Video Journalist, BBC Gujarati Service

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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 429 million globally, including TV, digital platforms including social media, AM, FM and shortwave radio, digital satellite and cable channels. As part of an historic and exciting expansion, the BBC World Service has launched four new language services serving audiences in India – Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi and Telugu – to work alongside two existing services, BBC Hindi and BBC Tamil.

All six Indian language services are based predominantly in the BBC’s Delhi bureau, working closely and collaboratively with all teams in that office and with teams in the BBC’s headquarters in London to deliver the best service for BBC audiences.

All Language Services are multi platform, with a multimedia website with a focus on digital video, text, interactivity for both desktop and mobile platforms, and a daily TV news programme for the Hindi, Tamil and Telugu services. Each service aims to make international news relevant to an Indian audience, and bring international perspectives to bear on Indian and global developments.

Role Responsibility

We are looking for a talented Video Journalist to join the Gujarati service, based in either Delhi or Mumbai.

The successful candidate will produce and edit engaging video content for multiple outlets and digital platforms, will reversion content for difference services and ensure content is published on time to the highest editorial and technical standards.

You will also be responsible for location lighting, filming, editing, post production and product delivery.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for experience of digital newsgathering from the field, with experience of producing and editing video content on a regular basis. You will have full working knowledge to confidently use Final Cut Pro, Davina, Jupiter etc. and a broad understanding of technical issues involved in production of video content.

A good camera presence and experience of Facebook lives would be an advantage. A full command of written and spoken Gujarati is essential. 

Package Description

Continuing (permanent) contract   

Local terms and conditions apply

Role can be based in Delhi or Mumbai 

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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