Friday, April 25, 2014

BBC Africa Reporter job in Mombasa County

Reporter, BBC Africa (Mombasa)
Job Reference: BBC/TP/7174/7722
Contract Type: Fixed Term- Full time
Closing date: 12th May 2014
Duty Station: Mombasa
As part of the BBC Africa team of reporters across Africa, you will supply timely, expert and authoritative coverage of news and current affairs events in Mombasa, the wider Kenyan coastal area and as required across Kenya and East Africa for television, radio, online and social medial contributing in both English and Kiswahili. 

You will also be expected to provide contact numbers, interviewees, set up discussion programmes take photographs, contribute actively to the BBC Africa’s social media output and provide other programme material to the BBC to ensure that our audiences enjoy accurate, engaging, timely and thought-provoking content.

The Ideal Candidate
You will be an experienced Broadcast Reporter or Journalist who is fluent (oral and written) in English and Kiswahili and has experience in producing innovative material and editing the work of others. 

With a thorough knowledge of Kenyan affairs together with an understanding of international affairs, you will be familiar with the region and be able to demonstrate an in depth knowledge of our audience needs. 

You must be able to produce two-ways and produce content suitable for use across television, radio and online, mobile and social media.

Please note that paper applications will NOT be accepted.