This is part of a series on helping scientists effectively work with journalists. The first installment covers what scientists and science communicators should consider before an interview. To read the rest of the series, along with a handy checklist for conducting media interviews, buy the ebook on Amazon or a get a complementary copy when you support this work on Patreon.
This installment, now a chapter in a new ebook, covers the ins and outs of conducting a media interview, including best practices for handling jargon and how to emphasize key points in ways that help journalists do their jobs.
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Aaron Huertas is a science communicator and public relations professional who lives in Washington, DC.