[Vacancy] Journalist Needed at BBC World Service

Are you a passionate and skilled journalist looking for a fulfilling role in the heart of Lagos? The BBC World Service is currently seeking a talented individual to join our esteemed team as a Journalist.

Journalist Position:

  • Location: Lagos
  • Employment Type: Full-Time


To thrive in this role, applicants should possess:

  • A degree in journalism, communications, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a journalist with a keen understanding of news production.
  • Strong research and interviewing skills.


  1. Research and Reporting: Conduct in-depth research on various topics and produce high-quality reports for broadcast and online platforms.
  2. Interviewing: Conduct engaging interviews with a diverse range of individuals to gather insights, opinions, and first-hand accounts for compelling news stories.
  3. Story Development: Collaborate with editors and producers to develop and pitch story ideas that resonate with our audience and align with the BBC’s editorial standards.
  4. Adherence to Editorial Guidelines: Ensure strict adherence to editorial guidelines and standards, maintaining the integrity and credibility of the BBC World Service.
  5. Multimedia Storytelling: Embrace a multimedia approach to storytelling by incorporating visuals, audio, and other elements to enhance the impact and reach of your journalistic pieces.
  6. Field Reporting: When necessary, be prepared to conduct field reporting, covering events and stories on location to provide our audience with a firsthand perspective.
  7. Stay Informed: Keep abreast of current events, trends, and developments to contribute to the continuous improvement of news coverage.

How to Apply:

If you are ready to take on this exciting opportunity and contribute to the renowned BBC World Service, please apply through our official careers portal at BBC Careers Portal. Be sure to submit your application before the deadline.

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