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Melissa Vidmar
Communications and Marketing Manager


  1. When the phone rings
  2. When the interview starts
  3. Get the facts right
  4. A credible source
  5. After it's over 
  6. Preparing for a television interview
  7. Gestures, facial expression, posture
  8. Dress and grooming for appearance

Don't forget to mention the department! The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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