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Broadcast Journalist (Special Reports), BBC Russian Service

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Job Introduction

BBC World Service Group is an international multimedia broadcaster, delivering a wide range of language and regional services on radio, TV, online with a big focus on mobile.

The BBC Russian Service is looking for a Broadcast Journalist (Special Reports) in London.

Role Responsibility

We are looking for an experienced, versatile journalist with strong research skills and a proven track record of working on big stories, including special reports and investigations, who can comfortably work across all subject areas, from politics to sport.

The post-holder will show an in-depth understanding of Russia’s history, politics, social issues and culture as well as the changing needs of the audience.

The Ideal Candidate

You will work as part of a team to produce long term special reports and investigations as well as stories which contribute to our reporting on ongoing news developments.

The post-holder will have wide range of contacts as well as knowledge and experience of working with a number of reporting and production tools and formats suitable for special reports, investigations and documentaries.

You will be a fluent Russian speaker and writer, with an excellent command of English.

Package Description

Package: 7D

Contract: Continuing

Location: London

Salary up to £38,700 per annum (depending on experience)

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very 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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