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In your opinion, what is the most influential form of media today?

"I feel that the most influential form of media today is social media and online content. As a whole, the human race wants fast, easy to consume, entertainment news. Our rate of consumption is unprecedented, and the fastest way to access it is through online content sharing."

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30 Media Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. In your opinion, what is the most influential form of media today?

  • 2. Of all the media solutions we provide at Company ABC, which do you know the best?

  • 3. Walk me through your experience in the television and/or radio industry.

  • 4. What are your 3 favorite forms of entertainment?

  • 5. If Company ABC hired you today, what would you accomplish first?

  • 6. What are your career goals in the next 3-5 years with Company ABC?

  • 7. The media industry is fast moving and ever-changing. How do you stay on top of changes and trends?

  • 8. What are your thoughts on the way media is rated for the public (IE: PG, 14A, NR, Mature)?

  • 9. In your opinion, what is the future of local radio?

  • 10. How do you think that online media has changed traditional print and broadcast media approaches in the past 10 years?

  • 11. Market research is important to Company ABC in order to help us understand where to take our business in the years to come. Rate your research skills from 1-10. Do you enjoy conducting research?

  • 12. Do you prefer to be behind the scenes or in the limelight?

  • 13. What is your favorite publication, and why?

  • 14. Do you feel performance should be rewarded over experience?

  • 15. What are your salary expectations?

  • 16. Tell me about an organization or group outside of work that you contributed to.

  • 17. What accomplishment do you believe was the most difficult for you to achieve?

  • 18. Tell me about a time when you, or a group that you were a part of, were in danger of missing a deadline. What did you do?

  • 19. When you suffer a setback, how does that emotionally affect you and your work?

  • 20. The media industry is all about communication. At Company ABC, strong communication is at the forefront of what we do. How would you describe your communication skills? Rate your communication skills from 1-10.

  • 21. Tell me about your experiences giving presentations in front of large groups.

  • 22. Tell me about an error or mistake you made because of a breakdown in communication from you or one of your team members.

  • 23. What do you know about our company culture?

  • 24. What work situations excite and motivate you?

  • 25. How would you describe your relationship with your customers or clients?

  • 26. Outside of work, what type of creative activities do you like to pursue?

  • 27. How often do you take work home with you?

  • 28. How do you determine priorities when you have multiple projects due?

  • 29. What is your greatest weakness?

  • 30. Why do you think you will be successful in this role?