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Interview Tracking Tear-out Sheet


INTERVIEW TRACKING TEAR-OUT SHEET
A. CONTACT INFO
Name (First, Last): _________________________ Job title:_________________________________________
Media Outlet: ____________________ Work Phone: ______________________ Cell:__________________
E-mail: __________________________________ Web site: ________________________________________

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B. DEADLINES
Editorial: _____________________ Photo:______________________ Other: ________________________

C. THE STORY
What’s the story? ___________________________________________________________________________
How are you approaching the story?_____________________________________________________________
What special aspects are you focusing on?_________________________________________________________
Is this part of a larger story? ___________________________________________________________________
Are you talking to anyone else? ________________________________________________________________
What’s triggering the story? ___________________________________________________________________
Street date? ________________________________________________________________________________

D. THE INTERVIEW
How much time do you need? _____________ Two best days/times for the interview? ____________________
In person or a phone? ________________________________________________________________________
If phone: Number to call?__________________ Different time zone? _________________________________
If in person: Interview location? ____________________ Is story for print and Web? ____________________
Is the reporter: Bringing a video camera? ______________ Taking photos? _____________________________
If for TV/radio: Who’s the interviewer? ________ Studio audience?________ Audience questions? _________
Any call ins? _____________ Live or pretaped? ______________ Who else is on the show?________________
Call time?_____________ Make up provided (for TV)? ____________ Any ad/promo tie in? ______________

E. OFFER INFORMATION
Can I send you the: News release? Bio(s)? Photo(s)? Seen our Web site?

F. PHOTO SHOOT
Shoot location?_______________ Two best days/times for the shoot? ____________ Call time? ___________
Photo shoot concept? ________________________ Photogs name, contact, Web site?____________________
Stylist name, contact, Web site? ________________________________________________________________
Make up artist’s name, contact, Web site?_________________________________________________________
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A. STORY TOPIC

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B. NOTES ABOUT THE REPORTER

C. CAUTION(S)

D. CORE CONCEPTS

E. KEY MESSAGES

F. Q&A

G. ACTION ITEMS