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BBC Nigeria 2022 Entry-Level Gist Writers in Nigeria Recruitment

Gist Nigeria is BBC Africa’s pioneer co-production with a dynamic team that produces stories being talked about for the social media generation.  Gist Nigeria offers in-depth reporting, focusing on the stories behind the news, its impact and how it affects the audience.  It features analysis, studio discussions and hard-hitting interviews around the key issues that matter to Nigerians and West Africa.  The programme also features stories covered by a selection of the BBC’s African services.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Journalist with demonstrable reporting and presenting skills to join our creative and innovative team in Lagos.

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BBC Entry-Level Gist Writers

  • Type Postgraduate
  • OrganisationBBC
  • Country to study Nigeria
  • School to study -
  • Course to study Not specified
  • State of Origin
  • Gender Men and Women
  • Application Deadline November 20, 2022

Aim and Benefits of BBC Entry-Level Gist Writers

  • Contract: Continuing (permanent). Local terms and conditions apply.
  • Location: Lagos
  • Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in Nigeria.

Requirements for BBC Entry-Level Gist Writers Qualification

  • Role ResponsibilityR: eporting to the Editor, Gist Nigeria, your role as a Journalist (Reporter / Presenter) is to provide timely, expert and authoritative coverage of news and current affairs events for our flagship programme on multi-platforms including tv, digital, and online.  You will supply material for broadcast in fluent broadcast-standard English.  We expect you to report and present on news and current affairs in a timely, engaging manner which is suitable for our target audience.
  • Are you the right candidate?The successful candidate must have a demonstrable background in a relevant journalistic role, with first class knowledge of news that appeals to a Nigerian audience.  A broadcast-level of English, written and spoken, is essential; knowledge of one or more of Nigeria’s main languages (Hausa, Pidgin, Yoruba or Igbo) would be a distinct advantage.  You will have notable experience of working across multi-platforms including TV, digital and social media.  You will have an in-depth knowledge of news and stories related to the Nigeria and West Africa region, with a full understanding of Nigerian history, politics, social and cultural issues.  A thorough understanding of the latest developments in storytelling is key.  In addition, you will have an excellent on-screen presence, authoritative microphone voice and the ability to communicate effectively with the target audience.  A track record of accuracy and impartiality and sound editorial judgement is essential.

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Application Deadline

November 20, 2022


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to BBC on careershub.bbc.co.uk to apply

IN YOUR QUESTIONNAIRE YOU WILL BE ASKED TO SUBMIT A SHOWREEL AND LINK TO YOUR PRESENTING WORK.  APPLICATIONS WHICH DO NOT INCLUDE THESE ITEMS WILL NOT BE SHORTLISTED.

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