Posted on :
7 Sep, 2016
7 Sep, 2016
The BBC is the leading international broadcaster in Africa reaching a weekly audience of more than 90 million on Radio, TV, Digital (language sites and bbcafrica.com), Mobile and Social Media. We broadcast to Africa in English, Hausa, Somali, French, Kinyarwanda/Kirundi, Kiswahili & Arabic. We are committed to broadcasting to and from the continent in a style that meets the demands of our growing audience and as well as our language services, our presence in the region is also defined by our bureaux, special correspondents and bilingual reporters. We are committed to delivering news and information to people across Africa and insights from Africa to audiences around the globe.
Job Title: Reporter, Ghana – BBC Hausa
We are recruiting a Reporter to provide timely, expert and authoritative coverage of news and current affairs events from Accra, Ghana and the wider West African region for TV, radio, digital and mobile in Hausa and English.
As part of a team of reporters across Africa, you will report on stories for multimedia output on news topics and events in a manner which is lively and interesting, and readily understandable by a non-specialist audience. You will alert editors to breaking news and be ready to file accurate, immediate on-the-spot reports and send still photographs and short videos. We need you to provide contact numbers, interviewees, set up discussion programmes, contribute actively to the BBC Africa’s social media output and provide other programme material to the wider BBC to ensure that our audiences enjoy accurate, engaging, timely and thought-provoking content.