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Chicago Style: Basics

This guide is intended to help you cite sources in Chicago style, avoid plagiarism, learn what Chicago style is and includes, find examples of Chicago style, lead you to campus resources that can help you cite sources in Chicago, and more.


Interview Published in a Journal

​Reference List Format:

IntervieweeLastName, IntervieweeFirstName. Year. "Title of Interview." Interview by InterviewerFirstName InterviewerLastName. Source, Date. URL or page(s).

For Example:

Angula, Nahas. 2017. "The Pan-African Institute for the Study of African Society: an interview with Nahas Angula." Interview by Itibari M. Zulu, Journal of Pan African Studies 10, no. 1 (March 2017): 279, EBSCOhost.

Corresponding In-Text Citation:

(Angula 2016) 

See notes ¹, ²


Broadcast Interview available on Website

​Reference List Format:

IntervieweeLastName, IntervieweeFirstName. Year. "Title of Interview." Interview by InterviewerFirstName InterviewerLastName. Source, Date. URL.

For Example:

Springsteen, Bruce. 2016. "Watch: Bruce Springsteen, our complete interview." Interview by Jeffrey Brown. PBS NewsHour, December 20, 2016. 

Corresponding In-Text Citation:

(Springsteen 2016) 


¹ For more information on interviews, see the Interviews and Personal Communications section of the CMOS.

² The Citation Quick Guide section on Interviews used this format of shortened citations.