How to Achieve Guilt Free Interviewing

PR Job Coach

You have worn a furrow deep into the carpet as a result of pacing back and forth in your office pondering how to prep for the upcoming job interview. Suddenly you break into a cold sweat as you near the time for your first round of interviews. Interviews can be difficult.

How to Come Up With Sound Bites for an Interview


Traditionally, being interviewed is the Golden Ticket to turning that spotlight in your direction. If you’ve never been interviewed, you might be nervous. Thankfully, you don’t need to spill your or your organization’s entire life story during an interview.

Best PR Tips For Media Interviews

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Nothing in public relations is quite as rewarding as securing an important interview for a client. For others, a simple review of the interviewer’s background and expectations are all that’s necessary. How to prepare for a media interview.

Part I: Treat Every Meeting Like a First Interview

PR Expanded

This post is Part I of a two-part series on Treating Every Meeting Like a First Interview. When I mentor young professionals, we discuss the importance of preparing for a job interview. Do you treat every meeting like it’s your first interview? Interview Mentoring PR 2.0

Infographic: Ace Your Media Interview With This Checklist


With 75 percent of people suffering from glossophobia, the fear of public speaking, it makes sense that media interviews can be equally, if not more, nerve-wracking. You may already know how to conduct yourself during an interview, but do you know what to do once it ends? Their latest infographic will teach you how to shape your responses around three key messages, embrace silence to avoid saying something inappropriate and thank your interviewer once everything is said and done.

How to Prepare & Coach Executives Through Media Interviews


Securing an interview with a media outlet for an executive or other company spokesperson is a dream…except when it’s not. Interviews provide an opportunity to showcase your brand and spokespeople as thought leaders, increase loyalty to your brand, defuse crises and drive sales.

Media Interview Tips From Top Journalists

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Because we spend time preparing clients for meetings with journalists, PR people tend to study media interviews from the perspective of the person getting questions. But during this crazy political primary season, interview-watching is a spectator sport, usually starring Donald Trump.

8 steps to perfect your filming for PR video interviews

PR in High Definition

This is the second in a two part series, where I provide tips on how to get the most out of a PR video interview. The post 8 steps to perfect your filming for PR video interviews appeared first on Firefly Communications.

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AirPR Interview Series: Mark Delcorps of


Senior PR Engineer Kelly Byrd interviewed her customer Mark Delcorps of on how he and his team and company are using AirPR data to help them drive, maintain and replicate business impact. Read more of the AirPR Interview Series.

Interview with Influencers @laurenmagenta and @feedmedearly


To get a better understanding of the influencer side of the business, I interviewed two of my favorite influencers, @laurenmagenta and @feedmedearly. The post Interview with Influencers @laurenmagenta and @feedmedearly appeared first on 5W PR News and Updates, NY Public Relations Agency Blog.

Content Is The New Black: Interview With Jeff Barrett


Watch the full interview with Jeff Barrett below! No matter how good your content is, if people can’t find it, it’s not going to benefit your brand. So how can you get more eyes on your content and ensure it makes an impact?

Interview with Account Manager Emily Wienberg

Shift Communications

cta] The post Interview with Account Manager Emily Wienberg appeared first on SHIFT Communications PR Agency - Boston | New York | San Francisco | Austin. Public Relations Emily Wienberg interview PRFrom time to time, we like to open a window into what life is like here at SHIFT.

5 tips to get the most out of PR video interviews

PR in High Definition

In the first of a two part series, I’ll be providing tips about how to get the most out of a PR video interview. The post 5 tips to get the most out of PR video interviews appeared first on Firefly Communications.

Media interview tips: How to prepare for TV, radio and print media interviews

Public Relations Sydney

When you’re asked to be interviewed in the media , it’s important to know that each medium – radio, TV and print – have specific requirements you should understand before the interview. Media interview tips.

PR pros' ultimate guide to interviews

PR Daily

Conducting interviews is easy. Being interviewed, on the other hand, isn’t quite the leisure activity that some would hope. Come prepared with stats, figures and background knowledge to help educate the interviewer if he or she hasn’t done their prep work.

The Ultimate Media Interview Checklist [Infographic]

PR in Your Pajamas

If this is what media interviews are for you, you’re not alone. As a reader of PR in Your Pajamas, you know the value of media interviews. Just as few are born natural actors, few of us are good at giving media interviews right out of the gate.

10 Fundamentals for Successful B2B Media Interviews

Sword and the Script

B2B reporters today don’t do media interviews like they once did. There’s only so much time in the day which means fewer interviews are conducted. If you are fortunate enough to secure an interview, then you certainly want to make the most of it.

10 crucial steps to great media interviews

PR Daily

A reporter might be aggressive during an interview and set traps along the way, but you don't have to fall prey to them. Follow these steps—which are essential for executive leadership, but apply for those down the corporate ladder—to ensure a successful interview: Prepping for the interview.

4 Tips to Ace Your Next Marketing Agency Job Interview

PR 20/20

Does the thought of a job interview make you squirm, as if you are about to face the Spanish Inquisition? In my experiences (as both an interviewee and interviewer), I’ve learned that the right amount of preparation and a little know-how can take you far.

Tech Talk With Sir Mix-A-Lot


Interviews celebrity interview convergence Direct Dial Dysfunction interview PR public relations Sir Mix-A-Lot SXSW 2015 tech technology I get a lot of email. Like, A LOT.

Can I Quote You on That? Three Interviewing Blunders to Avoid

Shift Communications

In my last post , I shared three ways to bungle your product launch and touched briefly on preparing your executives for media interviews. 1) They think an interview is just about answering questions. An interview is not about answering a reporter’s questions!

