Job Introduction

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.

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 looking for Video Journalists to join the Somali Service in Nairobi to support the department’s transition to a digital first service.

Role Responsibility

Working closely with other Journalists in the service, the successful candidate will create content for a variety of broadcast and digital media platforms, in multiple formats including audio and video.

You will use your knowledge of the digital media market to produce interesting news content for our website and social media platforms.

You will work across all BBC Somali Service platforms to ensure the highest quality content is created for our audiences and conforms to BBC Values and editorial standards

Are you the right candidate?

The successful candidate will have a full command of Somali (written and spoken) and a broadcast-standard of English.

Demonstrable knowledge in a journalistic background is essential.

Experience of digital newsgathering, original journalism, using various cameras and filing video from the field is important.

You will have a track record of filming and editing high quality video content, with knowledge of working with Final Cut Pro and other tools and applications as required.

Package Description

Band: C
Contract type: Permanent/Continuing 
Location: Nairobi

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

How to apply

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Job Details

Level : Mid level
Industry : Media Production
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 2 Years
Applications : 0
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company : Confidential
Posted By Confidential / 17 Mar 2023

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