Radio 4 Extra’s Newsjack in call out for sketches and one-liners (Paid)

Newsjack the Radio 4 Extra topical news sketch show, which anyone can write for, is again looking for writers to submit sketches and one-liners for the series.

Read the Blog for more information about how to submit sketches, plus loads of handy hints and examples.

How to apply:  Make sure you read the full rules before you start sending your material…

  1. Download the template(s)
  2. Write your name and email address in the header
  3. Write in your sketches or one-liners
  4. Attach your sketches or one-liners in an email and send to: newsjacksubmissions@bbc.co.uk

Fees:  There is a flat fee for all non-commissioned material (regardless of the writer’s previous experience):

  • £43.00 per min for sketch
    £21.50 per 30 seconds for sketch
    £21.50 per one-liner
  • This fee will be for taking all rights in the work on a non-exclusive basis.

Deadlines: Submission open from Thursday 19 January 2017 

Sketches: Weekly deadline 12.00pm on Mondays from 23 January (last submission Monday 27 February 2017)

One-Liners: Weekly deadline 12.00pm Tuesdays from 24 January (last submission Tuesday 28 February 2017)

Source:  BBC Writersroom

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