Reporter Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Reporter interview, here are 26 interview questions and answer examples.

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List of 26 Reporter Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    What time of day do you work best?

  2. 2.

    Why did you decide to become a reporter over other writing jobs?

  3. 3.

    How do you work as part of a team?

  4. 4.

    If you could choose just one subject to report on, what would it be?

  5. 5.

    How would you describe your writing style?

  6. 6.

    How are your organizational skills?

  7. 7.

    How do you plan to find new stories to cover?

  8. 8.

    Why did you decide to become a reporter?

  9. 9.

    Why is this job a good fit?

  10. 10.

    What is your favorite story you have ever covered?

  11. 11.

    What is the most difficult story you have ever covered?

  12. 12.

    What are your salary expectations?

  13. 13.

    What are your benefits expectations?

  14. 14.

    Have you progressed in your career as you have expected?

  15. 15.

    What are your career aspirations in the future?

  16. 16.

    How does this position fit into your career plans?

  17. 17.

    What unique qualities can you offer our station/newspaper/website?

  18. 18.

    Why do you want to report on this specific area?

  19. 19.

    What is your experience with social media?

  20. 20.

    What is your experience working with a photographer?

  21. 21.

    What experience do you have making difficult decisions surrounding tragic stories?

  22. 22.

    Do you consider yourself approachable?

  23. 23.

    How do you plan to form relationships with officials in the community?

  24. 24.

    How do you work under pressure?

  25. 25.

    If you could start your career over, what path would you take?

  26. 26.

    What are some techniques you use to evoke emotion from your interviews?