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Presenter, BBC Arabic Radio

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

Job Introduction

BBC Arabic is the largest BBC language service, providing news, current affairs and programmes on Radio, TV and Online to Arabic speaking audiences in the Middle East and across the world, 24 hours per day, and seven days per week.

The Arabic service aims to deliver the most distinctive, trustworthy and challenging journalism in Arabic in the world.  It aims to better reach and serve its Arabic speaking audiences, to explain the world and their place in it.

We are now looking to recruit two Presenters to join the team in Amman.

Role Responsibility

Reporting to the Senior Journalist , your role is to provide all aspects of news output including the production and presentation of live and recorded content, reporting, presenting, script-writing, packaging, translating, and compiling radio Bulletins.  You will use your journalistic skills and experience to present on news, politics, culture and social issues relevant to the target audience. 

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will be a fluent Arabic and English speaker, with demonstrable experience in a presenter journalistic role.  Knowledge of regional and international news and current affairs is essential.  You will have an excellent broadcasting voice and ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure. An understanding of what works on radio and digital platforms is important.

Package Description

12 month fixed term contract/attachment

Local terms and conditions apply

Role based in Amman, Jordan

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

About the Company

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