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How do I cite a personal interview in MLA or APA format?

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MLA

The MLA citation for a personal interview should follow this format:

Last name, First name. Personal interview. Date of interview.

Mars, Bruno. Personal interview. 5 June 2014.

APA

APA does not require you to list a personal interview in your References list.  All you need to do is include a parenthetical citation in the body of the paper using this format:

(First Initial. Last name, personal communication, date of interview).
(B. Mars, personal communication, June 10, 2014).

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