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Kampala, Uganda: Senior Journalist (Video Producer - East Africa) - BBC

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Senior Journalist (Video Producer - East Africa) - BBC

Kampala, Uganda

Job Purpose
The BBC World Service is undergoing a significant strategic review to become a digital first operation that provides distinctive and original content.

In line with this strategy, we are establishing digital production hubs to produce high impact, original journalism for our audiences across the globe.

We are looking for a talented and motivated video producer to be based in South Africa to pitch, develop ideas, deploy, produce and reversion digital video content independently with editorial guidance or collaboratively with others.

This position will sit alongside digital, production and journalism roles that will generate fresh, innovative and engaging stories for multiple platforms.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
This role primarily initiates, gathers and produces material for news, current affairs and general programming for digital platforms. You will be expected to routinely self-shoot and edit complete packages for use across multiple platforms.

Ensure content is accurate and informative whilst striving for creative and imaginative output, and adhere to the best standards of video production.

To record video interviews and other types of original content as required and work with graphics and visual journalism teams to produce creative and original sequences.

Use analytics to inform video story choices and ensure the content is delivered in the right format(s).

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