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Video Broadcast Journalist - Jakarta

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

Job Introduction

BBC World Service is an international multimedia broadcaster, part of BBC News, delivering a wide range of language and regional services and working increasingly with other parts of BBC News to serve global audiences.  It uses multiple platforms to reach its weekly audience of 320 million globally, including TV, digital platforms including social media, AM, FM, shortwave, digital satellite and cable channels.

The BBC Indonesian Service is one of the most successful online services in Global News Languages. It has a multiplatform website, interactive, video and audio content. The service’s output aims to serve Indonesian-speaking audience in Indonesia, Southeast Asia and the world. As part of an historic and exciting expansion, BBC Indonesia is increasing its team in Jakarta and enhancing its output.

We are looking for a creative Video Journalist to join our team.

Role Responsibility

The successful candidate will be able to product creative, engaging and brilliantly filmed videos for digital, social media and TV.  The successful candidate will be able to work independently and with a reporter.  They will be able to produce a wide range of content from short viral social media videos, reporter lives for breaking news as well as longer documentary style films. 

The successful candidate will understand the editorial need, technical requirements and workflow across BBC World Service and BBC News with a sound eye for content accuracy.

They will have a good understanding of world events in order to also reversion content from different services for different digital platforms.

Are you the right candidate?

A full command and up to date knowledge of written and spoken Indonesian as first (or equivalent) language and very good English.

The successful candidate will understand the language of digital newsgathering and be able to produce, shoot and edit material, delivering highly shareable and engaging content. In addition, you will have strong technical skills, in filming and editing, combined with an editorial background. You will be happy working on your own projects as well as with others in the teams.

Package Description

Location                    Jakarta, Indonesia

Grade                        Local terms and conditions apply

Contract                    24 Months

Please note that candidates must have the right to work in Indonesia to be eligible to apply for this role.

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 very 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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