Location: Kathmandu,Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2021-04-01 Deadline: 2021-04-11
  • Location : Kathmandu Nepal
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Journalism / Editor / Media
Job Description

Job Introduction

BBC World Service is an international multimedia broadcaster, part of BBC News, delivering a wide range of language and regional services and working increasingly with other parts of BBC News to serve global audiences. It uses multiple platforms to reach its weekly audience of 426 million globally, including TV, digital platforms including social media, AM, FM, shortwave, digital satellite and cable channels.

We are looking for a talented journalists to join the team in Kathmandu.

Role Responsibility

Working closely with other members of BBC News Nepali and the wider news division, you will identify and produce original news and general interest content for Nepali speaking audiences. You will produce journalism of the highest quality for our multiplatform operation, which includes text, video and audio.

Flexibility is required from our journalists to suit the demands of our newsroom operation.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a creative and highly skilled journalist with proven experience of creating multi-platform journalism. You will have the ability to work under pressure on breaking and developing news stories in a newsroom environment and out in the field.

Knowledge of regional issues and current affairs is essential, as is a good awareness of social trends in the region.

Package Description

  • Continuing (permanent) contract
  • Role based in Kathmandu
  • Local terms and conditions apply

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

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

Job Specification

Knowledge, skills, training and experience


  • Significant recent experience as a journalist, with a good knowledge of production techniques
  • Demonstrates sound editorial and policy decisions based upon a clear understanding of the BBC’s distinctive news agenda, the requirements of news and current affairs coverage, the programme departments and the audience
  • Ability to use technology as required, in order to gather material for broadcast.
  • Understands how a team works effectively and adopts the most appropriate role
  • Able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people
  • Demonstrates a commitment to improving diversity in the BBC and understands how individual differences can benefit the BBC
  • Effective planning and organising skills, ability to concentrate on several areas of work at one time, prioritising, delivering consistently to deadlines and reacting positively to changes and conflicting priorities
  • Ability to write creatively in an engaging manner, adapt, produce and translate with accuracy, clarity and style appropriate to differing audiences and forms of media suitable for multimedia output
  • The flexibility and adaptability to sustain performance, particularly under pressure to meet deadlines and changing priorities and circumstances
  • An understanding of Health & Safety procedures and how it applies to broadcasting

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Organization Summary

The BBC is the world’s leading public service broadcaster We’re impartial and independent, and every day we create distinctive, world-class programmes and content which inform, educate and entertain millions of people in the UK and around the world.
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Organization Size 1-10
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