Do you have it in you to be the next BBC Earth presenter? A global search kicked off on Thursday for a fresh new presenter who can offer a different perspective on all things natural history and science. They are looking for someone to join the team to filming a four-part YouTube series.
– Passionate about our planet and all the wonderful things that live on it.
– Fascinated in the wider world of science, space or the human race.
– Able to communicate your passion with eager and curious audiences all over the world.
If you are, then enter this international talent search to become BBC Earth’s newest online presenter.
The call for aspiring science storytellers to film and upload a short video to either Youtube, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, that shows off their unique and creative approach to educational communication is officially open. Successful applications stand a chance to win the opportunity to create content for the BBC Earth Youtube channel.
The BBC Earth YouTube channels have collectively over 3-million subscribers and have amassed over 945-million views, connecting with audiences around the world with factual content on demand, every day.
Alex Ayling, Head of Digital Studios for Global Brands at BCC Studios said, “We have a great family of presenters already and we feel a great responsibility to make sure that the next generation of STEM professionals, whoever they are and wherever they come from, have someone to look up to that they can relate to. I’m so excited to see what kind of science communicator talent, and future role models, there are out there waiting to be discovered.”
Entry videos must be submitted by 11:59pm (BST) on July 5, 2018. Entries will be judged on how fresh the approach to science communication is, how clearly the facts can be understood by an audience on the internet, and how much of the presenter’s passion comes across in their presenting style.
Steps to enter are:
1. Make a video in English explaining your favourite science fact in under 60 seconds. (This should be a new video made just for this competition).
Videos can be in the form of vlog style, interviewing someone, intercut with animation, or use a (safe!) practical demonstration to get your fact across. Really showing your creative approach to science communication.
2. Post that video publicly (so BBC can find it) to either YouTube, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
Use the hashtag #BBCEarthPresenterSearch somewhere in the title / tweet / post.
3. Fill in the entry form online and include a link to your video and a short statement about why you want to be the next BBC Earth presenter.
Watch the call to action here
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Pictures: BCC Earth