Weekend & Sports Editor, BBC Radio Derby

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Radio Derby enjoys a reputation for lively, upbeat programmes and distinctive journalism. We are now looking for a talented individual to be a member of the management team in the role of Weekend & Sports Editor, directing an important part of our output.

Main Responsibilities

Taking charge of our weekend programming and our sports output throughout the week, you’ll work a Thursday-Monday week and lead our weekend and sports teams in producing a range of popular programmes. These include our two weekend breakfast shows, our Saturday afternoon sports programme and our programmes aimed at the local Asian and African Caribbean communities. You’ll also take on other responsibilities on an ad hoc basis

Are you the right candidate?

You’ll have significant experience as a radio producer, be comfortable making editorial decisions and relish managing highly motivated teams. An understanding of the BBC Local Radio audience – and of diverse audiences in particular – is essential. You’ll know why sport is so important here and you’ll have an appreciation of the digital future.

For more information please contact Editor Simon Cornes – simon.cornes@bbc.co.uk

Important Information

Interviews are expected to take place w/c 5th November 2018.

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

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.

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