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India Business Producer

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

Job Introduction

The Money, Tech and Data story team is a key part of BBC News Content, providing news reports for television, radio and online/mobile platforms both in the UK and internationally. 

We report stories of regional and global importance, providing insightful analysis for audiences in English and local languages. We have the highest editorial and technical standards.

The India business team has staff in Mumbai and Delhi and they regularly travel around the country and region. They report on news events as well as their own exclusive stories and interviews. There is a strong focus on experimenting with new forms of story-telling for digital audiences and providing analysis of the major themes in global business and economics. 

Role Responsibility

You will support reporters and crews, helping originate, research, set up stories and prepare material for broadcast.  You'll bring ideas for what we cover and how we cover it in order to engage global audiences as well as producing items for digital, TV and radio using the appropriate technical and production skills.  While based in Mumbai, you’ll be required to travel and help organize news coverage and feature stories on the basis of editorial priorities and the requirements of various BBC outlets and platforms.

Please note this is not a reporting/on air role.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience in broadcast and/or digital journalism, demonstrating a good understanding of the needs of digital, TV and radio journalism is required. 
  • News judgement and a knowledge of business and economic affairs in India are both essential.
  • A wide range of contacts and the ability to use them to find stories before they appear on other outlets.
  • Experience in using creative treatments to engage audiences and story-telling across all platforms.
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.
  • Willingness to work flexibly and travel at short notice.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Hindi is compulsory. Another Indian language is an advantage.

Package Description

Local terms and conditions

6 month attachment / fixed term contract

Based in Mumbai, India

Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in India.

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 important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

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