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14 Jan 2021

Part-Time Vacancy for a Journalist at BBC Pidgin

BBC – Posted by Isaac Onas Lagos

Job Description

The BBC World Service is embarking on an exciting journey with unexampled investment in digital content for the African continent and your role is going to be vital in meeting our ambitions. At BBC, we have a tendency to believe our mission is to tell, educate and connect the audiences from continent to the remainder of the globe.

By connection, you may be a part of the new team, together with Yoruba and Igbo, which can serve our audiences in Federal Republic of Nigeria and geographic region. you may be primarily based in metropolis, operating aboard our operation in national capital from wherever the BBC presently produces its Hausa service output. there’s a robust stress on reaching and connecting with young audiences.

We are currently trying to find 2 artistic and versatile journalists UN agency square measure burning evangelists of digital storytelling. These square measure fastened term contracts for twelve months.

Main Responsibilities
We are trying to find 2 artistic and skilled journalists with a superb understanding of what makes good digital journalism. during this role you may work creatively across all digital platforms – audio, video and text – to confirm that the artificial language service output develops and grows a particular character and standing in its topographic point. On a daily, you may interact actively with the audience guaranteeing consistency of output and ensuring it conforms to our editorial standards. you may even be needed to try to to some field reportage.

Are you the proper candidate?
The thriving candidate can have demonstrable print media expertise, ideally in a very digital newsroom atmosphere. you may be ready to communicate to a broadcast-level normal of artificial language and English (written and spoken). you may have expertise of delivering artistic output on-line platforms. information of native, regional and international news and current affairs is important. you may have information of and up to date expertise of living within the topographic point, together with a decent understanding of the complexities of Federal Republic of Nigeria. Ability to figure struggling and to react to breaking news is very important.

About the BBC
We don’t focus merely on what we have a tendency to do – we have a tendency to additionally care however we have a tendency to have intercourse. Our values and therefore the approach we have a tendency to behave square measure necessary to America. Please certify you’ve examine our values and behaviours within the document connected below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. we’ve got a operating atmosphere wherever we have a tendency to price and respect each individual’s distinctive contribution, enabling all of our staff to thrive and deliver the goods their full potential.

We want to draw in the broadest vary of gifted individuals to be a part of the BBC – whether or not that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide selection of non-production roles. The a lot of various our men, the higher ready we have a tendency to square measure to retort to and mirror our audiences all told their diversity.

We square measure committed to equality of chance and welcome applications from people, no matter age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, individuality, socio-economic background, faith and/or belief. we’ll think about versatile operating requests for all roles, unless operational needs forestall otherwise.

To find out a lot of concerning Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

Package Description
Contract: 2 x fastened term contracts for twelve months (local terms and conditions apply)

Job Categories: Journalism. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: More than ₦100,000.

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