Radio Producer

BBC Media Action
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-08-20 Deadline: 2015-08-31
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor/Master Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Journalism / Editor / Media
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Department:          BBC Media Action
Grade:                    6
Reports To:           
Milijuli Nepali Team Leader

Based:                   Kathmandu with possible travel to other regions
Duration:               6 months (with a possibility of extension)  

Job purpose

Reporting to the Milijuli Nepali Team Leader, the radio producers will be responsible for scripting and presenting the programme, producing reports from the field and putting forward ideas and treatments in editorial meetings for themes to cover in the short and medium term.  Radio producers will also be responsible for recognising the needs of the earthquake affected communities and how to use a varied range of radio techniques to pass on that information to the audience in an engaging way. 

Main Duties

  1. Identify the needs of the affected community by using Humanitarian sources, formal research and local contacts in affected areas.  
  2. Contribute original ideas and treatments for content during daily editorial meetings.
  3. Conduct interviews in a sensitive way with a wide range of people on location. 
  4. Produce radio packages ready for transmission on a diverse variety of issues 
  5. Write the script and present the programme from the studio or out on location.  
  6. Provide training and mentoring to radio producers from community radio stations on the most effective way of producing useful, timely  and engaging information for the affected community. 
  7. Ensure all content meets the required technical standards, BBC editorial policy and BBC values.
  8. Other project activities as necessary.


Essential skills and experience

  1. Experience of producing and presenting radio programmes for Nepalese audiences.
  2. A strong and engaging broadcasting voice. 
  3. Radio production skills, including producing editorial content, technical recording and post-production skills.
  4. Demonstrable creative ability.
  5. Strong understanding of BBC editorial values and their application in programme making.
  6. Well-developed understanding of key development needs of Nepal and the issues facing earthquake affected communities.
  7. A proven track record in producing engaging radio content for local audiences.
  8. Ability to work on own initiative and organise time effectively within a range of often conflicting deadlines.  
  9. The ability to forge strong working relations quickly and gain the trust of project stakeholders, including partners.
  10. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  11. Extensive knowledge of how social media can be used to support the goals of Milijuli Nepali.  
  12. A good standard of written and spoken English.

Apply Instructions


Please send a C.V. and cover letter in English to as by the 31st of August 2015. 


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Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location 2 Cha, Sanepa Chowk, Lalitpur, Nepal
Organization Size 20-50
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