BBC Sport online is at the heart of the world’s major sporting events, whether it be the World Cup, Olympics, Premier League, Six Nations, international cricket, Wimbledon or The Open. Every day our teams deliver breaking sports stories of the highest quality as well as providing world-class live coverage of the events themselves.
Production desk sub editors are the gatekeepers of that content, ensuring it is fair, accurate and engaging to our audience while upholding the BBC’s core values and standards.
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Media City, Salford, United Kingdom
Sub editors on the production desk, also known as Senior Broadcast Journalists (SBJs), are expected to do the following:
Are you the right candidate?
We need experienced freelance journalists, particularly those who have worked as sub editors in the newspaper industry or online, to comply and manage our large portfolio of content to the highest editorial and legal standards.
A consistency of approach, thorough knowledge of platforms and understanding of on-demand media is vital, as well as being able to work under pressure.
Proven editorial judgement and flair in a newsroom – where pictures, graphics, social media, video and stats are just as important as the written word – should be married with considerable experience in journalism, preferably at a national level.
Deadline for applications on this role is 31st July 2018.
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