Broadcast Journalist (Newsday) - Singapore
The Economics and Business Centre is part of BBC Newsgathering – which provides news reports for television, radio and online/mobile platforms both in the UK and internationally. The Economics and Business Centre provides video, audio and online content of the highest possible editorial and technical standard.
You will be joining a bureau which produces BBC World News’ primetime Asia morning programs, Newsday and Asia Business Report. Your primary responsibilities will be for Newsday, working closely with the World News team in London to co-produce the program.
The goal is to make authoritative, engaging and innovative programs, involving a wide range of stories that would engage audiences around the world and be of particular relevance to those in Asia. It may also involve outside broadcasts.
Are you the right candidate?
Fluency in English (written and spoken) is essential
Fluency in a regional language would be an advantage
Significant experience as a journalist, including working in television production
Ability to write clean and conversational television copy
Experience in booking interesting and engaging guests on a wide variety of topics
Good knowledge of international news and current affairs, particularly in Asia, and strong news judgement
Creative journalist who always keeps top of mind that television is a visual medium, finding ways to tell stories that engage the audience in Asia
A self-starter who can work independently
Proven ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural organizational environment
Ability to work cooperatively within a small team of journalists in a high-pressure environment, as well as liaise effectively with colleagues across different time zones
Contract type: Continuing - full time
Local terms and conditions apply
Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in Singapore.
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