British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Search Reporters

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British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Search Reporters: As part of its new investment in content for Africa, the BBC is launching a new TV and Digital service for children which will explain and help them to make sense of the world they are growing up in. The content will include news stories and features and will tackle issues relevant to young people. We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and creative reporter to join our team and shape BBC Africas coverage for young people.

Application Deadline: 7th January 2018

To Be Taken At (Country): Nairobi, Kenya; Dakar, Senegal; Lagos, Nigeria.

About the Award:

Lagos, Nigeria: As the Lagos Reporter you will work within BBC Africas childrens programming team and will play a crucial role creating engaging, youthful and relevant news and current affairs content from Lagos and the surrounding regions. As well as having fresh, innovative and creative ideas you will also have a clear understanding of how to deliver stories for Africas youth. Additionally youwill deliver content and will be expected to contribute innovative ideas, drive the creative vision and present the content.

Nairobi, Kenya: As the Nairobi Reporter you will work within BBC Africa’s children’s programming team and will play a crucial role creating engaging, youthful and relevant news and current affairs content from Nairobi and the surrounding regions. As well as having fresh, innovative and creative ideas you will also have a clear understanding of how to deliver stories for Africa’s youth. Additionally you will deliver content and will be expected to contribute innovative ideas, drive the creative vision and present the content.

Dakar, Senegal: As the Dakar Reporter you will work within BBC Africa’s children’s programming team and will play a crucial role creating engaging, youthful and relevant news and current affairs content from Dakar and the surrounding regions. As well as having fresh, innovative and creative ideas you will also have a clear understanding of how to deliver stories for Africa’s youth. Additionally you will deliver content and will be expected to contribute innovative ideas, drive the creative vision and present the content.

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Type: Job (Permanent – Full Time)

Eligibility: 

  • As well as the skills and experience stipulated in the job description youwill have a strong journalistic background together with lots of ideas for how to engage children in the news. You must also have agood feel for strong and distinctive stories with experience of producing content for multi-platform outlets
  • For Lagos, Nigeria: A high level of spoken and written English is essential and another Nigerian language would be advantageous.
  • For Nairobi, Kenya: A high level spoken and written English and Swahili is essential.
  • For Dakar, Senegal: A high level spoken and written English and French is essential.

Number of Awards: Not specified

How to Apply:

Visit the Lagos Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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