BBC Media Action Zambia
Posted Job
about 2 years ago

Shoot Edit

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Job Introduction

  • The BBC is an international multimedia broadcaster on radio, TV, online and social networks with a weekly global audience of 320 million.
  • As part of an historic multi-million pound expansion of BBC Africa, the BBC World Service is introducing a wide range of new and exciting language and regional content to serve African and global audiences.
  • We are looking for a creative and experienced Shoot Edit to join the Africa Service and work across all platforms.
  • You need to demonstrate that you are experienced in filming and delivering creative ideas for TV and digital.
  • A career at the BBC offers you an opportunity to tell stories that can change lives. The aim of BBC Africa is to showcase the diverse ideas and aspirations from across the continent in an impartial fair way.

Role Responsibility

  • The Shoot Edit will provide high-quality and creative filming from the field, edit video and feed the material back to base.
  • Working closely with a Reporter and Field Producer, you will contribute original ideas to improve the visual and journalistic content of the story and being aware of the different styles and formats that can be used.
  • You will visually shape ideas for BBC Africa and the whole range of BBC News multimedia content as well as contribute your own story ideas.

Are you the right candidate?

  • The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in a News broadcasting environment, practicing a range of location craft skills (e.g. camerawork / lighting / editing / location facilities).
  • You will have excellent digital skills with a track record of researching and discovering stories and a proven knowledge of issues and stories relevant to African audiences.
  • Experience of filming, editing and packaging content for TV and radio is important as well as the ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with colleagues across BBC News and with organisations outside the BBC.

Package Description

Department: BBC Africa TV

BBC Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Contract:Continuing

Reports to: BBC Africa Regional Deployments Editor

Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in Zambia

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