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Patna Reporter, BBC Hindi

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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 havea 24/7 website with a very vibrant social media presence as well as apresence on radio and a specific focus on women and young audiences. This role is based in the BBCs Delhi bureau, working closely and collaboratively with all teams in that office and with teams in the BBCs headquarters in London to deliver the best service for BBC audiences.

All Language Services are multiplatform, with a multimedia website anda focus on digital video, text andinteractivity 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 Patna.

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 states politics, society and culture. You are keen to travel and search for stories that make an impact through high quality journalism.

Package Description

Contract type: Continuing
Location: Patna, India

About the Company

We dont 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 youve 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 thats 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 clickhere


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