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Lucknow Reporter, BBC Hindi

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

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. 

BBC Hindi is one of many language services serving audiences in India.  We have a 24/7 website with a very vibrant social media presence as well as a presence on radio and a specific focus on women and young audiences.  This role is based 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 multiplatform, with a multimedia website and a focus on digital video, text and interactivity for both desktop and mobile platforms, and a daily TV news programme for each service. We aim to make international news relevant to an Indian audience, and bring international perspectives to bear on Indian and global developments.

We are looking for a dynamic multimedia Reporter who will join us in Lucknow.

Role Responsibility

As Reporter you will be responsible for originating and producing stories primarily in Hindi which may include researching, scripting and presenting content across a range of BBC output or generating exciting ideas and original newsgathering.

**For more info, please check the job description.

The Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role, you should have a sharp sense of news and recent experience of reporting. You have the ability to deliver the news in Text and video under tight deadlines, As well as the ability to go live on different social media platforms. Excellent written and spoken Hindi, interviewing and presenting skills are a must. You are resilient and have In-depth knowledge and understanding of state’s politics, society and culture. You are keen to travel and search for stories that make an impact through high quality journalism. 

Package Description

Band: C
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Lucknow, India

Local terms and conditions apply

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here


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