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Kampala, Uganda: Senior Journalist - BBC Africa

Job Vacancy: 
Senior Journalist - BBC Africa

Kampala, Uganda

Closing Date: 25th November 2020

Job Introduction

The BBC World Service remains the leading international broadcaster in Africa, reaching a weekly audience of more than 100 million across all platforms and social media. Africa’s media landscape is one of the fastest developing news markets in the world with mobile technology transforming lives, internet connectivity increasing, the radio market remaining relatively strong and television migrating from analogue to digital.

The BBC is looking for a Senior Journalist - Reporter based in Uganda to provide oversight for a range of TV, Radio and Digital content in English and Swahili which will appeal to young audience and women.

Role Responsibility
The Reporter will play a crucial role providing timely, expert and authoritative coverage of news and current affairs events in Uganda and the surrounding regions in both English and Swahili.

You will broadcast on news topics and events (political, economic, social, cultural, scientific, sport, etc.) in a manner which is timely, authoritative, lively, interesting and readily understandable by a non-specialist audience.

As Senior Journalist you will pitch original stories with both TV and digital treatments, making sure that they work for online, social and TV platforms.

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