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After My Module 1 Assignment

It has been an awesome experience for me, taking on my first assignment as a correspondent. Please read it here: http://worldpulse.com/node/74354.

I was asked to present my press pass before interviewing the woman activist I first wanted to interview. Since I do not have one yet, I had to change my subject. I am glad I found an even more compelling subject. Was I nervous? Yes, I was a little nervous. I was not sure the interview was going to be granted. I thought the lack of a press pass would continue to hinder me. However, my subject knew about World Pulse so she granted me the interview. When I first saw her I thought she was perhaps a worker at the NGO. She seemed so young to be the boss. Knowing she was the boss made me more relaxed. Nervousness flew threw the window and I hit the interview with boldness. It was more like having a discussion with a friend.

During the interview I asked as many questions as I could. I made sure I answered all the 5 Ws (Where, When, What, Who, Why) and 1 H (How) questions. This is one thing I think I conquered very well.

However, I failed to check the efficiency of my recording device before the interview. When I played the recording, the voice was so low that I could barely hear a thing. Thankfully, I had taken quality notes with many direct quotations. So the notes were my rescue. Next time, I will work with an efficient gadget for recording.

I am so looking forward to doing this again and again. It is interesting to source for information and carve that information into a readable piece.

Comments

Greengirl's picture

Best Wishes

It is encouraging to know that you overcame the challenges that surfaced in in the course of addressing your first assignment. I bet you'll churn out a great piece!

Best wishes and hugs,
Greengirl

Precious M's picture

Ever Green

Hi Greengirl, I am happy I overcame those challenges. Please read my piece here: http://worldpulse.com/node/74354. Your suggestions are welcome.

Love,
Precious

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Y's picture

I read one time that the

I read one time that the fastest way to make friends is by asking people about their lives. It seems that you have done that quite effectively. I am happy that you are taking your challenges in stride as learning opportunities.
Blessings to you.
Yvette

Yvette

Precious M's picture

You are right

Indeed we make friends when we ask others about their lives. Through this assignment I have added to my circle of friends. Thanks Y for dropping a comment.

Love,
Precious

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