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MLA Guide

This guide contains information to help you cite your sources in MLA format.

Citing an Interview or Podcast

If you listen to an interview or a podcast for an assignment, you will need to cite it. Use the examples in the tabbed boxes below to cite these sources correctly according to MLA.

Personal Interview:

Format: Interviewee. Interview. Conducted by Interviewer, Date of Interview.

Example: Smith, Jane. Interview. Conducted by John Doe, 24 Oct. 2015.

Published Interview:

*Note: for published interviews, follow MLA format for published materials, and add "interview conducted by" or "conducted by" (if 'interview' is understood) as an 'other contributor.' See MLA Style Center: Interviews for more information. 


Website Example: Parikh, Kirit S. "India's Water Crisis: Causes and Cures." Interview conducted by Sonia Lutra. The National Bureau of Asian Research, 12 Aug. 2013,

Citing a Podcast

Format: Host(s), host. "Episode Title." Podcast Name, season number, episode number, Publisher, Publication Date, URL.

Example: Fischer, Jenna and Angela Kinsey, hosts. "Two Weeks." Office Ladies, episode 97, Earwolf Podcast Network, 27 Oct. 2021,