Interviewing is a vital skill for any journalist. It is one of the most important ways to gather information and create content for a story. Good interview technique requires practice so don't expect to master it immediately. The next few pages should give you a reasonable understanding of how interviews work, what to do and what not to do.
This tutorial is suitable for any type of interview situation but has a slight emphasis on video/television interviews.
Next page: Interview Questions
See also: Television Interviews - Production Guide