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CBC's Adrian Harewood speaks at the 613U launch event. Photo: Ming Wu/Apt613.

Next in the 613U workshop series: Interview Skills with CBC’s Adrian Harewood—07.11.17 at Impact Hub Ottawa

By Apt613 Caretaker on July 5, 2017


Ever tune to the radio, a podcast or a TV news show and just get completely captivated by an interview?

How does someone tell stories that way? How do you get people to open up and share their most personal stories? Or, on a completely different level, how do you demand accountability from public office holders without seeming to aggressive or confrontational as a reporter or citizen blogger?

How do you know what questions to ask and what to listen for? These are all questions that form the topic of our next 613u workshop.

CBC's Adrian Harewood. Photo by Ming Wu.

CBC’s Adrian Harewood. Photo by Ming Wu.

CBC journalist and broadcaster Adrian Harewood joins us on July 11 for a free hands-on session on interview skills. Whether you’re interviewing a city councillor about perceived conflicts of interests or just chatting with your neighbour about their prize-winning flowers, Harewood will share his tips for getting the best interview from your subject.

We expect this workshop to fill up fast so please register ASAP. Bring your laptop, tablet, or old fashion pen and paper and join us!

HuffPost Canada’s Ottawa bureau chief (and Apt613 co-founder) Althia Raj is organizing the workshop. If there’s something in particular you would like to see covered at this workshop. Please drop her line before July 7: <>.

This 613u workshop is happening on Tuesday July 11, 2017 from 7–8:30pm at Impact Hub Ottawa (123 Slater Street). Registration is free with RSVP. To learn more about 613u visit There you’ll find new online courses and can subscribe for email announcements about 613u events. These workshops are presented in part through the generous support of the Fulbright Canada Community Leadership Program.