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Israel: Journalist - Jerusalem - BBC Monitoring

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Deadline: 00 May 2023

BBC Monitoring (BBCM) provides news and information based on our monitoring of open source media from over 150 countries in more than 100 languages and across platforms. It is a centre of expertise and important part of the BBC’s newsgathering operation with journalists based in the UK and international bureaux. Our extensive operation enables us to provide insightful and reliable coverage of political, economic, security and media news. Our round – the-clock monitoring of TV, radio, press, digital media and news agencies is also provided to commercial clients and government partners

This job will be based in the BBC Jerusalem Bureau on local Israeli terms and conditions of employment

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • To produce engaging content in English in a range of different formats, on insights gained through monitoring TV, radio, newspapers and social media in the target area.
  • To come up with new and creative ways of telling stories and think of the best ways to integrate video, images, graphics and data into BBCM's products in order to have a powerful visual impact.
  • To feed into the news agenda for the day, identifying new ways to deliver content relevant to all BBCM's users.
  • To contribute to the development of the new products/services, generating ideas for how stories can be best told to serve BBCM's users.
  • Produce engaging and insightful content in a variety of different formats (including video), based on the monitoring of vernacular sources
  • Ensure all output produced adheres to the highest journalistic standards and is consistent with BBC editorial guidelines
  • Actively seek feedback from BBCM’s users; work with the Editorial Lead and the rest of the team to interpret this and respond in a timely manner
  • Come up with original ideas and creative treatments for ongoing and emerging narratives, including data-driven products and multimedia elements
  • Continually develop expert knowledge of all media types (including social media) in the coverage area, ensuring that this source context features in output
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the news and current affairs of the region; and act as a point of reference both internally and for all BBCM’s users
  • Share BBCM's insights directly with BBC audiences, including through broadcast interviews
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in BBC Monitoring and across the BBC

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