The BBC is the leading international broadcaster in Africa reaching a weekly audience of more than 90 million on Radio, TV, Mobile and Social Media. This role will expect you to research, report, write, translate, edit or adapt stories or programme material; to find interesting contributors and interviewees, as well as other sources of material and/or actuality. You will perform at the microphone with or without a script, conduct interviews, chair discussions and act as a participant in other productions. You’ll be responsible for a moving story, amending and updating materials as required, be able to freshen a story, be responsible for thinking through and around editorial problems and developing realistic alternative strategies and approached. This position will need you to liaise closely with other team members and with contributors, reporters and stringers, along with collaborating constructively with colleagues in BBC Africa whether in London or abroad, and to advise other parts of the BBC on target area affairs. You will also be responsible for studio production of live and pre-recorded difficulties, coupled with filing TV reports in Hausa and English.
DEADLINE: January 29, 2017
BBC WORLD SERVICE
DATE PUBLISHED: WEDNESDAY 25TH JANUARY, 2017