BBC World Journalist - Journalist - BBC Amharic Jobs in Kenya
BBC World Journalist - Journalist - BBC Amharic Jobs in KenyaJob purpose
Originate and produce, as part of a team, a wide variety of news and current affairs content for relevant output.Use a range of video, audio and digital equipment and information technology to research, write, assemble, edit and deliver outputs in the
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
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
At all times to carry out duties in accordance with the BBC Health and Safety policy
Knowledge, Skills, Training and Experience
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
Ability to use technology as required, in order gathering material for
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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