Sunday, April 3, 2016

Tomorrow: Improve Your Interviewing Skills!

Interviewing Techniques

for collecting family and community histories
Monday, 6 p.m. in the Carriage House
Workshop is $7 or $5 for Museum members. Space is limited. Reserve your ticket by clicking here.

Have you wanted to interview aging family members about their younger years? Have you wanted to document community leaders about the origins of organizations? This workshop will help you prepare your interviewee and help you shape the conversation so you stay focused and get the information you want to record. You will learn how to hold a natural but directed conversation, and other interviewing techniques that will set you and your subject at ease.
Dennis Hohenberger is a reporter and photographer based in Western Massachusetts. He majored in journalism at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He has lived in Boston, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles.

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