Journalist Reporter Job (Kampala) -BBC World Service

Job Title:   Journalist Reporter – Kampala

Organisation: BBC World Service

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

BBC World Service is an international multimedia broadcaster, part of BBC News, delivering a wide range of language and regional services and working increasingly with other parts of BBC News to serve global audiences.

Job Summary:  We’re looking for people who are full of ideas and have a real passion for news. We want people who have enthusiasm for all things digital and storytelling. We are now looking for a Journalist Reporter to be based in Kampala , Uganda to join our Swahili Service team on a continuous contract.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The BBC Journalist Reporter will be responsible for originating and producing stories and presenting content across a range of BBC output.
  • You will be generating exciting ideas and original newsgathering, writing interesting and well-explained reports and more thoughtful, analytical pieces for publication.
  • Being ready to alert editors to breaking news you will be able to file accurate, on-the-spot reports and present, as soon as possible.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate will have experience of live broadcasting including live breaking news with a good on-screen presence, self-assured microphone voice and ability to communicate effectively to our target audience.
  • Experience of digital newsgathering and original journalism
  • The successful candidate will have a full command of Swahili (written and spoken) and a broadcast-standard of English. Demonstrable knowledge in a journalistic background is essential.
  • You will have a knowledge of and aptitude for using multimedia technology and be able to demonstrate balanced and impartial judgement.
  • As a Journalist Reporter you will be able to demonstrable interest in new media which will include knowledge of how to maximise a story for digital, reporting experience and proven skills in generating original newsgathering.

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the BBC World Service in this capacity should apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 10th April 2023

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