How to cite an interview in APA style

The format of an APA interview citation depends on whether the source is a published interview or an interview you conducted yourself.

Personal interviews that can’t be retrieved by the reader shouldn’t be included in an APA reference list. Instead, cite the interview as a personal communication in the text.

According to the CEO, the company’s communications strategy is moving in a different direction (B. Jones, personal communication, January 22, 2020).

If the interview was published in a retrievable source (e.g. a website, journal, newspaper or book), follow the usual citation format for that type of source.

You can use Scribbr’s free APA Citation Generator to create in-text citations and reference list entries for different source types.

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