Journalist Intern Vacancy in S.Africa Jan/Feb 2017

By | January 26, 2017

Journalist Intern Vacancy in S.Africa Jan/Feb 2017

Thando MohlammeJournalist Intern in S.Africa 2017

Remuneration:Basic salary
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Student
Travel requirement:Occasional
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Type:10 months


Job description

The program offers recently graduated, aspiring journalists an opportunity to acquire journalistic skills within a fully convergent newsroom and multimedia environment of radio, print and digital platforms.
The successful candidate will be expected to work at Central Media Group newsroom on a full time basis for a ten (10) month period.

At the end of the internship the candidate should be able to successfully complete the following:
Sourcing strong story ideas, doing interviews, writing a radio news story/bulletin, re-angling stories, adding value to stories (soundbites, photos, videos etc.) handling press releases, doing follow-ups where necessary, building an extensive contact network and be active on all social media such as Facebook and Twitter.


  • Completed relevant degree or national diploma  in journalism/media/ communication or equivalent
  • Code B driver’s license essential (own vehicle advantageous)


Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Have a passion for journalism and a sound general knowledge of news and current affairs
  • Have exceptional communication and writing skills
  • Be able to work under pressure and keep to tight deadlines
  • A working knowledge of a camera and voice recorders
  • Have computer and internet literacy
  • Basic journalistic skills in news identification, news gathering and news presentations
  • Be able to work closely with a diverse news team
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Contact details
Thando Mohlamme
Thando Mohlamme
+27 51 505 0900