Jan 19, 2017

Multimedia Broadcast Journalist, BBC Hausa | BBC - Abuja, Nigeria

Job Details:
This role will expect you to research, report, write, translate, edit or adapt stories or programme material; to find interesting contributors and interviewees as well as other sources of material and/or actuality. You will perform at the microphone with or without a script, conduct interviews, chair discussions and act as a participant in other productions...
This position will need you to have an excellent broadcasting voice and the ability to acquire an appropriate presentation style. You will have the ability to write, adapt and translate with accuracy, clarity and style appropriate to differing audiences and forms of media and be able to write for different media platforms in Hausa and English. You’ll have good keyboard/computer skills and technically adept, along with practical experience and extensive knowledge of the internet and an understanding of the potential of digital and social media. This role will require you to have proven recent and relevant experience as a journalist, an outstanding command and up to date knowledge of Hausa language (first or equivalent) and an excellent knowledge of English including complete comprehension of written and spoken English and the ability to communicate and write effectively. This role will expect you to have a wide and up to date familiarity with the area/s to which the Hausa Service broadcasts and an in-depth understanding of the areas history, politics, social issues and culture, coupled with an extensive knowledge of the media situation in the target area and the way it is developing. You will have thorough knowledge and understanding of African news and current affairs and a good knowledge of and interest in international and British current affairs, particularly insofar as they affect the target area..
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