The BBC is the world’s leading public service broadcaster. Funded primarily through the television licence fee, the BBC provides audiences in the UK with high quality and distinctive services across television, radio and online. It informs, educates and entertains - wherever you are, whatever your age The BBC maintains a number of separate ventures across the world some of which help fund it’s public services. BBC World Service, BBC World News, BBC Worldwide and BBC Monitoring are some of the ways people might encounter it’s services internationally.
The BBC’s Africa Hub is looking for a creative journalist aware of the emerging and unreported stories about African women.
We have an exciting opportunity to create new forms of digital storytelling and journalism that reaches 111 million people in Africa. As a Women Affairs Journalist you will join a new multi-disciplinary digital team in Nairobi made up of news gatherers, data journalists, software developers and social media specialists who will be working with journalists working across 12 language services (English, Amharic , Tigrinya, Afaan Oromo, Swahili, Somali, French, Great Lakes , Pidgin, Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa)
BBC Africa aims to make, explain and connect African and global stories by providing a unique insight into the main stories of the day in original formats. The African service digital offer consists of websites, mobile sites and Social Media with all services providing multimedia content in text, video, interactive and audio for radio, online, TV, mobile and social media platforms.
Join a new African digital innovation team of multitalented journalists with the mandate to innovate and influence the next generation of African women.
As a Women Affairs Journalist you will:
continuing (permanent) contract
Local terms and conditions apply
In an exciting new initiative, BBC Africa is working with new broadcast partners to co-produce a lively, weekly programme for Kenyan audiences.
This purpose of this role is to lead a new Africa Unit and launch the new TV programme and digital products for African and in particular Kenyan audiences. The post holder will have excellent knowledge of news in Kenya, pan- African news, global news and an understanding of what audiences are looking for in digital and social media news coverage as well as a real nose for original, creative journalism. The role will work closely with BBC African News Editor and news specialists across the BBC, both domestic and in global news outlets.
The Ideal Candidate
Department: BBC Africa
Reports to: Senior Partnerships & Production Manager
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