Art of the interview

  • Event: 2016 Salt Lake City Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Judy Fahys of InsideClimate News; Howard Berkes of NPR
  • Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 28 at 2:00pm
  • Location: Room 101
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Learn strategies to prep for interviews, approach sources, handle tough situations, navigate ethical trouble-spots and more.

Speaker Bios

  • Howard Berkes is a retired investigations correspondent with 38 years at NPR. He's garnered 4 IRE awards, including an IRE medal, for stories on workplace & coal mine safety, & a "race to the bottom" in state workers' comp laws. Berkes also earned more than 40 journalism awards for breaking news, and investigative, science, sports, health & business reporting. And he's covered 8 Olympic Games. He was a 1998 Nieman Fellow at Harvard & has an unhealthy addiction to sweet tea & BBQ. @hberkes

  • Judy will join ICN as its new Mountain West Regional Reporter, beginning in September, focusing climate change, energy, water and public lands in the West. She covered the same issues at NPR Utah/KUER for five years. Previously, she worked in newspapers on the politics, business and environment beats in Utah and as a correspondent on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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