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The Art of Interviewing with Legendary SportcasterThe Art ofINTERVIEWINGwith Legendary Sportscaster
The Art of Interviewing with Legendary SportcasterThe Art ofINTERVIEWINGwith Legendary Sportscaster
Dan Patrick

Credits: ESPN / The Dan Patrick Show / CNN / World Series / NBA Finals / Winter Olympics

Course Details

  Key Topics

This course gives students a comprehensive look at what makes a successful interview – from the importance of research to the art of asking good questions. You’ll learn how to find interview opportunities and build strategies to deal with difficult subjects.


1 Course

  Available Start Dates

Aug 5, Sep 2, Sep 30 (6 weeks, 100% online)

Cost to Enroll


Payment plans available

NOTE: This course is taught by industry professional(s) and is not included within Full Sail University’s scope of accreditation. No course credits are available for this course.

About This Course

In this course, legendary sportscaster Dan Patrick will take you through strategies for asking compelling questions, conducting a successful interview, and finding subjects that match your skills. Dan has built an inspiring four-decade career across the industry as a sportscaster and reporter on The Dan Patrick Show and SportsCenter’s Sunday Conversation on ESPN. He also has a wide range of experience going in-depth with personalities like Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Reggie Jackson, and Bill Murray.

What You'll Learn

  • How to ask compelling questions in a variety of interview formats
  • The importance of re-interview research and goal-setting, as well as how to prepare your workspace
  • Techniques and strategies to deal with difficult interviews
  • How to find someone to interview and select the right subject

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Meet Your Instructor

Dan Patrick

Legendary Sportscaster

In addition to hosting The Dan Patrick Show, Dan Patrick has appeared on SportsCenter’s Sunday Conversation on ESPN, where he conducted in-depth interviews with sports personalities including Michael Jordan, Mark McGwire, Barry Sanders, Wayne Gretzky, Larry Bird, Reggie Jackson, and Bill Murray. At CNN, he was a sports anchor and reporter covering some of the most-watched sporting events, from the World Series to the NBA Finals and the Winter Olympics. In 1997, he received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Dayton in Ohio, and he is a member of both the Radio Hall of Fame and National Sports Media Association Hall of Fame.

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"No matter what you do in life, knowing how to ask good questions - the right questions - can open doors you never imagined."

Course Outline

Who This Is For

Those looking for a career in sportscasting, reporting, journalism, and more who are looking to hone their interview skills and get comfortable asking questions.

  • Hosts
  • Co-Hosts
  • Scriptwriters
  • Reporters
  • Sports Journalists
  • On-Air Personalities
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About Full Sail DC3

Full Sail DC3 is a dynamic, short-form education platform that offers online courses. With the values and benefits of Full Sail University, DC3 is backed by over 45 years of experience in entertainment media and emerging technology, as well as more than a decade of experience delivering compelling online education.

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Why Choose Full Sail DC3?

  • 45 Years of Experience

    Built by Full Sail University, using everything we’ve learned in 45+ years of offering hands-on, project-based degrees for the world of entertainment media and emerging technologies.

  • Innovative Original Courses

    Full Sail DC3 features original content built around what you want to learn.

  • Curriculum Designed in Collaboration with Industry Leaders

    All Full Sail DC3 curriculum is created in collaboration with people who’ve done the work and know the subject - from sportscasting to audio engineering.

  • Real-Time Access to Educators

    As a Full Sail DC3 student, you’ll be able to ask questions and get feedback on your work so you can improve and build your skills.

  • University-Level Support

    Full Sail DC3 students have access to many of the same support systems that drive Full Sail - from digital resources to Full Sail One, our university community platform.

  • Flexible Learning Paths

    We built Full Sail DC3 to give you the freedom to choose your learning path - take a single course to learn a new skill, or take multiple courses to build your capabilities - it’s up to you.

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