Q. How do you cite and reference a source when you have a live interview with them?

Answer

To cite a personal interview:

  • The interview is cited in-text only.
  • It is not included in the References page.
  • This is because the reader is not able to retrieve the interview information as with a book, article or website.
Compose an in-text citation for the interview using the following format: 
First Initial and Last Name (personal communication, Month Date, year).
Example:
R. Jones (personal communication, June 29, 2016).
To see examples, visit the APA Help page and click on the References & In-text Citation Examples.
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  • Last Updated Jan 30, 2018
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