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whew!!Done with Module 1

Before the interview I wasn’t nervous but I think, I was rather clueless-the sort of inexperienced clueless. Mind you I had read Module 1 especially Section 1-5 t0 1-6 over and over again but I wasn’t just sure where to start, and how to continue .But then I remembered how a certain writer carried herself and the questions she asked me when she wanted to write my profile and I took heart.

During the interview, it was amazing how question would pop up from her answers and that’s what I think I really did well-the continuity part in search of clarification.I think i did great,its actually the first time I've interviewed someone.

Next time I hope to work on my time, it took longer than I planned may be because I had so many questions to ask I was not that focused.


Nechesa's picture

I agree.

I think the more focused we become during the interview, the easier our job will be in writing the article. I learned that first hand.

I interviewed Barbara twice. The first time, I wasn't clear on what my objective was and it showed when I tried to write the article. During my follow-up interview, I was clear on what Information I needed and as a result, it filled the holes in my article really well.

I'm ready to do it again! I just wish I had more time.


Tara Celentano's picture

Good job!!


The article looks great! I think you did a fantastic job for your first time interviewing. Next time, if you have any questions or are nervous about some aspect of the story, you can always e-mail me with questions and I will give you guidance!

TinaN's picture

Nechesa next time we sure

Nechesa next time we sure gonna do a good job,Thank you Tara,i feel like a professional already

JOYOUS's picture


Hi Tina: I was inspired by your writing and Doreen's work. I can see why it was so important to you to have her as one of your first interviews. I felt your passion and am excited about what you will uncover in your next assignment. You did a great job!

Make it a "JOYOUS" Day!

SanPatagonia's picture


... you've sent me to the past, to my first interview as a journalist! I was so nervous and yet so eager to make "all the right questions"!!!

In the end, it's like playing the piano - you follow the music sheet but you also put passion into it... and then, out of nowhere, like magic, you end up playing your own music.

So... keep on playing!


Be a voice, tell a story, start the fire. | Sé una voz, cuenta una historia, enciende el fuego.

TinaN's picture

Thank you Beatrice, San yes

Thank you Beatrice,
San yes it was so hard at first,but eventually something came up

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