Interviews can fall into several different categories: personal; published in a book or periodical; published on a website; recorded on audiovisual media; or broadcast on radio, television or the Internet. Use the format shown below to start your citation, then find the appropriate format (Book, Journal, Website, etc.) in this guide to finish the publication or broadcast information. For a personal interview, you only need to give the name of the person interviewed, the type of interview (personal, telephone, etc.), and the date. Square brackets indicate appropriate information to include if given.
(Person Interviewed Surname)
Person Interviewed Surname, First Name. [Interview or "Interview Title."]
[Publication Title] [By Interviewer Name]. [Publication or Broadcast
Information]. Date of Interview. Format.
Example (Personal Interview)
Grossman, Gael. Personal Interview. 23 Mar. 2005.
Example (Broadcast Interview)
Breslin, Jimmy. Interview by Neal Conan. Talk of the Nation. Natl. Public Radio.
WBUR, Boston. 26 Mar. 2002. Radio.
Example (Published Interview)
Lansbury, Angela. Interview. Off-Camera: Conversations with the Makers of
Prime-Time Television. By Richard Levinson and William Link. New
York: Plume-NAL,1986. 72-86. Print.