BBC Africa Job Vacancy for Bilingual Reporter, BBC Africa TV (Hausa/English)

BBC Africa is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Bilingual Reporter, BBC Africa TV (Hausa/English)  

Job Location: Abuja with travel to the Lagos Bureau and across Nigeria as required 

Educational Qualification: A graduate

Other Requirements: The Ideal Candidate

  • You will be an experienced Reporter and Broadcast Journalist who is fluent (oral and written) in English and Hausa. Experience of reporting on live/breaking news is required as is the ability to provide creative content that is suitable for all forms of media.
  • With a thorough knowledge of Nigeria including political, economic and security developments in the region and an understanding of international affairs, you will be able to demonstrate an in depth knowledge of our audience needs. 
  • You should also have an authoritative microphone voice and the ability to approach assignments in a calm and sensible manner. 
  • You will be prepared to work in challenging security environments in Nigeria having regard for the safety of yourself and your team.

Job Specification(s):

  • Reporting to the Africa Bureaux Editor, the head of the Hausa Service and the head of Africa TV. 
  • You will supply timely, expert and authoritative coverage of news and current affairs events in Nigeria. 
  • You will provide material for online and social media, for radio and TV for our African, UK and international audiences. 
  • Using your local knowledge, contacts and expertise, you will file reports and interviews and report live from breaking stories as well as from planned events in both Hausa and English.

Apply Before: 17 November, 2016  

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background. 


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