Vacant Journalists positions at BBC Africa, Lagos, Nairobi

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Four new roles with the Gates Foundation project – two in Lagos and two in Nairobi –  are vacant for covering West and East Africa respectively, at the BBC Africa.

In each location, BBC Africa says it is hiring a Senior Journalist reporter and a Journalist to work as part of a small team on a 12-month attachment/FTC.

” You’ll need to be full of ideas for stories and creative treatments that will bring the key issues of water, sanitation and hygiene to life.

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” We’re looking for stories that focus on people’s lives and innovative solutions, with a focus on reaching audiences across the continent on digital, social, TV and radio.

“The stories will reach audiences across a host of platforms from our own BBC language services and genre programmes to World news, and Instagram to YouTube.

” These are local roles, so you’ll need to be based in Nigeria or Kenya respectively in order to apply. Deadline Monday 1st February 2021.”

https://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Senior-Journalist-Reporter-Gates-Foundation-Project-Lagos/51959

https://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Senior-Journalist-Reporter-Gates-Foundation-Project-Nairobi/51960

https://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Journalist-Gates-Foundation-Project-Lagos/51961

https://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Journalist-Gates-Foundation-Project-Nairobi/51962

“We also want to work with reporters and teams elsewhere on the continent, so if you’re not eligible for these roles but have a brilliant idea there will be a chance to get involved.

” The advertisement for the London-based Assistant Editor to run the project is here: https://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Assistant-Editor-Gates-Foundation-Project-Africa/51877 Deadline for this role is the 24th of January.”

Any questions, do get in touch!

Lucy Walker

Multimedia News Editor, BBC Africa

BBC World Service

Tel: +44 7711 386 356

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