Journalist, Bbc Afaan Oromo
Journalist, Bbc Afaan Oromo 1 PositionBBC World Service
The BBC World Service is the world's largest international broadcaster, broadcasting radio and television news, speech and discussions in 29 languages to many parts of the world on analog and digital shortwave platforms, Internet streaming, podcasting, satellite, FM and MW relays.
We are looking for a Journalist to join the team in Nairobi.
As a Journalist with the Afaan Oromo team, you must be fluent in Afaan Oromo. You will also expect to create content to maximize the BBC World Service’s impact and potential in Africa. The role will involve researching, interviewing original sources and writing reports, for the BBC Afaan Oromo’s website in a range of formats. As well as being the first to respond to breaking news stories, you will help to produce and/or present the BBC’s live radio program and create original and creative content to drive the BBC Facebook page and other social media platforms
Are you the right candidate?
The ideal candidate will have recent and relevant experience as a journalist and have full command and up to date knowledge of written and spoken Afaan Oromo. Good knowledge of English, both written and spoken is important. You will be able to create original content with the ability to write, adapt and translate with accuracy, clarity, and style for differing audiences and forms of social media. Experience of reporting, in the field, on political and economic issues, would be advantageous.
Continuing (permanent) contract.
Local terms and conditions apply.
Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in Kenya.
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