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Lighting interviews can be a problem: not enough time to set up too much equipment; ugly results, with too much shadow and lots of hot spots.
This article (http://provideocoalition.com/index.php/aadams/story/the_simplest_fastest_interview_lighting_setup–ever/P0/) gives a simple, clearly illustrated, step by step approach to solving these problems.
Although the light sources mentioned in the article are professional, similar results can be obtained with less expensive equipment. It’s the lighting principles illustrated here that are important.