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Broadcast Journalist (video) Afaan Oromo

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

Job Introduction

BBC Afaan Oromo aims to deliver our journalism in a lively and engaging fashion, with a focus on interactivity and the promotion of content on social media.  It is via social media that BBC Afaan Oromo seeks to engage younger and digitally savvy audiences.

Role Responsibility

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.  We need a journalist who is passionate about digital video storytelling and is nimble with technology.  

 

The Ideal Candidate

You will need sound editorial judgment, a good understanding of Africa's news agenda especially the Horn of Africa region.  You will be able to tell complex stories in an engaging way.  You will have sharp editing skills and the ability to respond to breaking news. 

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the digital video effort producing content that works for all digital platforms.

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The first stage of the interview process will be the week commencing 6th February.

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