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Chicago Citation Style, 17th Edition

A University of Lethbridge Library guide to Chicago Manual of Style citations.

Interview or Personal Communication (14.211-14.214)

Example 1 – Published or Broadcast Interview

N:         1. Charles Pachter, interview by Carol Off, As It Happens, CBC Radio One, February 24, 2015.

B:   Pachter, Charles. As It Happens. By Carol Off. CBC Radio One, February 24, 2015.


Example 2 – Unpublished Interview

N:         1. Jean-Luc Picard (captain, USS Enterprise), in discussion with the author, October 2352.


Example 3 – Email

N:         1. Charles Montgomery Burns, e-mail message to author, April 5, 2014.


NOTE: Unpublished interviews and personal communications are typically only cited in notes; they are not given a bibliography entry.