The BBC News Komla Dumor Award will be made to an outstanding individual living and working in Africa, who combines strong journalism skills, on-air flair, and an exceptional talent in telling African stories with the ambition and potential to become a star of the future.
Komla Dumor was a BBC News journalist whose passion was to tell African stories to the world with honesty and integrity. It’s a legacy that the BBC wants to continue.
Go to BBC on careerssearch.bbc.co.uk to apply
- You must provide a CV (maximum two pages) / complete a careers hub profile.
- You must hold or be able to obtain a valid passport.
- You must not be a current or former member of BBC staff.
- If successful, your employer must be willing to release you for three months from September 2023 for you to travel on your own to take up your placement in London.
- The visa requires that you hold a degree or are studying towards a degree equivalent to a UK Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university.
- References, proof of employment, birth certificate, passport, an appropriate UK visa and proof of level of English will be required from shortlisted candidates.