BBC World Service recruitment for Journalists in Nigeria

The BBC World Service is the world’s largest international broadcaster,
broadcasting radio and television news, speech and discussions in 29
languages to many parts of the world on analogue and digital shortwave
platforms, internet streaming, podcasting, satellite, FM and MW relays.
BBC World Service is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Journalist
Location:
Nigeria
Job Summary

  • BBC Hausa Service is looking for tenacious, committed and
    experienced broadcast or digital journalists to join its Journalism
    Talent Pool. We are offering a fantastic opportunity to receive training
    and development in broadcast and digital journalism skills. On
    completion of the training successful candidates will be considered for
    ad hoc shifts at our BBC Abuja and Accra Bureaux.

Job Requirements

  • We are looking for journalists with previous newsroom experience.
  • The right applicants will have a good contacts book and understand how it may be applied to news output.
  • You will need to be available for training, have a base within
    one hour of either city and have good availability that will enable you
    to work across the various shifts we have during the week.
  • A willingness to work night shifts is essential.
  • You will demonstrate a passion for and knowledge of our
    programmes and for digital and social media, and be able to help reach
    new audiences through the insights gained from your own life
    experiences.
  • Your Hausa language skills must be of the highest order with a
    thorough knowledge of Hausa orthography and you will also have an
    excellent command of English.
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a copy of their CV’s and
a paragraph explaining why you would like to apply to the scheme to: westafrica.recruitment@bbc.co.uk

Application Deadline  31st August, 2016.

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