Frequently Asked Questions About Working With the Media
What will happen if I turn down an interview?
It's okay; others will call
Will I receive questions in advance?
What is meant by "off the record"?
No such thing.
What should I say if I'm asked something about which I'm unfamiliar?
"I don't know."
Will I get to review a story before it appears in print?
Probably not, but you can offer to review.
What should I do if I am misquoted?
Ask for a correction if it's serious.
How much time will I have in my radio or television interview to get my point across?
Figure on no more than 30 seconds.
What should I wear to a television interview?
Simple, conservative clothing in dark or solid colors, simple makeup, no tinted glasses.