BBC Afrique recrute 01 Video Journalist

BBC Afrique recrute 01 Video Journalist

Salaire / mois
Localisation Dakar / Sénégal
Type contrat CDI
Expiration 31 Aout 2018
Description de l’offre

Description du poste

Job Introduction

Africa’s media landscape is changing. It is one of the fastest developing news markets in the world with mobile technology transforming lives, internet connectivity increasing, a relatively strong radio market and television migrating from analogue to digital.

As part of the one of the biggest broadcasters in the world, BBC Afrique broadcasts on radio and online via

Role Responsibility

Work with other members of the Afrique team and the wider BBC Africa newsroom to identify and produce creative and innovative video news content.
Re-version BBC material with a mobile audience in mind.
Research, storyboard and produce stories.
Create headlines and video teasers to promote our stories and reach to as wide an audience as possible.
Contribute ideas and angles to meetings on how to cover the main news of the day.
To show visual creativity in the use of pictures and graphics to illustrate and explain fast-moving events and complex stories.
Understand the video requirements of different social platforms.
Working to short deadlines for breaking and developing stories.

Are you the right candidate?
A full command and up to date knowledge of written and spoken French
Experience of video production, editing and storytelling.
In depth understanding of digital and social platforms -the BBC’s and others -and the different ways audiences are consuming news in Africa
Experience of using video editing software similar to Q-edit or FCPX.
A good knowledge of English including complete comprehension of written and spoken English and the ability to communicate effectively.
Wide and up to date familiarity with the area/s to which the Service broadcasts including Africa and an in-depth understanding of the area/s history, politics, social issues and culture as well as the changing needs of the audience.
An extensive knowledge of the media situation in the target area and the way it is developing.
Proven editorial judgment and flair, able to make sound decisions quickly.
Knowledge of the BBC’s Editorial Guidelines and commitment to the editorial aims of BBC News.
Must be able to work well and calmly in a live newsroom environment; handle a rapidly changing news agenda, and have the temperament to enjoy the process.

Package Description

Contract: Continuing Contract. Local terms and conditions apply.

Location: Dakar, Senegal

Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in Senegal

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