BBC World Service on the lookout for media professionals

MUMBAI: As per an advertisement appeared in The Times of India's job supplement Ascent (dated 20 September), the BBC World Service and its ally, the independent charity organisation, BBC World Service Trust are looking at hiring media professionals.

BBC World Service is looking for producers / journalists for its Hindi service. The BBC World Service Trust has called for applications from professionals in the fields of production, direction, editing, scripting and finance.

The BBC's Hindi service broadcasts on radio to South Asia and its website, is a constantly updated one. The job responsibilities of journalists / producers include writing, rewriting, translating, and presenting programmes on air. The positions are based in London. Interested candidates can either apply online at or send an email to Applications should be received by 12 October.

The BBC World Service Trust, producer of shows Jasoos Vijay and Haath Se Haath Milaa, is recruiting producers, production manager, unit managers, casting director, art director / costume designer, VT editors, script editor, chief assistant directors, assistant directors, assistant producers and finance assistant. All these full-time positions are based in Delhi.

Freelance positions for directors, directors of photography and script writers are also open. For its youth TV programmes, BBC World Service Trust is hiring an executive producer.

Applications can be sent to The last date for receiving applications for the same is 25 September.

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