Journalist, BBC Radio Nottingham

  • UK
  • Nottingham
  • Applications have closed.

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Be part of something special. Join the BBC.

BBC Radio Nottingham’s patch is diverse and interesting. You will need to be comfortable finding stories in a big city, a rural village, a former mining town, or a leafy suburb – because Nottinghamshire has them all.

Main Responsibilities

You’ll be a broadcast journalist with strong news judgement and a creative approach to telling stories. You’ll be confident finding and researching original stories that matter to our listeners. You’ll need to be a strong all-rounder as happy to turn your hand to reporting, producing, or putting together a bulletin. You’ll work across a range of shifts including weekends.

Are you the right candidate?

You’ll already have experience of working in a radio, television or multi-media newsroom and be determined to make your mark in ours. You’ll be able to show that you can generate original stories and deliver them in creative and entertaining ways.

A great on air voice is essential, as is the ability to work flexibly, and be a team player. Sound editorial judgement and an understanding of our audience are essential. Knowledge of Nottinghamshire is desirable but not essential.


In addition to your CV please include a document covering the following topic:

Please submit two stories ideas and how you would develop them for radio and social media

Please note – you’ll be asked to upload this document as part of your CareersHub application, after the equal opportunities questions.

Applications which do not have this submission or late submissions will not be considered.

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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