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Broadcast Journalist (Multimedia) - BBC Telugu - Delhi

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. As part of an historic and exciting expansion, the BBC World Service has launched four new language services serving audiences in India – Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi and Telugu – to work alongside two existing services, BBC Hindi and BBC Tamil.

All six Indian language services are based predominantly in the BBC’s Delhi bureau, working closely and collaboratively with all teams in that office and with teams in the BBC’s headquarters in London to deliver the best service for BBC audiences.

Role Responsibility

As a Broadcast Journalist you will be a part of the editorial/production team in New Delhi for BBC Telugu and will have the following  responsibilities :

  • To work across website, social platforms and TV programme to ensure that the highest quality content is created for our audiences, and make sure that content conforms to BBC editorial standards.
  • This role requires proven experience of all aspects of delivering powerful stories under pressure for TV, online and social platforms..
  • To be part of this digital operation with excellent written and spoken Telugu.
  •  To create original digital material for all multimedia output (TV, online, social).
  • The ability to perform on camera for TV output..


Are you the right candidate?

The ideal candidate will have excellent written and spoken Telugu and be able to communicate in English fluently. You will demonstrate motivation and interest in the multimedia environment in order to encourage audience involvement.

You will have a keen interest in the developments of the digital market in India and South Asia and also a proven track record of producing stories and programs for TV from your previous experience 

In addition, you will be passionate about international news and you will have thorough current knowledge and understanding of news and current affairs as well as history, social issues, business arts/culture and sports.


Package Description

Job Title:           Broadcast Journalist (Multimedia)

Department:      BBC Telgu

Location:           Delhi

Please note that the successful candidate must have the right to work in India.


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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