The BBC World News Komla Dumor Award will be made to an extraordinary individualliving and working in Africa, who consolidates solid news-casting abilities, on air style, and an uncommon ability in disclosing to African stories with the aspiration and potential to wind up distinctly a star without bounds.
Application Deadline: fifteenth March 2017
Qualified Countries: African nations
To be taken at (nation): London, UK
About the Award: Komla Dumor was a writer of Africa.His enthusiasm was to disclose to African stories to the world with trustworthiness and respectability. Its a legacy that the BBC needs to proceed.
Sort: Contest, Journalist
Qualification: To apply for this prestigious honor, you should be at present living and filling in as a writer in Africa with 3 to 10 years encounter as an expert columnist in Africa. You should likewise have the accompanying aptitudes and experience:
Superb news coverage aptitudes, incorporating into computerized and online networking.
Broadcasting background is ideal.
A phenomenal telecom voice and solid giving aptitudes the capacity to perform at the receiver with style.
The capacity to distinguish and pitch a solid unique African story thought, adjusted to the BBC article rules
Wide and exceptional learning and comprehension of the African mainland, including legislative issues, business, culture, history and game.
Familiarity with English as a first or comparable dialect.
Extra prerequisites for all candidates
You should give a CV (most extreme two pages)/finish a vocations center point profile.
You should hold or have the capacity to get by first March 2017a international ID that is legitimate until no less than 31st January 2018.
You should not be a present or previous individual from BBC staff.
On the off chance that fruitful, your manager must will to discharge you for three months from September 2017for you to set out all alone to take up your situation in London.
The visa requires that you hold a degree or are considering towards a degree proportionate to a UK Bachelors degree from a perceived college.
References, verification of work, birth endorsement, international ID, a fitting UK visa and confirmation of level of English will be required from shortlisted hopefuls.
Number of Awardees: 1
Estimation of Program: The champ of the BBC World News Komla Dumor honor will get a unique preparing and advancement opportunity with the BBC in London, beginning toward the beginning of September 2017and running for three months. Working with groups from crosswise over BBC News, the victor will deliver an African story for the BBC and have their story and their voice shared over the mainland and the world. They will be bolstered by an abnormal state BBC guide and go to courses keep running by the BBCs world-class preparing office, the BBC Academy.
The BBC will pay for the victors flights to and from the UK and for their visa. We will likewise mastermind and pay for the champs convenience in London amid their arrangement. The victor will get 2,000 every month for the three month situation to cover their everyday costs and an irregular installment of 5,000 as a commitment towards loss of pay in their nation of origin. A portion of the above might be liable to tax collection (and conclusions will be made as proper).
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Grant Provider: BBC