Friday, May 09, 2008

Editor Discussion Programmes

BBC World Service Trust
12 month fixed term contract
Ref: 370637

The BBC World Service Trust, the international development arm of the BBC, is looking for an Editor Discussion Programmes for a high-profile discussion programme (radio and television) in support of the objectives of the BBC WST Peace and Conflict Transformation Project in Nepal. The programmes will aim to provide a forum for discussion and debate while exploring strategies to address the root causes of conflict and political instability in Nepal.

You will be based in Kathmandu and work closely with the BBC Nepali Service. While knowledge of Nepali is not required, you will need to work effectively in different cultural settings and should enjoy leading and inspiring a local production team. As well as taking responsibility for the editorial, financial and staff management of the local production team, you will provide programme related training to local broadcast partners.

The successful applicant will have extensive production experience with interactive discussion programming at a senior level in radio and/or television a track record in managing a production team on a daily/weekly/returning strand or a major one-off project that made a considerable impact. You will have an enthusiasm for generating new ideas with the widest possible audience appeal and will be able to create a compelling vision, inspiring confidence and creativity across a production base. You’ll have a track record in the careful management of budgets and will be fully up to date with the latest production-related technology.

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