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  • Posted: May 15, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • BBC Monitoring enables you to keep track of broadcast, press and social media sources in multiple languages from over 150 countries worldwide. We filter, translate and report breaking news, media behaviours and emerging trends with direct insight from local sources. Keep your ear to the ground around the clock, even in hard-to-reach places. Our round-the-clo...
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    Digital Journalist

     

    Role Responsibility

    • To produce engaging content in a range of different formats, on insight gained through monitoring TV, radio, newspapers and social media in the target area
    • To come up with new, original and creative ways of telling stories and think of the best ways to integrate images (including video), graphics and data into BBCM’s products in order to have a powerful visual impact
    • Ensure all output produced adheres to the highest journalistic standards and is consistent with BBC editorial guidelines
    • Actively seek feedback from BBCM’s users; work with the Editorial Leads/Senior Digital Journalists and the rest of the team to interpret this and respond in a timely manner
    • Come up with original ideas and creative treatments for ongoing and emerging narratives, including data-driven products and multimedia elements
    • Feed in to the global news agenda by leading editorial operations as required
    • Continually develop expert knowledge of all media types (including social media) in the coverage area, ensuring that this source context features in output

    Are you the right candidate?

    • An excellent level of spoken and written English
    • Complete fluency in Portuguese OR French
    • Excellent monitoring and editing skills, with ability to deliver output that maintains highest journalistic standards and is consistent with BBC editorial guidelines
    • Experience in generating and developing original story ideas and new products/services that capture and highlight emerging trends
    • Proven ability to drive the editorial agenda and shape day-to-day coverage, identifying new ways to deliver engaging, insightful content to all BBCM’s users
    • A thorough knowledge and understanding of the news and current affairs of sub-Saharan Africa
    • An interest in international news and media developments globally

    Package Description

    Contract: Permanent – Full time

    Local terms and conditions apply

    BBC Monitoring (BBCM) provides news and information based on our monitoring of open source media from over 150 countries in more than 70 languages. It is an important part of the BBC’s news gathering operation, with journalists based in the UK and in international bureau, and provides content for a range of BBC platforms.

    Our extensive operation enables us to provide insightful and reliable coverage of political, economic, security and media news.

    Our round-the-clock monitoring of TV, radio, press, digital media and news agencies is also provided to a wide range of users, including commercial clients.

    Role Responsibility

    • To produce engaging content in a range of different formats, on insight gained through monitoring TV, radio, newspapers and social media in the target area
    • To come up with new, original and creative ways of telling stories and think of the best ways to integrate images (including video), graphics and data into BBCM’s products in order to have a powerful visual impact
    • Ensure all output produced adheres to the highest journalistic standards and is consistent with BBC editorial guidelines
    • Actively seek feedback from BBCM’s users; work with the Editorial Leads/Senior Digital Journalists and the rest of the team to interpret this and respond in a timely manner
    • Come up with original ideas and creative treatments for ongoing and emerging narratives, including data-driven products and multimedia elements
    • Feed in to the global news agenda by leading editorial operations as required
    • Continually develop expert knowledge of all media types (including social media) in the coverage area, ensuring that this source context features in output

    Are you the right candidate?

    • An excellent level of spoken and written English
    • Complete fluency in Portuguese OR French
    • Excellent monitoring and editing skills, with ability to deliver output that maintains highest journalistic standards and is consistent with BBC editorial guidelines
    • Experience in generating and developing original story ideas and new products/services that capture and highlight emerging trends
    • Proven ability to drive the editorial agenda and shape day-to-day coverage, identifying new ways to deliver engaging, insightful content to all BBCM’s users
    • A thorough knowledge and understanding of the news and current affairs of sub-Saharan Africa
    • An interest in international news and media developments globally

    Package Description

    Contract: Permanent – Full time

    Local terms and conditions apply

    Location: Nairobi

     

    Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in Kenya.

    Location: Nairobi

     

    Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in Kenya.

     

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to BBC Monitoring on careerssearch.bbc.co.uk to apply
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