We’re looking for applications for the 2013 BBC Kick Off trainee sports reporter scheme. The project is aimed at giving talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds an opportunity to develop their reporting skills within the BBC.
As a BBC Kick Off reporter you will receive full training, a mentor from the BBC, and a 2 days a week minimum, 8 week placement during the summer working alongside a BBC Local Radio and online sports team. You do not need to have any prior journalism experience or training to apply for this scheme.
A successful reporter will have a proven passion for sport and a willingness to further their career in sport journalism. Many previous reporters from the Kick Off scheme have continued to work at their local BBC centre, with other subsequently working for BBC Sport.
Placements are available in the following BBC sites:
1. Radio Scotland
2. Radio Wales
4. Birmingham online hub
11. London 94.9
15. Three Counties
To enable you to click and apply for BBC Kick Off Sport Reporter opportunities you need to click here to set up your profile before applying. Please ensure that you are logged onto your profile when you click on the link to apply.
Due to Health & Safety considerations you will need to be aged 18 or over on July 1st 2013 to apply for this placement - There are no other age limitations.
You can read more about the scheme in the other pages on the right plus you can see a short film about Kick Off 2012 at the top of this page.
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