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School Report: Interviewing masterclass

Radio 1 Newsbeat reporter Natalie Jamieson explains how you can get the most out of your interviews and shares her top tips.

DOWNLOAD: Interviewing masterclass video

Interviewing is one of the key skills in journalism, giving reporters the chance to put the questions they want answered to the people at the centre of the story.

Talking to the members of JLS, she shows what makes a good interview... and what to avoid!

You can recap the key points from the video using the accompanying worksheet, or read a transcript of the video:

Our masterclass videos are also available to download, either from the box above or from this link.


BBC News School Report is a project which gives 11-16 year-old students in the UK the chance to make their own news reports for a real audience.

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