The TV Sports News area is seeking two experienced Presenters (One x continuing contract, one x fixed term) The roles will be primarily to present bulletins and programmes across a range of output on BBC News Channel, BBC World News and Network News. The two successful candidates will play key roles on our TV output and may also contribute to radio and digital too.
Reporting to the TV Sports News Output Editor, you will work alongside a production team to provide up to date sports news throughout the day. You will present longer form programmes across domestic and World output and will be expected to make an important contribution writing scripts and coming up with ideas for our sports news output. You will instil confidence in our production teams and work closely with them to make the output the best it can be. You will be able to deliver breaking news when required, accurately, quickly and confidently. You will work shifts and may have to work at weekends and occasionally overnight. You should contribute to BBC Sport’s and sports news strategies, with particular focus on attracting younger audiences. You will be committed to serving a diverse audience, both in the sports covered and the treatment of our stories, including women’s and disability sport. There may also be opportunities to report on sports events as and when required.
Please note – As part of our shortlisting process we will ask candidates being considered for interview to supply a 3 minute showreel. This should have a strong focus on your studio presentation work.
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