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Bbc World Service

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted November 19, 2020.

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Job Title Senior Journalist ]
Organization BBC World Service
Duty Station Kampala, Uganda
Job Reference BBC/TP/788771/51104
About US
The BBC World Service remains the leading international broadcaster in Africa,
reaching a weekly audience of more than 100 million across all platforms and
social media. Africa’s media landscape is one of the fastest developing news
markets in the world with mobile technology transforming lives, internet
connectivity increasing, the radio market remaining relatively strong and
television migrating from analogue to digital.
Job Summary The BBC is looking for a Senior Journalist – Reporter based
in Uganda to provide oversight for a range of TV, Radio and Digital content in
English and Swahili which will appeal to young audience and women.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The Reporter will play a crucial role providing timely, expert and
authoritative coverage of news and current affairs events in Uganda and the
surrounding regions in both English and Swahili.
You will broadcast on news topics and events political, economic, social,
cultural, scientific, sport, etc. in a manner which is timely, authoritative,
lively, interesting and readily understandable by a non-specialist audience.
As Senior Journalist you will pitch original stories with both TV and
digital treatments, making sure that they work for online, social and TV

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate must have recent and relevant experience as a TV
reporter or Journalist with outstanding language skills of written and spoken
English. Swahili is desirable and an added advantage.
You will have excellent skills in both TV and Radio scripting and
presentation with demonstrated ability to identify strong and distinctive
You will have a good understanding of digital platforms and the types of
content which do well on them.
A thorough familiarity of the region, an in depth knowledge of the audience
requirements and a good understanding of youth issues and the media interests
of various age groups is needed for the role along with a thorough knowledge
of national affairs together with an understanding of international affairs.
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the BBC should apply online at the link below.
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Deadline: 25 th November, 2020

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