Assistant Producer, Radio Wales (Bangor)
BBC Radio Wales is the national English language radio station for Wales. The station delivers news, sport, music and entertainment and is the home of presenters such as Jason Mohammad, Janice Long and Aled Jones. BBC Radio Wales broadcasts seven days a week, 20 hours a day.
We are looking for an Assistant Producer to find and deliver creative content from north Wales for BBC Radio Wales daily programmes. You’ll generate ideas and treatments and develop those stories to get them on air. You will have excellent communication skills and good contacts. Broadcasting forms part of this role so on-air experience is preferable, along with excellent interviewing, scripting and storytelling skills. The role is based in Bangor.
You will assist with the production of content for BBC Radio Wales’ daytime shows. Liaising closely with the programme teams based in Cardiff, you will be responsible for finding original stories and interviewees across north Wales and putting them on air. This will involve a range of treatments, including pre-recorded packages, broadcasting live inserts into programmes from locations around north Wales and writing briefing materials for strand presenters. You’ll also deliver online content for social media and other platforms.
You will have a demonstrable passion for broadcasting, good editorial judgement, a knowledge of the patch and an understanding of BBC Radio Wales and its audience.
Are you the right candidate?
- Good research, creative writing and package-making skills
- Live on-air experience
- Operational knowledge of broadcast equipment
- Excellent knowledge of north Wales and a good understanding of BBC Radio Wales’ output.
- Understanding of BBC editorial guidelines
- A clean driving licence
Assistant Producer, BBC Radio Wales
Contract: 8 month FTC / Attachment
For this role / Ar gyfer y swydd yma:
(d) Welsh language skills are not necessary / Nid yw sgiliau yn yr iaith Gymraeg yn angenrheidiol
Applications may be submitted in Welsh, and an application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English. / Mae modd cyflwyno ceisiadau yn Gymraeg, ac ni fydd cais a gyflwynir yn Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na chais a gyflwynir yn Saesneg.
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