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Recording Your Story

Recording Day Checklist

Setting Up Check List
  • Greet participant. If this is an online interview, discuss whether you both would like to use video. Only the audio will be saved.

  • Set up your recording equipment

  • Explain process and plans for sharing the interview

  • Review the interview topics and question list together

  • Turn off cell phones

  • Wear headphones

  • Adjust microphones

  • Ask participant a simple question such as "What would like to do later today?

  • Ensure both of your voices are heard clearly

  • Adjust the mic placement if necessary

  • Finish up by going over consent form, options for sharing, and collecting (or taking) a photo


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