Journalism Coordinator

Southampton, Hampshire
Competitive salary dependant on experience
14 Sep 2018
23 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Part Time


  • Working closely with the presenter and with the available time before the show, you’ll research and prepare any required audio.
  • Whilst on-air you’ll answer the phones and show any live guests through to the studio, you will also be responsible for the show’s social media, plus ensuring clips and photos are uploaded to the relevant websites.
  • You’ll also be expected to drive the broadcast desk when required. 

About you:

  • You’ll have a passion for radio and be excited about being part of something new. You’ll be buzzing with ideas and how we can bring them to life on the radio. You’ll be proactive in anticipating the needs of the presenter and ensuring the programme runs smoothly. 
  • You’ll be great at multi-tasking, able to deal with callers as well as nervous live guests and still find time to publish content on social media. 

In your application you’ll need to demonstrate both your passion live radio and how you believe the new evening show could make an impact on-air and on social media. 

About The Company 
We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role. 

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background. 




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