BBC World Service and BBC Academy seeking female academics and researchers for media training and opps

by | Sep 26, 2018

The BBC Academy, in conjunction with BBC World Service English, is holding a free media familiarisation day for women with particular expertise who are interested in appearing on video, radio and online as contributors.

The BBC World Service is the world’s largest international broadcaster and its English language service broadcasts 24 hours a day, with news and programmes on current affairs, business, sports, science, culture and human interest. You can listen to BBC World Service programmes on BBC iPlayer Radio.

If you have expertise in any of the areas listed below, and you can also be at BBC New Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London, W1A 1AA on Thursday 22 November 2018, then we want to hear from you:

Global business
Global development
Global economy and trade
Global health
Global migration and demographics
Global science, technology and innovation
Global sport
Global security
Global youth – trends and issues
International relations and diplomacy

As part of the application process you will need to make a short film.

Full details here:

Note: The University of Manchester News and Media Relations team are happy to check any applications if people want to send them across or discuss them in advance. Contact: Jamie Brown, News and Media Relations Manager (

The closing date for applications is 23:59, Sunday 14 October.