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Broadcast Journalists, BBC Breakfast

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

Job Introduction

Breakfast is the most watched morning TV programme in the UK. It is presented live from MediaCityUK and contains a mixture of news, sport, weather, business and feature items.

We are now looking for experienced and talented Broadcast Journalists to join the team - on a fixed term or a continuing basis.

Role Responsibility

You’ll produce stories, news packages, guests and OBs for BBC Breakfast. You’ll work to Senior Broadcast Journalists and Editors. Good writing skills and news judgment are essential, as is the potential to originate and develop programme stories.

You must have a thorough understanding of the editorial aims and policies of BBC Breakfast and BBC News more widely, and you'll take responsibility for any production role that might be assigned by a programme, newsroom or a newsgathering editor.

Are you the right candidate?

With an audience of 7 million viewers a day you need to be a full of story ideas and have the vision to deliver creative television to a Breakfast audience.

You'll already have considerable daily news experience.  You'll also need to demonstrate a passion for news, for TV and an ambition to deliver quality journalism. The role involves day and night working in a 24-7 newsroom.

This is an excellent opportunity to join BBC News and make your mark on one of its most popular programmes.

Package Description

Grade 7D + Flexible Allowance


Various continuing/attachment/fixed term contracts available


Please indicate on your application questionnaire whether you would like to be considered for a Continuing or an attachment/fixed term contract, or both.


Please note – if you are applying for an attachment, you must seek approval from your current line manager before applying.


Job share applications are welcome for this role.  Please include detail of the proposed arrangement in your application.


This role is also available part-time.  Please include details of your availability in your application.

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 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.


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