Senior Journalist Reporter - WorkLife India
Working to an editor of the day, your main tasks will involve finding and proposing topical Worklife stories, angles and issues for coverage on radio/TV and social . You will suggest relevant interesting and original guests for the weekly show or for daily output whilst conducting your own research into the topic under discussion with the aim of finding compelling facts to illuminate the conversation.
As the Senior Journalist Reporter you may be presenting the weekly programme when the main presenter is away; deciding, together with the programme team, the structure of the debate; then steering the programme live on air, ensuring the guests give their best during the show. You will collaborate effectively with other members of the team, sharing information, story suggestions and potential interviewees as required
The Ideal Candidate
You will have an engaging radio and TV presence and be able to get the best from your guests, whether recorded or live on air, encouraging them to share their stories and experiences, while ensuring that the debate is balanced, probing and open. You will be equally at home dealing with topics that are light, serious, or emotionally charged. You’ll be able to conduct your own research, pitch compelling story ideas to the programme editor, and be able to explain complex issues in a simple and understandable form. You will have a good contact book, featuring a wide range of guests from all walks of life and an understanding of where to find new ones.
Contract type: 8 Month FTC/Attachment
Location: Delhi, India
Any offer of employment with the BBC is conditional upon you having the right to work in India
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