Reporter at BBC Africa

On Saturday, August 10th, 2013
Reporter, Addis Ababa
BBC Africa
1 year fixed term contract
BBC Africa is a multimedia operation with an extremely varied output focusing on African and Global audiences. 
We are recruiting a Reporter based in Addis Ababa to provide timely, expert and authoritative coverage in English and Kiswahili of news and current affairs events in Ethiopia for TV, radio, online and mobile.

As Reporter, you will provide specialist and general coverage of news and current affairs events and trends in Ethiopia and surrounding countries. 

Advising the wider BBC Africa team about news topics and events on a regular basis, you will also alert editors to breaking news and be ready to file accurate, on-the-spot reports. This role is offered on local terms and conditions. 
With an authoritative microphone voice and a full command of Kiswahili and English, you’ll have a presentation style suitable for our output. 
We need your thorough knowledge of current affairs in Ethiopia and also of the African Union and your understanding of international affairs as well as a good knowledge of our audience need. 
You’ll have recent, relevant experience as reporter and/or journalist with proven skills in filing despatches and the ability to produce two-ways and radio and television packages.

To apply, please visit and quote reference number: BBC/TP/7174/244
Closing date: 18 August 2013
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