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BBC seeks bilingual journalists [Worldwide]

BBC seeks bilingual journalists [Worldwide]

Posted on January 27, 2015


February 15, 2015

Aspiring journalists can apply for this training program in London.

The BBC is launching a new work experience program based in the World Service languages. The program includes a weeklong training in radio, tv and online reporting, followed by a three-week stint in a language service.

Candidates must be fluent in speaking, reading and writing in both English and one of the following languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Burmese, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Dari, English, French, Kinyarwanda/Kirundi, Kiswahili, Kyrgyz, Hausa, Hindi, Indonesian, Nepali, Pashto, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Sinhala, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek and Vietnamese. 

Participants must be available to travel to London on March 2 to 27 or June 22 to July 17.

The BBC provides accommodation and living expenses to participants from outside London.  

The deadline to apply is Feb. 15.

For more information, click here.