BBC Afrique recrute 01 Journaliste Multimedia Broadcast
Multimedia Broadcast Journalist, BBC Afrique
BBC Afrique broadcasts on radio and online via www.bbcafrique.com to Africa from London, England and Dakar, Senegal. Our output is varied with a strong emphasis on regional and international current affairs. From covering breaking news, sport, arts, business, features and challenging decision makers to discussing the issues that affect the daily lives of Africans, our daily programmes are delivered across a range of platforms.
As a Multimedia Broadcast Journalist, you’ll play a key role in enhancing our multimedia offering and making us the centre of excellence for all things Francophone African within the BBC.
Based in our Dakar Bureau, you’ll be involved in all aspects of multimedia journalism including: presenting, writing, translating and adapting material swiftly and accurately into French, in a style suited to radio, television, online and mobile journalism; you will also conduct interviews and reports. As well as originating, researching, producing and presenting items, packages and interviews, you will also provide discussions, complete programmes, background, analysis and features for a range of media formats.
The Ideal Candidate
With French as first (or equivalent) language and complete comprehension of written and spoken English, you’ll bring substantial recent and relevant journalistic experience of and about Africa which will show in your familiarity with our audiences, trends within our marketplace and knowledge of African and international current affairs. Together with this, we need your excellent broadcasting voice and presenting skills.
You will also have the ability to write, adapt and translate with accuracy, clarity and the style appropriate to differing audience. Underpinning all of these skills will be your flexibility, both in ability to work across platforms but also in working shifts to cover our programming requirements.
Continuing contract, local hire terms and conditions
About the Company
We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.
The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.