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Melba Tolliver: Award Winning Journalist and Accidental Anchorwoman

  • 27 Nov 2021
  • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Virtual via Zoom meeting
  • 14

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GLVWG

Afternoon Workshop


Melba Tolliver:


Workshop: Interview an Expert - Interview a Celebrity.


  • An author interviewing an expert to gain verisimilitude for a scene
  • A journalist interviewing a celebrity for an article.

Two very different interviews with different goals and techniques.

Two lucky attendees will get to conduct these interviews! Practice!


RECOMMENDED READING:

An example of an excellent Q&A promotional interview conducted by former GLVWG president Tammy Burke. HERE


REGISTER HERE FOR INTERVIEWING WORKSHOP



About Melba Tolliver:

Her writing has appeared in the newspapers Akron Beacon Journal, Amsterdam News, USA Today; the magazines Black Sports World, Good Housekeeping, Unique NY, Networking. A longtime broadcast journalist she has written news and features for ABC, WABC, WNBC, News 12 Long Island and the Food Channel. She has served as writer-in-residence at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY; Howard R. Marsh Visiting Professor of Journalism, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; journalism teacher, College of Old Westbury, NY. Her honors include NEH Fellowship, University of Michigan; NY Urban League’s John B. Russwurm award; NY Association of Black Journalists’ Lifetime Achievement award; NY Women in Communication’s Matrix award; Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Molloy College, NY.


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Date: Afternoon Program, Nov 27,

INTERVIEWING WORKSHOP

Time: 1:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Zoom meeting link and password will be sent when you register.

Member Free

Non-member: $15


REGISTER HERE FOR INTERVIEWING WORKSHOP


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