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BBC World Service Jobs with the Igbo Language Service

 

Africas media landscape is changing. It is one of the fastest developing news markets in the world with mobile technology transforming lives, internet connectivity increasing, the radio market remaining relatively strong and Television migrating from analogue to digital.

The BBC World Service remains the leading international broadcaster in Africa, reaching a weekly audience of more than 100 million across all platforms and Social Media. Globally, the BBC reaches a weekly audience of 320 million weekly across various platforms.

Over the next four years, the BBC World Service will be expanding its multimedia operations in Africa by doubling the number of language services from 6 to 12.

Three of the new language services, Igbo, Yoruba and Pidgin, will serve our audiences in Nigeria and West Africa. They will be based in Lagos, working alongside our operation in Abuja from where the BBC currently produces its Hausa service output. There is a strong emphasis on reaching and connecting with young audiences.

Please find below the current vacancies for the Igbo Language Service

VACANCIES CLOSE 4TH JULY 2017

·       Editor http://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Editor-Igbo-Service/22169

·        Senior Broadcast Journalist http://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Senior-Broadcast-Journalist-Igbo-Service/22170

·        Broadcast Journalist http://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Broadcast-Journalist-Igbo/22171

·        Digital Technical Producer http://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Digital-Technical-Producer/22168

·        Igbo Reporter based in Enugu http://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Reporter-Igbo/22174  

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