africa’s media landscape is changing. it is one of the fastest developing news markets in the world with mobile technology transforming lives, internet connectivity increasing, the radio market remaining relatively strong and television migrating from analogue to digital.
by joining bbc hausa, you’ll be a part of the team for a leading international broadcaster the bbc world service which reaches more than 90 million people in africa weekly on radio, tv, online (language sites and bbcafrica.
com), mobile and social media. we broadcast to africa in seven languages : english, french, hausa, great lakes, pidgin, somali, and swahili.
bbc hausa is the lead provider of radio and digital news in nigeria and operates the one of africa’s top hausa digital sites.
we are looking for a creative and versatile journalist, with a strong understanding of what makes good digital video and how video is consumed on digital platforms.
as a broadcast journalist you will create bespoke optimized content including social media posts, reports, compilations, interviews, discussions, 'explainers', features video, photos, infographics and other editorial content for social media networks and on all bbc language tv and websites.
duties include :
are you the right candidate?
role based in lagos
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 nigeria
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