Lead Presenter – Sports News

  • Employer BBC Sport
  • Town / City Salford
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary Competitive
  • Closing Date 26/01/2022
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We are looking for an experienced TV journalist and presenter who is passionate about sport and passionate about telling stories that reach and engage a large and diverse audience across the UK. As Lead Presenter you will need the confidence, understanding and experience to present in the style and tone of BBC Breakfast both in the studio and also on outside broadcasts at the biggest sporting events in the UK and around the world.

You will have the proven knowledge and ability to handle every sort of story thrown up by the world of sport. You will be able to handle breaking news with authority. You will have the confidence to conduct live interviews on a wide range of topics, from rigorous questioning of sport’s most senior bosses to empathetic engagement with every kind of person whose lives have been touched by sport.

You will be expected to bring fresh ideas and content to BBC Breakfast and BBC Sport more widely, with the necessary editorial understanding and rigour. You will have a track record of dealing with some of sport’s biggest names and the ability to persuade them to appear on BBC Breakfast and other BBC Sport and BBC news output. You will have substantial experience in writing headlines and cues, as well as being able to broadcast live without autocue.

You will be someone with a deep understanding of the BBC’s diverse audiences and a commitment to serving all of them. You will be someone who loves working as part of a team and shows the way in making sure everyone is listened to and is able to perform at their best.

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