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Broadcast Journalist (Multimedia), BBC Indonesian Service

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

Job Introduction

BBC World Service is an international multimedia broadcaster, part of BBC News, delivering a wide range of language and regional services and working increasingly with other parts of BBC News to serve global audiences.  It uses multiple platforms to reach its weekly audience of 320 million globally, including TV, digital platforms including social media, AM, FM, shortwave, digital satellite and cable channels.

The BBC Indonesian Service is one of the most successful online services in Global News Languages. It has a multiplatform website, interactive, video and audio content. The service’s output aims to serve Indonesian-speaking audience in Indonesia, Southeast Asia and the world. As part of an historic and exciting expansion, BBC Indonesia is increasing its team in Jakarta and enhancing its output.

We are looking for a creative and highly skilled multimedia journalist to join our team.

Role Responsibility

As a multimedia journalist you will report, produce, reversion and broadcast digital video and TV content for an Indonesian speaking audience both inside Indonesia and elsewhere.

You will contribute and generate ideas for originating and commissioning stories and will work with other members of the wider team to identify and produce creative news and general interest content. You will also work on breaking and developing stories as they happen.

Other duties include re-versioning English BBC material for our Indonesian speaking audience and working with graphic designers to produce graphics sequences.

Are you the right candidate?

The successful candidate will be fluent in Indonesian (written and spoken), with an excellent command of English. You will have experience in video and/or TV production, editing and storytelling. An understanding of global and regional news in the target area is essential.  You will have a flair for creative writing and will be able to bring new and interesting angles to stories for BBC Indonesia.

Package Description

Location – Role based in Jakarta

Grade – Local terms and conditions apply

Contract – 2 year fixed term contract

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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