Chevening/BBC Professional Placement Programme 2021 for Journalists

Chevening/BBC Professional Placement Programme 2021 for Journalists


Mar 31, 2021    
12:00 am



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The Chevening Secretariat and the BBC World Service Group are pleased to announce the opening of the Chevening/BBC World Service Group Professional Placement Programme beginning in September 2021.

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The placement programme will offer successful applicants a place at the BBC for a three and a half month. Depending on their skills and interests, successful applicants could be placed in one of a number of areas of World Service Group activities.  Interested applicants are encouraged to take advantage of this rare opportunity.

Eligibility Criteria for Chevening/BBC Professional Placement Programme 2021

  • Applicants must demonstrate that they have at least two years’ experience as a working journalist, and/or have or will have completed a master’s in journalism by the time that the placement starts.
  • Applicants must demonstrate excellent academic, journalism and leadership abilities.
  • Applicants must be willing to abide by the guidelines governing the conduct of professionals at the programme.

Programme Benefits

  • Enrolment on a bespoke one-week course at the BBC College of Journalism.
  • Access to College of Journalism courses on the same basis as BBC staff.
  • Supervision and mentorship at a BBC location.
  • Chevening stipend throughout the placement period.

How to Apply for Chevening/BBC Professional Placement Programme 2021

Interested applicants for the Chevening/BBC Professional Placement Programme are to complete an online application form and submit the following to [email protected]:

  • An up-to-date CV
  • Status letter from your university confirming the end date of your course
  • A copy of international passport and current Tier 4 visa/BRP
  • Complete application form.

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