Journalists (World Online)

BBC News
  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 28

Position description

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, to the highest professional standards.

  •   May be required to present the content on radio, TV or on line. 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 pre-recorded. Use a range of video, audio & digital equipment and information technology to research, write, assemble, edit and deliver programmes in the 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 

  • 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 to gather material for broadcast. Understands how a team works effectively and adopts the most appropriate role 

Application instructions

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