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  • Posted: Jun 2, 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 broa...
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    Video Journalist

    Job Purpose

    • World Service Languages is undergoing a restructuring programme which this role is included within. Therefore this role is only open to those who are substantively employed in World Service Languages, and those who are at risk of redundancy in other areas. Please only apply if your substantive role is within World Service Languages. Applications from candidates not at risk of redundancy from outside of World Service Languages will not be considered. As this is being advertised on a closed basis, priority consideration to those at risk of redundancy will not apply.
    • BBC World Service is an international multimedia broadcaster, part of BBC News, delivering a wide range of language and regional services and working increasingly with other parts of BBC News to serve global audiences.
    • We’re looking for people who are full of ideas and have a real passion for news. We want people who have enthusiasm for all things digital and storytelling.

    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

    • Create content for a variety of broadcast and digital media platforms, in multiple formats including audio and video.
    • Use your knowledge of the digital media market to produce interesting news content for our website and social media platforms.
    • Ensure the highest quality content is created for our audiences and conforms to BBC Values and editorial standards.

    Knowledge, Skills, Training & Experience

    • Knowledge of African stories and trends affecting African audiences , as well as the changing needs of these audiences
    • Demonstrable knowledge in a journalistic background is essential.
    • Experience of digital newsgathering, original journalism, using various cameras and filing video from the field is important.
    • Track record of filming and editing high quality video content, with knowledge of working with Final Cut Pro and other tools and applications as required.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to BBC World Service on to apply

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