BBC Hindi is a multiplatform language service with a 24/7 multimedia website with focus on text, video, interactive for both desktop and mobile platforms. The service also has radio output and the weekly TV Programme Global India – that aims to make international news relevant to an Indian audience, bringing international perspectives to bear on Indian and global developments. We are mainly located in Delhi with a small “bureau” in London.
We have a very exciting and broad opportunity for Multimedia Producers to join our team based in Delhi and utilise their production skills within one of the largest UK broadcast companies in the world.
As a Multimedia Producer you will research, report, write, translate, edit and adapt stories or programme material for all multimedia output, including text stories, radio bulletins, video reports and making output interactive. You will find contributors and interviewees as well as other sources of material and/or actuality, as appropriate and to the required specification whilst maintaining professional journalistic standards of accuracy, impartiality and fair dealing and adhering to the BBC’s Producers guidelines along with ensuring the availability of required production facilities.
You will have the opportunity to be responsible for a moving story, amending and updating material as required. This role will include you offering ideas for items, programmes/series and to actively contribute to the editorial planning process.
The Ideal Candidate
The role demands energy, creativity and flexibility, as well as a genuine passion for explaining the world to our specific global audiences. You must have a full command and up to date knowledge of Hindi as first (or equivalent) language along with complete comprehension of written and spoken English. You will have significant experience as a journalist, both in originating material and editing the work of others. This includes the ability to write, adapt and translate with accuracy, clarity and style appropriate to differing audiences and forms of media, suitable for multimedia output.
A good broadcasting voice and the ability to acquire the appropriate presentation style of the network along with experience of reporting, in the field, on international and/or Indian political and economic issues. You will have strong experience and knowledge within news and media.
Location: Delhi, India
Contract: Continuing, Local terms and conditions
About the Company
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