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Senior Journalist, BBC News Content at BBC World Service


Jan 17, 2023
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The BBC World Service is the world’s largest international broadcaster, broadcasting radio and television news, speech and discussions in 29 languages to many parts of the world on analogue and digital shortwave platforms, Internet streaming, podcasting, satellite, FM and MW relays. It was announced in November 2016 that The BBC World Service will start broadcasting in Igbo, Nigerian Pidgin, Yoruba and Amharic among others in its biggest expansion since the 1940s. The World Service reached 210 million people a week (TV, radio and online) on average in 2015. The English-language service broadcasts 24 hours a day.Role Responsibility

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Reporting to the News Editor, you will be responsible for producing content for all output with News Content correspondents, and sometimes working with WS correspondents and reporters in Africa. 
You will act as a point of editorial reference for journalists and correspondents, providing editorial leadership as required. 
You will exercise your editorial judgement, creativity and flair to make original and compelling multimedia content. 
You will also offer ideas for daily output and future diary events, suggesting new angles on existing stories and putting forward stories not yet covered. 

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The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will have a demonstrable background in a senior journalistic role, in field production,  with first class knowledge of news for UK, global and African audiences. A broadcast-level of English, written and spoken, is essential. 

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You will have notable experience of working across multi-platforms such as TV, digital and radio. 
You will have a wide range of contacts in your network.  In addition, you must have evidence of producing high-impact stories for digital, TV and radio. 
You will have a solid understanding of news and current affairs across Sub Saharan Africa, its history, politics, social and cultural issues. A thorough understanding of the latest developments in storytelling is key. 

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