The Art of the Interview

Helen Osborne, MEd, OTR/L | Salon 3

President, Health Literacy Consulting



Want to add more pizazz to your presentations? One great way is by interviewing others. Whether you interview others onstage or record a conversation to be aired later, this interactive format not only amplifies your message but also engages the audience. You get to have a great time, too.

What skills do you need to be an interviewer? How do you find great guests? What to do before, during and after the interview? How much time does all this take? And what about making money? Bring your questions and join this pre-conference workshop about the art of the interview.

Helen Osborne not only is a long-time health literacy consultant but also an experienced and enthusiastic interviewer. This includes recording more than 125 interviews for her podcast series, Health Literacy Out Loud. Helen has learned a lot over the years and is more enthusiastic than ever about the benefits of interviewing. Here’s a link to Helen’s interviews with those “in the know” about health literacy,


Learning objectives:

  • Know what it takes to produce meaningful interviews.
  • Learn about and practice interviewing skills.
  • Consider ways to use interviews in your setting.



Improving communication