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BBC World Service looking for female experts

26 Sep 2018

The BBC is looking for female experts who’d like to appear on air as contributors to BBC World Service English programmes

Broadcast

The BBC Academy, in conjunction with BBC World Service English, is holding a free media familiarisation day for women with particular expertise who are interested in appearing on video, radio and online as contributors for BBC World Service English programmes. (BBC World Service English programmes can be heard on the BBC Radio iPlayer.)

The full-day event is taking place at BBC New Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London, W1A 1AA on Thursday, 22 November 2018. 

The BBC is looking for women with the following areas of expertise:

  • Global business
  • Global development
  • Global economy and trade
  • Global health
  • Global migration and demographics
  • Global science, technology and innovation
  • Global sport
  • Global security
  • Global youth - trends and issues
  • International relations and diplomacy

The deadline for applications is Sunday, 14 October. 

Applicants will need to send by email a CV and a short film of no more than two minutes duration as well as personal details and answers to specific questions. 

There is more information available on the BBC website

The Media Relations team advertises many other media training schemes and events on its intranet page, including the current BBC/Arts and Humanities Research Council, New Generation Thinkers scheme which is open until 4 October. 

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