Date of Placement: Up to 10 days between Thursday 27 June - Mon 15 July 2019
Length: up to 10 days within the dates of The Championships.
The BBC has been the home of British Sports broadcasting since it was founded. Over time, certain sporting events have become synonymous with the BBC including Wimbledon.
The BBC currently offers audiences around 1,500 hours of televised Sport each year; 4,000 hours of Sport on national radio (plus further coverage on local radio) and over a million pages of content on bbc.co.uk/sport. This includes both live and highlights coverage as well as Sports news services.
In addition, a comprehensive sports news service is provided on the BBC News Channel. The BBC also produces and broadcasts documentaries and entertainment programmes featuring sports issues
There will be six Placements within the TV Production Team and 1 placement within the Radio Production Team (potentially with the opportunity to swap mid-placement).
With both BBC Production Teams, you will be joining us at Wimbledon during the tennis fortnight. The Championships runs for 13 days from Monday 1 July to Sunday 14 July 2019,
The successful candidates will be mentored by the Production Management Team and you will shadow different members of the production team on location, you will have an opportunity to visit various parts of the whole media operation at Wimbledon and to find out something about the organisation of a major event.
The Ideal Candidate
The Ideal Candidate
You don’t need a media qualification to apply. You just need to be able to show us that you’re passionate about Sport and Television & Radio as well as have a genuine desire to find out what the industry has to offer.
Please use your Careers Hub profile and application questionnaire to tell us about any volunteer work you’ve done or projects you’ve been a part of.
- Proven knowledge of and interest in Sport- preferably tennis.
- On such a high profile programme a degree of discretion and maturity is required as well as a flexible attitude and ability to think on your feet.
*Age Criteria: Please note that due to Health & Safety considerations, you will need to be aged 18 or over to apply for this placement
About the Company
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