Our own Nikki Arnone shares the tell-tale signs of a reporter interview gone wrong in this CommPRO piece:
If you’ve ever hung up the phone after a reporter interview and felt completely in the dark about how well the call went, you’re definitely not alone. But don’t fret – there are some tell-tale signs that a call’s going south, and you can learn how to tune into reporter clues to improve your interview before it’s over.
Reporters, those mysterious, much sought-after unicorns, are actually as human as you or me. Learning to pay attention to their subtle (and sometimes, not so subtle) physical and vocal cues will allow you to work on your responses and messaging to keep your interviewer more interested and engaged. Here are four warning signs to look out for: