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Presenter - WorkLife India

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

Job Introduction

The BBC has launched a new talk show produced in its Delhi studios: WorklifeIndia. It covers work, careers, business and technology. WorklifeIndia is broadcast live on radio and television and on digital platforms. The presenter leads and steers an entertaining and informed discussion in English with expert guests.

This is an exciting and ambitious project for BBC News and we want an exceptional presenter to join us on this programme.

WorklifeIndia is a weekly programme, broadcast at 9pm in Delhi, which is expected to become a daily show during 2019. It provides analysis with an informal approach, with a remit to be relevant and engaging to audiences.

Role Responsibility

Coming up with compelling story ideas, the Presenter will lead a half-hour discussion programme, making complicated subjects interesting and accessible. With an excellent contacts book, featuring guests from all walks of life, you will encourage your panel to share their experiences and expertise. You will have the authority and imagination to steer a live debate, ensuring every guest has their say.


Are you the right candidate?

We are looking for a presenter with the confidence and flexibility to lead these new panel programmes. With an inquiring mind, you will find and interview the best and most thought-provoking guests, and develop ideas for innovative daily and weekly shows.  A curious and thorough  understanding of the issues which WorkLifeIndia covers, as well as which combination of views will create engaging discussion, will enable you to lead a panel of discussions in a creative and dynamic manner.

Package Description

Contract: Six Month Fixed Term Contract

Base: Delhi

Intended interview dates: Week commencing 21st January 2019

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

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. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

 The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.


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