Katie Couric: How to conduct a good interview

Good interview techniques from Katie Couric:

  • Be a gracious host.
  • Conduct the interview with warm and welcome body language.
  • Calibrate your tone of voice appropriately for the interview.
  • Be empathetic.
  • Explain what you can in the body of your question without saying too much.
  • Don’t ask “yes” or “no” questions.
  • Know the interviewees responses from other interviews they’ve done to help with follow-up questions.
  • Use questions as a template and be able to go off in a different direction.
  • Try to learn about who you are interviewing before the interview.
  • Don’t forget about your audience.
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