BBC Digital Journalism Apprenticeship 2019

BBC Digital Journalism Apprenticeship 2019

Deadline: February 20, 2019

Are a social media enthusiast who is already making great digital content? Can you spot a story and make it go viral? Do you understand how to connect with your local community and share their stories and experiences? Apply now for the BBC Digital Journalism Apprenticeship 2019.

You will work alongside BBC News teams on work placements and assist them with delivering quality News output and content, whether that is online and digital, radio or television. Meanwhile, you will be working towards a Level 3 Diploma in Journalism. Balancing your time between learning on the job and in a classroom environment will be essential.

Your work placements could be based at a number of BBC news centres including London, Birmingham, Norwich, Nottingham, York, Oxford and Southampton. They have opportunities based in Northern Ireland and there are also places working in News and Sport with BBC Scotland based in Glasgow. When applying you need to be flexible about where you live, as well as your working hours. Working at the BBC is not a Monday to Friday nine-to-five job.


  • Selected applicants will have an apprenticeship to train to be a journalist with the BBC – with a diploma in journalism accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) at the end of it
  • You will learn how to create great content for BBC News across TV, radio, digital, online and social media
  • You will train and work alongside top Editors and staff across different parts of BBC News and Current Affairs
  • You will get to tell news stories which appeal to a whole range of people who might not normally watch or listen to the news


  • You should be creative, curious and resilient;
  • You must love all things digital and be able to show you are already using social media to tell stories;
  • You must have a passion for writing;
  • You must be interested in what is going on in the news.


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For more information, visit BBC Digital Journalism Apprenticeship.