Broadcast Journalist (Multimedia)

A full-time journalism job at BBC (News - W2020) in Dakar, Senegal
Posted 6 October 2017, 11.27am edt

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 new Sports weekly TV programme and innovative digital sport content alongside existing African Sport output.

We are looking for Multimedia Broadcast Journalists with excellent spoken English and French to work in a new Africa Sports Unit and launch new sports video and TV products for African audiences. The successful candidate will need to have excellent knowledge of sport in Africa, global sport, particularly the Premiership and Athletics, and an understanding of what audiences are looking for in digital and social media sports coverage.

All BBC Africa Sport Journalists work across platforms, on a multimedia website with a focus on digital video, text, interactivity and radio and TV services. The Multimedia Journalists will work as part of the editorial/production team in Dakar for BBC Africa Sport and will meet the BBC’s high editorial standards. They will be responsible for the clear and engaging reporting or presentation of the weekly programme. On a daily basis they will report to a Senior Journalist. Shift work will be required which could include early/late shifts, weekends and public holidays.

This job closed on 20 October, 2017 so we’re afraid you can no longer apply for this role.

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