Due Date: September 30, 2018

Applications are open for the BBC Africa Journalism Student Program 2018 This chance is for 3 Students to sign up with the Nairobi bureau for 12 months to get the abilities and experience had to be a BBC Reporter.

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. Their East Africa center based in Nairobi is the 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 variety of TELEVISION programs.

This is a possibility 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.

Internship Functions

You will hang around in the appropriate language service within The East Africa Bureau, fulfilling a variety of individuals, from multilingual press reporters, manufacturers, editors, speakers, electronic camera 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 extensive 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 should have the ability to reveal enthusiasm and eager interest for the task. For instance, you might be composing posts for a paper, operating at a radio station, blogging or vlogging– or developing terrific social networks material;-LRB- **************).
  • You will be an innovative writer who wonders about the world around you and are interested by news and present affairs. You will be positive conference brand-new individuals and sharing individuals’s stories with concepts on how BBC can reach all their audiences consisting of individuals who may not generally take in news;-LRB- **************).
  • You will have to be 18 or over by the time the plan begins.


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