How to Work With the Media: Interview Preparation for Psychologists

Introduction

Health and medical research is one of the most widely reported sources of news in the United States.

At some point in your career, a reporter likely will call for an interview or invite you to appear on a television or radio program. This is an important opportunity for you to let the public know more about your specialty area, latest research finding, or an issue of particular concern to you as a psychologist. You want to accurately represent your area of expertise to the public. Where do you begin?