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Delhi, India: Senior News Editor - BBC India

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Senior News Editor - BBC India

Delhi, India

Closing Date: 17th January 2021

Job Introduction
The BBC’s Delhi news bureau is one of the largest outside London, with c250-people working in a fully equipped, modern newsroom.

Following a major investment programme in 2016, the BBC now publishes news in six Indian languages from Delhi – in Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu.

Delhi is also home to a small online team for BBC News, working in English. It maintains a dedicated India index of the BBC News website and an Indian “edition” of the top-level homepage. There is also a “BBC News India” social presence, including a Facebook page with 3.4 million followers.

Our digital audience (English and local languages) in India has risen to more than 31 million people a week, and continues to grow rapidly.

Role Responsibility
The role of the India digital editor spans all seven languages, with a particular responsibility for growing our reach among English-speaking Indian audiences. News online in Delhi will report to this role, as do all WS language service editors. The digital editor reports to the Head of Indian Languages, who in turn is accountable to commissioning and output editors in London

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