Expert Interview Advice from David A. Fahrenthold

Presented at ONA17
October 5, 2017
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David A. Fahrenthold will walk through how he mixed good ol’ shoe leather reporting and social media to write some of the most impactful stories of the 2016 presidential campaign, for which he won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. Get a deep dive into interview techniques: How do you find new sources to talk to? How do you know when to leave the room? How do you balance talking with someone and doing a document dive? How do you prepare for the expected and unexpected? How do you know when you got “it”?


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