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We are looking for a talented journalists to join the team in Kathmandu.
Working closely with other members of BBC News Nepali and the wider news division, you will identify and produce original news and general interest content for Nepali speaking audiences. You will produce journalism of the highest quality for our multiplatform operation, which includes text, video and audio.
Flexibility is required from our journalists to suit the demands of our newsroom operation.
The Ideal Candidate
We are looking for a creative and highly skilled journalist with proven experience of creating multi-platform journalism. You will have the ability to work under pressure on breaking and developing news stories in a newsroom environment and out in the field.
Knowledge of regional issues and current affairs is essential, as is a good awareness of social trends in the region.
Continuing (permanent) contract
Role based in Kathmandu
Local terms and conditions apply
Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in Nepal.
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