The BBC is an international multimedia broadcaster on radio, TV, online and social networks with a weekly global audience of 320 million. As part of an historic and exciting expansion of BBC Africa, the BBC World Service is launching a range of programmes and digital content that will go beyond the hard news agenda to cover Health and Lifestyle alongside other African content.
We are looking for a Senior Multimedia Broadcast Journalist with excellent spoken English and preferably also Swahili to work in a new Africa Health Unit delivering a weekly TV programme and original digital video content for African audiences. The successful candidate will need to have excellent knowledge of Africa and an understanding of what audiences are looking for in digital and social media content. They will have significant editorial responsibility and will be expected to plan, drive the creative vision and output the weekly TV show. They must demonstrate strong editorial judgement and solid journalistic skills. They will be able to write creatively, accurately and succinctly, and understand how to find and generate original and engaging stories that can work across all platforms. You will be adept at planning and producing video and TV packages, desk top editing, producing graphics, and arranging for guests to appear on our output.
The job will require ambition, imagination and a large degree of initiative with the high editorial, journalism and production values expected by the BBC.
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