Task Referral BBC/TP/1200288/30108
Agreement Type Repaired Term– Full-time
Closing Date 30 September, 2018
Task Classification Journalism
Service System News– W2020– Africa
Area Nairobi, Kenya

The BBC World Service reaches more than 90 million individuals in Africa weekly on Radio, TELEVISION, Online (language websites and bbcafrica.com), Mobile and Social Network. Our East Africa center based in Nairobi is our most significant bureau in Africa hosting Amharic, Afaan Oromoo, Tigrinya, Swahili, Somali and Great Lakes Language services in addition to digital groups, a development center and a series of TELEVISION programs.

This chance is for 3 Students to sign up with the Nairobi bureau for 12 months to acquire the abilities and experience had to be a BBC Reporter.

Function Obligation

This is an opportunity to comprehend BBC news as a reporter, including exactly what it resembles operating in 2 languages– English and another of the Horn of Africa languages, Amharic, Afaan Oromoo or Tigrinya. You will hang out in the pertinent language service within The East Africa Bureau, fulfilling a series of individuals, from multilingual press reporters, manufacturers, editors, speakers, cam operators to online, digital and social networks reporters.

At the end of the 12 months you will have a clear understanding of BBC editorial worths and a concept of the comprehensive journalism that goes on at BBC Africa and other parts of BBC News. Must you finish your traineeship effectively you will be prepared to look for Reporter functions within the BBC and in other media organisations.

There is no assurance of a task at the end of the plan.


You do not require any expert journalism training prior to you begin the plan however you need to have the ability to an enthusiasm and keen your interest for the task. For instance, you might be composing short articles for a paper, operating at a radio station, blogging or vlogging– or developing fantastic social networks material.

You will be an imaginative writer who wonders about the world around you and are amazed by news and existing affairs. You will be positive conference brand-new individuals and sharing individuals’s stories with concepts on how we can reach all our audiences consisting of individuals who may not usually take in news.

You will have to be 18 or over by the time the plan begins

Bundle Description

Variety Of Positions: 3

Band: Student

Agreement: 12 months

Base: Nairobi

Prepared For Start Date: 1st November 2018

Any deal of work with the BBC will be conditional upon you can operate in Kenya

To Find Out More:

Go To the Authorities Website of the BBC Africa Horn of Africa/ Nairobi Student Plan 2018

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