by Dustin Dumas, Station Manager, SOMAtv, South Orange/Maplewood, NJ
Arguably, one of the most important responsibilities of an independent producer is getting a great interview. It may mean that, you, as the producer are wearing several hats…perhaps being the interviewer yourself or assisting the interviewer in creating a great interview. Either way, there is definitely an art to getting the most from the interviewee. I have touched on interviewing techniques in a previous column but due to its importance I would like to focus on it in this column.