WSQ Conduct Interviews for a Variety of News Stories for Broadcast

SSG Course Ref No.: CRS-Q-0023386-CI / Funding Validity Period: 21 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2020



Interviews are one of the most basic forms of journalism and a vital component in news gathering. As one of the most integral skills required for the job, journalists conduct interviews as a means to obtain valuable information and statements relevant to a news story. As such, journalists planning an interview should always be prepared, in order to effectively create a story around the interview.

This unit provides participants with the skills to conduct interviews for a variety of broadcast news stories. Participants will acquire useful skills needed in conducting effective interviews, including tasks such as planning, conducting and recording interviews. The unit also prepares participants on how to conduct impromptu interviews.


Learning Outcomes

  • Plan interviews to meet production requirements for specific stories to be broadcast
  • Clarify production requirements
  • Conduct interviews to cover specific stories intended for broadcast
  • Record interviews to meet production requirements for broadcasting
  • Conduct impromptu interviews for broadcast


Who Should Attend

Producers (News), Anchors/Presenters, Radio Producers/Presenters, Broadcast Journalists


(Duration) Date

(3 Days) -



9:00am to 6:00pm


Fees (Inclusive of 7% GST)

Application Fee: S$53.50 -Waived-


Course Type: Category A

SSG Funding* (70%)

MCES or ETS Funding* (90%)

WTS Funding* (95%)

Full Course Fee S$2,600.00 S$2,600.00 S$2,600.00
SSG Funding (S$1,820.00) (S$1,820.00) (S$1,820.00)
Nett Course Fee S$780.00 S$780.00 S$780.00
7% GST S$54.60 S$54.60 S$54.60
Total Fee Payable S$834.60 S$834.60 S$834.60
Additional Funding (S$0.00) (S$520.00) (S$650.00)
Nett Fee Payable S$834.60 S$314.60 S$184.60

*SkillsFuture Funding (SSG Funding), Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES Funding), Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETS Funding), Workfare Training Support Scheme (WTS Funding) - Fundings from SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) are applicable to Singapore Citizens and/or Permanent Residents only. Terms and conditions apply. For more information on funding available, click here



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