In this episode David explains how preparing too hard can sometimes mean you forget to engage in natural conversation. How listening back to your interviews is really important in improving your craft, while David tips a future broadcaster star in the making who already is an expert in the art of interviewing.
In this episode Srini explains how not coming from a traditional media background has been a huge advantage, how not everyone should start a podcast series & why silence pauses can be your friend.
In this episode Alan Swan chats to Ryan Tubridy, radio and television broadcaster with RTÉ and presenter of the worlds longest running chat show “The Late Late Show”.
In this episode Alan chats to Jim Carroll, Irish journalist with the Irish Times. He explains how curiosity plays a huge role in the art of interviewing, why Graham Norton is in his eyes the best at what he does and the one major question in his career he should have asked but didn’t.
In this episode Alan chats to Claire Byrne, Irish journalist & broadcaster. Claire remembers an interview which had a major effect on her, how not to impress Donny Osmond in a interview and declaring her love publicly for broadcaster Gay Byrne.
In this episode Alan chats to UK producer and director of White Pebble Media, Laura Parfitt. Laura explains why the very first point of contact of an interview; the introductory email is so important and why you should never to accept the first answer to a question.
In this episode Alan chats to British radio presenter and writer Geoff Lloyd. Geoff speaks about why the best conversations come from having an opinion and how a recent interview with Adele highlighted just how important research is.
In this episode Alan chats to Irish broadcaster & writer Dave Fanning. Famous for always getting the first play of every U2 record, Dave is a renowned music interviewer owning an archive of interviews running into the thousands with the likes of Bob Dylan, Radiohead & Neil Young.
Why does the dark horse win the race, and what are the habits of mind that get him there? Discover how genius can emerge from unexpected corners—and how it flourishes. In this fascinating discussion you uncover some incredible insights into Gladwell’s approach to interviewing.