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The Ultimate Media Interview Checklist (Infographic)


Although an interview is a great way to promote your business, it could also be a recipe for disaster, especially for those terrified of public speaking who may suddenly forget the points they intended to make.

Landing Page, SEO and Blog Secrets: An Interview with Clint Danks of ThinkSEM


If the world of SEO, inbound marketing, optimized content and landing pages thrills you as a marketer, then the following interview with Clint Danks is going to be your cup of Lipton. Interviews Inbound Marketing SEO

The Differences Between In-house and Agency PR Roles


After reading his interview in Bulldog Reporter, I quickly became “Twitter friends” with PR pro Ryan Greives. Interviews Bulldog Reporter interview PR professionals PR pros Ryan Greives

7 times to turn down a media interview

PR Daily

I advise doing almost every media interview you're offered, but sometimes turning down an interview makes sense. The Media Training Bible: 101 Things You Absolutely, Positively Need to Know Before Your Next Interview. This story originally ran on PR Daily in September 2014.

Q&A Interview with theSkimm co-founders, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg

PR Expanded

Whether it’s a client meeting, interview, or family dinner, our readers are ready to jump into conversation. The post Q&A Interview with theSkimm co-founders, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg appeared first on Deirdre Breakenridge. Interview PR 2.0

How to nail your next media interview

PR Daily

In a world where a company’s reputation can come crumbling moments after a single ill-advised tweet , one interview gone awry can be just as damaging—costing your reputation, your company’s revenue and even your job. When done correctly, the interview process can be a win-win for all sides.

4 tips for killer interviews in the modern media world

PR Daily

Journalists today conduct interviews using Skype, Twitter and FaceTime. These technologies help news professionals to be more nimble, which means your company’s experts should always be ready for an interview at a moment’s notice. Here are the four tips to interview like a star: 1.

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Media Training in Minutes: The Pre-Interview Prep Call

Rock the Status Quo

These, for instance: Sending readership demographics right before an interview. Discussing what to wear or not wear before a TV interview. Emailing one or two points of constructive feedback immediately following an interview. Benefits of a Quick Pre-Interview Phone Call.

PR Interviews: Michael White Lansons

Norton's Notes

I have been interviewing PR practitioners from all over the world as part of my interview series called 20:20 Vision. The concept of these interviews is that I ask each practitioner 20 questions about themselves and they give us a brief glimpse into their working lives and what makes them tick. My first interview was with Arik C. Interviews Marketing Public Relations SEO Social Media Training and Tips 20:20 Interviews PR Interviews

PR Interviews: Heather Baker Editor of the B2B PR Blog

Norton's Notes

As you are probably aware over the last few months I have been interviewing PR practitioners from all over the world as part of my interview series called 20:20 Vision. The concept of these interviews is that I ask each practitioner 20 questions about themselves and they give us a brief glimpse into their working lives and what makes them tick. The first interview was with Arik C. digitial pr online PR Public Relations 20:20 Interviews PR Interviews

3 PR lessons from 'The Interview'

PR Daily

Sony Pictures'' "The Interview" has drawn quite a bit of attention with its scheduled, then cancelled , then re-scheduled release. I''m one of the people who have watched "The Interview" in the few weeks it has been bouncing around the Internet. Canceled interviews and online pirating?

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Building A Wildly Successful PR Agency: The Doug Spong Interview


What does it take to build a national public relations agency powerhouse from scratch that earns 250 industry awards, competes against the world’s largest PR firms, achieves a double-digit compounded annual growth rate, and still maintains a vibrant agency culture of ‘Spongsters?’.

PR Interviews: Crosby Noricks 20:20 Vision

Norton's Notes

Over the next few months I will be interviewing practitioners from the world of public relations and digital marketing from across the globe, people I respect and look up to. My first interview was with Arik C. Public Relations 20:20 Interviews

Study: CEOs should hone knowledge, social media before interviews

PR Daily

Journalists do their homework prior to conducting interviews, but many executives fail when it comes to conveying expertise and making an impression before the first question is asked. Executives should also check their attitudes before interviews.

Interviewing in the Age of Tinder


However, until a recent conversation with a colleague, I never thought about the amount of information that can be gleaned from these personas, specifically as it relates to a first interview, or in the case of Tinder, the first date.

Conducting historical interviews in a transparent age

PR Conversations

My primary method of research was a series in-depth, oral history interviews with UK-based PR practitioners who have 10-20 years experience in the occupation. This begins the process of creating the interviewer-interviewee relationship.

PR Interviewing Tips to Dig Out the Good Stuff for Media Relations

Ishmael's Corner

The PR profession under-appreciates interviewing expertise. Try to find a curriculum for mass communications or PR that offers a class on interviewing. Every journalism program in the country tackles the art of the interview like this one from the University.more. The post PR Interviewing Tips to Dig Out the Good Stuff for Media Relations appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

Lessons for PR pros from the BBC Skype interview dad

PR Daily

For media relations experts, nothing produces more anxiety than an interview on live TV. I admit I’ve watched this interview at least 15 times. Professor Kelly probably prepared extensively for this interview, including childcare arrangements—but things still went awry.

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5 boxes to check in a PR job interview

PR Daily

College seniors are navigating the crucial—and nerve-racking—job interview season. They have absorbed an overwhelming number of interview preparation tips and know how to dress, walk into the room, sit, talk, present themselves, and more. Find your voice before you get to the interview.