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Journalism Trainee Scheme @ BBC


 

Applications to join the BBC’s Journalism Trainee scheme has just opened.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an internationally-respected organisation and learn from the start.

These are the traits that the BBC are looking for their trainee journalists:

 

BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme 

  • You are a creative storyteller who is curious about the world around you.
  • You are fascinated by news and current affairs.
  • You love meeting people and sharing people’s stories.
  • You are already showing your journalistic potential.
  • You may be writing articles for a newspaper, working at a radio station, blogging or vlogging – or creating great social media content.
  • You can help us reach all of our audiences including people who might not normally consume news.
  • You will be 18 or over by the time the scheme starts in the autumn.

About the Journalism Trainee Scheme

During this 11-month scheme, you will undertake training with the BBC Academy while working alongside news teams in placements with Online, Digital, Radio or TV News. These placements will offer you hands-on experience involving researching, writing and broadcasting news.

Although we offer general Journalism trainee places around the UK, we also offer a number of specialist placements in the following areas:

–       The Gareth Butler Politics placement (Millbank, London)

–       Sports News placement (Salford)

–       Sport placement (BBC Scotland)

–       Welsh Language Trainee (Cardiff)

–       Gaelic News placement (BBC Scotland)

–       World Service group placement (London)

–       Visual Journalism placement (London)

 

To learn more about the role watch the BBC’s video here:

 

Apply for this role here:

 

If you have any questions and updates about the BBC’s Journalism schemes follow @BBCGetin / #bbcgetin on Twitter & Instagram.

 

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