number in the order it appears on the tape. Check
for acceptable audio, video and picture
s Be certain your topic does not violate security or
the policies stated in PA Regs. Your interview
must not be libelous, violate host country
sensitivities (if you are assigned overseas) or
breach an individuals privacy.
. Make sure audio levels match at edit points.
c Protect the credibility of the interviewee. Since
it is possible for you to delete, add or rearrange
words, sounds, sentences and entire paragraphs
while editing the interview, be especially careful
not to change the meaning of what the inter-
viewee has said.
. Make a final check of the finished product before
you give it to your supervisor. Examine the
content. Does the interview tell the story? Are the
questions answered? Is it concise and inter-
esting? Is it factual? Check the technical quality
of the final product for clean edits and good audio