Sits vac
Oct 29, 2011
Bishop Hill in BBC

Anyone looking for a job?

Reporting to the UK News Editor through the Health, Science and Environment Assignment Editor, the Science Editor will be a regular contributor to “Today” and the “Six o’clock News” on Radio 4, the “Ten o’clock News” on BBC One, the News Channel, and the News website. He or she will also report for a broader range of BBC outlets on key science news issues when appropriate. He or she will lead the BBC’s journalism in the sciences - working with the Assignment Editor to shape the style, tone and substance of the editorial agenda in science coverage. This person will have excellent contacts with key people in the world of science and be the primary contact for scientific institutions throughout the UK and beyond.

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Knowledge and experience

...thorough knowledge of all the requirements of the Editorial Guidelines and the recommendations of the Neil, King and Jones Reports for BBC News.

Update on Oct 29, 2011 by Registered CommenterBishop Hill

A reader emails to say that the bookies' favourite within the BBC is Roger Harrabin. He is, I suppose, nothing if not familiar with the contents of the Jones report.

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