understand. I have also included in the article some dates and times of events that those with the condition can attend to where they are able to meet others and talk about it together.

The magazine which will include my article in will be called ‘Nursing times’ and the magazine will include a few interviews with other individuals about different conditions, any recent news that is relevant to the magazine type, advice, shared practice and inspiration for nurses working in the care sector and much more.Scanner@sharp.local _20170612_091703


production schedule .

I will be interviewing Corey Brown on the topic of Autism. Corey has a condition called ‘Aspergers syndrome’ which he will be talking with me about in this interview. Without making Corey uncomfortable, I will ask him questions about his condition, how he feels, what its like to have this and what he has to do to overcome some of the problems he may face. The purpose of this article is so that people are aware of what this condition is and how it makes the individual feel, this will also give people an insight of what they have to be aware of as some people with the condition can be misunderstood and taken the wrong way.

  • Suitable Location, times and dates of interviews-

Interview took place in small private room at South Devon College at 9:33am and went on until 9:40am on Monday 5th June 2017.

  • Production schedule
  • Contact list-

Corey Brown-07725904147  Hannah Boyce- 07917730451

Mobile phone was used to record interview.

Interview 7 minutes 05 seconds.


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Interview techniques breakdown — May 8, 2017
Report on interview purpose and techniques — January 18, 2017

Report on interview purpose and techniques

In this report I will be discussing interview techniques. Firstly, here are the different interview techniques-

  • Direct interviews
  • Convert interviews
  • Ambush interviews
  • Talking heads
  • Vox pops
  • Email/phone interviews- voice over/ text only-audio/visual limitations.

Direct interviews are straight forward face to face situations, the questions that will be asked are based on the candidates background and in some cases these questions that the interviewer will ask could be very personal. In a job interview situation, it measures opportunity’s to observe the persons personal characteristics, motivation and attitudes. Convert interviews are, Ambush interviews are interviews that are unscheduled, they occur when someone forces or tricks another into on the stop participation. An ambush interview can have positive or negative results depending on the ambusher. A talking head is a broadcasting term for interview footage, where only the head and shouThe press use this term to describe a journalism interview tactic, but it can also refer to a tactic used by some employers and job seekers. lder are visible to the camera. Vox pops ‘voi

talking-headce of the  people’ are when an interviewer approaches people ‘in the street’ and asks them simple questions about a certain topic. These people will be new to interviews and will often be nervous, flustered etc. Therefore, its important to make them feel relaxed and comfortable . The term ‘vox pop’ comes from the Latin phrase vox populi, random subjects are asked to give their views on a particular topic and their responses are presented to the viewer/reader as a reflection of popular opinion.

Interviewing is used through diversed journalistic contexts such as print media, TV, radio, online, news, sport, feature writers etc. Print media, such as newspapers and magazines, interviews are shown usually in bold text to attract the reader. Showing the questions the interviewer has asked following the answers underneath. In television purposes there are many types of interview styles used, for example, entertainment interviews are used for chat shows where actors, comedians, music artists etc  will come on and talk about their latest work or any upcoming events. Emotional interviews are also shown on Arab on programmes like Piers Morgan life storys, which will give the audience an insight on the situation. Radio stations also use various interview techniques, Radio 1 uses entertainment interviews where they will interview different music artists to attract the younger audience they aim for. Documentary interviews are used on radio 4. Although you are not able to see the interview taking place, you are able to get an idea of the interviewees body language and emotion by the way they talk and how they talk. On news channels, interviews are often used when police are being asked questions about a precious investigation, when speaking to eye witnesses about a situation etc. These interviews are formal as they are informing people with people’s personal opinions, facts and figures. Sports interviews are often used after a match and before a game. For example, if a horse race were to be taking place, a jockey may be interviewed and asked questions on their predictions of the race, how they are feeling or any background information.

The main purposes of interviews are, interpretive expressing or explaining an opinion on a particular subject. Informational, presenting large amounts of information within an interview and emotional, to allow the audience an insight into the situation.

When interviewing, legal and ethical issues must be considered. Ethical issues in interviewing are, that the procedures are laid out in writing and that they are explained clearly to the interviewee before taking place. Interviewees have to be satisfied with the location where the interview will take place, they should also be offered an alternative if they are not happy with the original place such as somewhere private or public depending on the situation. Confidentiality is also an important concern and permission, any contribution that has been recorded, in written form, on tape or notes taken from the interview by the interviewer should only be used in accordance to the interviewees wishes. They should give written assent or an explanation must be given, permission will need to be given by the interviewee to allow anything to be published or shown publicly.

Regarding job interviews, the most common questions asked are about the interviewees strengths and weaknesses, about there selves, reasons to why they should work for them, what motivates them, why they want to work for them etc. Where as TV interviews will be more personal questions and in most occasions they are more relaxed.

Open questions are more likely to receive longer answers as they are trying to find out more through the questions they ask, they usually begin with what, why, how, when, describe etc. Examples of these questions will be ‘How would you describe yourself?’ or ‘What are you passionate about?’. Closed questions are likely to receive a short work or a single phrase answer. Examples of closed questions may be ‘Are you satisfied?’ or ‘Does that work for you?’.