Broadcast Journalist - Multimedia - BBC News Serbian


Job Introduction

The BBC World Service is growing and we want you to grow with us!

We are looking for people who are full of ideas and have a real passion for news.  People who have enthusiasm for all things digital and understand the role BBC journalism plays across the world.

Main Responsibilities

The BBC is looking for a multimedia Broadcast Journalist to join its new Serbian Service.  

In this role, you will produce and prepare for publication stories and other content for the BBC Serbian Service’s website, as well as for its social media and other platforms.

You will be expected to remain across the local, regional and international agenda, suggesting ideas for stories and treatments, and moving on and/or developing existing stories.

You will produce original stories and work closely with other colleagues in the Service and elsewhere in the BBC on long-term features, investigative material, etc. You will also develop, and work with, multimedia content, producing videos, picture galleries, audio material, etc.

We are looking for a candidate who has substantial experience in a similar role in a media outlet which is published in the Serbian language.

You will take a keen interest in the global news agenda, in particular in its relation to the Serbian-speaking market. You will have produced original and/or investigative journalistic material. 

Experience in digital media is highly desirable.

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will be required to operate in accordance with the BBC’s editorial guidelines, working with the rest of the team in the Serbian Service and in the wider Europe Region, to build a successful service which will provide independent, accurate and balanced coverage of news, current affairs and wider agenda for the Serbian-language audience.

You must know the Serbian language to a native level or equivalent; and you must be highly proficient in English.

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

Package Description

Salary:                Local Terms and Conditions Apply

Location:             Belgrade, Serbia

Contract types:    3 x Continuing positions

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