Journalist x 4, BBC South East

Job Reference: BBC/TP/637403/32849
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Permanent – Full Time
Contract Details: 12 month FTC/ Continuing
Salary: Within Grade
Working Hours: 35
Closing Date: 06/01/2019
Job Category: Journalism
BBC Region / Division: Nations and Regions
BBC Business Unit: N&R – English Regions
Location: Tunbridge Wells

Package Description

Competitive Salary offered 

4 x Continuing contracts/12 month attachment/fixed term full-time contract.

Based in Tunbridge Wells

Job Introduction

We’re looking for a Journalist to work on BBC South East Today. Our regional TV news programme has a reputation for breaking news, original journalism, investigations and creative production. South East Today also has a track record of winning awards, it’s won the coveted Royal Television Society Nations and Regions programme of the year in two out of the last four years.

Main Responsibilities

Journalists work as producers on the regional TV news bulletins which start at 0630 in the morning and carry on until our popular 2230 round up. You’ll need to be an excellent television news producer with a creative flair for packaging and graphics, a tenacious researcher and able to work successfully with our gallery and newsgathering teams. The job will involve editing picture sequences on Quantel, output producing bulletins. There is a tried and tested route from Journalist to on screen reporting for South East Today.

Are you the right candidate?

You’ll have demonstrated you can find powerful, original stories and tell them in a compelling way. The person we’re looking for will have a wide range of contacts, and a proven track record of beating their competitors to the main stories. You’ll also have great production ideas, story-telling skills and a good understanding of how you can work successfully in a multiplatform newsroom, our journalists provide content for online, radio and our social media sites. The ability to shoot and edit to a high standard is desirable but not essential.

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