Multimedia Broadcast Journalist, BBC Brasil, Americas region
BBC Brasil provides news and current affairs to Portuguese-speaking audiences in Brazil and around the world on digital. Its multimedia content, distributed to various partners in Brazil, available on www.bbcbrasil.com and Social Media platforms, reaches around 20 million unique users monthly.
We have vacancies for Multimedia Broadcast Journalists to work in our team in London. All producers may be required to travel outside the UK on reporting trips and assignments and to spend long periods of time in the target area.
As Producer you will report in the field, originate and research items, produce and present items in Brazilian Portuguese. Producing articles, packages, interviews, discussions, complete programmes, background, analysis and features, for radio, video, the internet and other media forms will also be part of your role. You will broadcast and write online pieces in Portuguese and sometimes in English on news topics and events (political, economic, social, cultural, scientific and sport) in a manner which is timely, authoritative, lively and interesting, and readily understandable by a non-specialist audience. You will be responsible for adapting content to a variety of formats, including mobile-friendly video.
The Ideal Candidate
You will have a full command of Brazilian Portuguese as first (or equivalent) language, as well as a complete comprehension of English and the ability to communicate effectively. You’ll have relevant full-time experience as a journalist, both in originating material and editing the work of others, and experience of reporting on international and Brazilian issues. In addition, you will have wide and up-to-date knowledge of current affairs in the target area as well as strong experience of Social Media for Journalism. You should have the ability to suggest ideas for coverage that engage the audience in different topics. Ability to present in front of a microphone or camera in Portuguese (and English, if required) will be advantage.
3 x Continuing positions and 1 x 12 month attachment
Salary for this role will be between £36,554 and £38,000 (inclusive of allowances)
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