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10 Apr 2018

Full-Time Researcher & Discussion Programmes Jobs

BBC – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

Job Description

Under the guidance of a senior Journalist / Editorial Lead, the post holder is expected to gather information and updates, as well as selecting stories and sources which provide unique insights to users.

Essential Qualification

  • An excellent level of spoken and written English. Swahili or another African language is also desirable.
  • Understanding of what audiences are looking for in digital and social media content.
  • Editorial judgment and the ability to spot a story
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to present complex information and ideas clearly and concisely
  • An interest in African news, current affairs and discussion content.
  • Willingness and enthusiasm to embrace new ways of working and new technology to find and analyse information and produce content and an ability to share/communicate what you know, or have learnt, to others in the team
  • Ability to understand and identify the needs of discussions audiences
  • Excellent attention to detail


  • Understanding user groups and target markets
  • Expertise in the collection, processing, analysis and visualisation of data (possibly including basic programming skills)
  • Experience as a journalist
  • Content creation, video shooting/editing skills or broadcast experience
  • A thorough knowledge of all the requirements of the BBC’s editorial policy

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Journalism. Job Types: Full-Time.


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