Senior India Business Producer

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

Job Introduction

The Money, Tech and Data story team is a key part of BBC News Content, providing news reports for television, radio and online/mobile platforms both in the UK and internationally. 

We report stories of regional and global importance, providing insightful analysis for audiences in English and local languages. We have the highest editorial and technical standards.

The India business team has staff in Mumbai and Delhi and they regularly travel around the country and region. They report on news events as well as their own exclusive stories and interviews. There is a strong focus on experimenting with new forms of story-telling for digital audiences and providing analysis of the major themes in global business and economics. 

Role Responsibility

As the Senior India Business Producer, you will be joining a team which covers business news and current affairs in South Asia.  You will help drive the editorial agenda by supporting the business correspondents and production teams to make decisions on content, treatment and scripting to produce first-rate coverage.  You will also manage all daily coverage requests and content rollout by liaising with teams in Delhi, Singapore and London.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Extensive experience as a broadcast and/or digital journalist.
  • Experience producing video news reports is required. Radio production would be an advantage.
  • Outstanding knowledge of business and economic affairs, particularly in South Asia, and excellent news judgement.
  • A demonstrable understanding of the requirements of TV, radio and digital journalism.
  • Proven ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural organizational environment.
  • Ability to work cooperatively within a small team of journalists when under pressure. Flexibility and willingness to work unpredictable hours and to travel at short notice.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is compulsory, another Indian language is an advantage.

Package Description

Local terms and conditions

Continuing contract

Based in Mumbai, India

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

About the Company

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