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Senior Journalist Reporter - WorkLife India

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

Role Responsibility

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.    

Package Description

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

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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