BBC Ukrainian Service
The World Service is the world’s leading international multimedia news provider with an audience of over 146 million worldwide in over 30 languages including English
Working in a team of journalists you’ll be researching, writing, translating and producing material for radio, the Internet and other media forms. You’ll conduct interviews, present programmes and chair discussions. You’ll also have to translate and adapt material swiftly and accurately for transmission and online output.
With at least three years’ recent and relevant experience in a journalistic environment and in-depth knowledge of the Ukrainian political scene, Ukrainian as your first or equivalent language as well as excellent written and spoken English, you’ll also have a sound knowledge of national and international affairs, excellent translation skills and a good microphone voice. Education to degree-level, strong IT skills and extensive knowledge of the Internet are also essential.
Assessments and interviews will be held in October 2007 in Kyiv and it is hoped the selected candidate will be able to start in November or soon after.
Address for written applications (including CV):
Head, BBC Ukrainian Service
Room 503 SE