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Picture Editor, BBC Wales News

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

Job Introduction

BBC Wales Operations is looking for a Picture Editor to join its News Production Team.

BBC Wales News and Current Affairs produces more than 700 hours of television programming each year covering local, national and international news.

Role Responsibility

You will work in a multi-skilled and highly collaborative way and will be an important part of the newsgathering process supporting daily news, online and weekly programmes.

Working closely with different Producers and freelancers, you will help deliver interesting content for BBC Wales audiences. Please see the attached job description for further information.

Are you the right candidate?

Will have craft experience in using non-linear editing software in a broadcast environment such as Quantel Qube or Final Cut Pro.

Experience of working in a live TV environment and reacting to last minute changes

Experience of dealing with production teams and individuals in a pressurised environment

Understanding of digital media and how to file transfer (e.g. .mov files, mp4)

Use of newsroom broadcast systems (e.g. wolftech, openmedia.)

Package Description

Picture Editor, BBC Wales News
FTC or attachment until 30th April 2020
Full Time 
Band C 

For more information please contact Ellie Barrett ( 


For this role  /  Ar gyfer y swydd yma:

(d) Welsh language skills are not necessary  /  Nid yw sgiliau yn yr iaith Gymraeg yn angenrheidiol

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, and an application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.  /   Mae modd cyflwyno ceisiadau yn Gymraeg, ac ni fydd cais a gyflwynir yn Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na chais a gyflwynir yn Saesneg.

We’re happy to discuss flexible working.  Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application.  There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to.  Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage. 

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits - We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 25 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.


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 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, sexuality, social 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

The BBC is committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants.  Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk.  


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