2019 BBC Africa Womens Affairs Journalist Program

Deadline: December 18, 2018.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

Join the African digital innovation team of multitalented journalists , developers , illustrators and graphic designers with the mandate to innovate and influence the next generation of African women.

The BBC has a new digital innovation hub in Lagos with the ambition to develop digital journalism in Africa. Your role as Women Affairs Journalist will play a key role in helping our content reach underserved audiences – such as younger, more female and more diverse demographics in Africa.




1. They have an exciting opportunity to create new forms of digital storytelling and journalism that reaches 111 million people in Africa.

2. As a Women Affairs Journalist you will join a multidisciplinary digital team in Lagos, playing an integral role in brainstorming, creating and executing women’s content. 3. You’ll also be contribute regularly and host our new TV programme The SheWord  so they are looking for candidates who are comfortable in front of the camera.




1. The BBC’s Africa Hub is looking for a creative journalist aware of the emerging and unreported stories about African women.

2. You will have a background creating content that represents and targets African women, creating compelling stories.

3. They are looking for an experienced journalist who is literate in social media. Y

4. You will be someone who genuinely believes there are many stories about African women to be told who will source, curate and commission content on women’s issues from across Africa.




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