BBC World Journalist - Journalist - BBC Amharic Jobs in Kenya

BBC World Journalist - Journalist - BBC Amharic Jobs in Kenya

Job purpose

Originate and produce, as part of a team, a wide variety of news and current affairs content for relevant output.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Use a range of video, audio and digital equipment and information technology to research, write, assemble, edit and deliver outputs in the
    appropriate medium in Amharic, to the highest professional standards.
  • May be required to present the content on radio, TV or online. This might be live or recorded.
  • May include the production and presentation of programmes. This might
    be live or recorded
  • Exercise editorial judgment in developing story ideas and producing accurate and impartial journalism.
  • To undertake pre and post production and studio work, live and prerecorded.
  • Use a range of video, audio & digital equipment and information technology to research, write, assemble, edit and deliver programmes in
    appropriate medium, to the highest professional standards.
  • To liaise closely with other team members and with other departments in the BBC, to ensure that output material is shared, duplication is avoided,
    and best practice is upheld.
  • Take a lead within a team setting or on delivering a specific piece of journalism or project as appropriate.
  • To tailor different news treatments for different audiences ensuring that the
    output reflects the audiences we serve.
  • To prioritise and plan activities taking into account all the relevant issues
    and factors such as deadlines staffing and resources available.
  • To produce engaging packages through a range of production skills
  • Delivering to tight deadlines while maintaining the highest editorial
    standards.
  • At all times to carry out duties in accordance with the BBC Health and Safety policy

    Knowledge, Skills, Training and Experience
    Essential

  • Fluent to mother tongue standard in Amharic and fluent in English
  • Significant recent experience
    as a journalist, with a good knowledge of production techniques
  • Demonstrates sound editorial and policy decisions based upon a clear understanding of the BBC’s distinctive news agenda, the requirements of news and current affairs coverage, the programme departments and the audience

    Job Description
  • Ability to use technology as required, in order gathering material for
    broadcast.
  • Understands how a team works effectively and adopts the most appropriate role
  • Able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people
  • Demonstrates a commitment to improving diversity in the BBC and understands how individual differences can benefit the BBC
  • Effective planning and organising skills, ability to concentrate on several
    areas of work at one time, prioritising, delivering consistently to deadlines and reacting positively to changes and conflicting priorities
  • Ability to write creatively in an engaging manner, adapt, produce and translate with accuracy, clarity and style appropriate to differing audiences and forms of media suitable for multimedia output
  • The flexibility and adaptability to sustain performance, particularly under
    pressure to meet deadlines and changing priorities and circumstances
  • An understanding of Health & Safety procedures and how it applies to broadcasting

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 13th September 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; BBC World Journalist - Journalist - BBC Amharic Jobs in Kenya

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