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Aberdeen Journalism Researcher

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We're currently recruiting for a Journalism researcher to join the News team in Aberdeen on a 6 month Fixed Term Contract to assist the programme teams with the production of news articles and content for TV, radio and online. 

Role Responsibility

You will be responsible for generating ideas and stories; contributing to the creative treatment of an item or programme; provide clear treatments and proposals, ensuring consistency of content, quality and style. 

You will become proficient in the management of media and material for TV and radio. With editorial support, take responsibility for deletions and sending material to library along with working with correspondents and reporters in the research and production of TV, radio, online and digital news content

Are you the right candidate?

We're looking for someone who has previous research experience. Someone who has the ability to take concise briefs on stories and generate ideas. 

You will have good knowledge of reference sources and excellent communication skills. 

Package Description

Band: B

Contract: 6 month FTC/Attachment 

Base: Aberdeen 

Any offer of employment will be conditional upon you having the right to work in the UK

For further information, please contact Steven Duff, For Recruitment queries, please contact Caieta Valenti, 

The BBC recognises that flexible working can benefit both the employee and the BBC as it can create a range of employment opportunities to suit both changing operational needs and the needs of individuals. We will, therefore, consider flexible working requests for this vacancy. Please include detail of the proposed arrangement in your application.

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

 The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.


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