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Media24: Journalism/Media studies Internship Programme

Applicants stand the chance to experience a year-long paid internship at Huisgenoot and/or YOU magazine where they will get hands-on experience in a newsroom and produce digital content.  English, as well as Afrikaans students, can apply.  The successful candidate will be based in either Cape Town or Johannesburg.

Responsibilities

  • Generate online content and videos for our digital platforms on a daily basis.
  • Generate ideas for online as well as print articles on a weekly basis.
  • Assist the digital team with uploads and enrichment of content as well as the administrating of social media pages.
  • Conceptualizing web-packaging.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in:
  1. Journalism,
  2. Media studies
  3. or any relevant field.
  • Be digitally savvy
  • Be able to produce original content and videos of high quality

Skills & Competencies

  • A strong interest in news, online journalism, and digital media.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Be comfortable working in English or in Afrikaans.
  • A keen eye for viral news and content.
  • Experienced user of different social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
  • Knowledge of Content Management Systems, especially WordPress, would be an advantage.
  • Eagerness to learn.
  • The ability to work in a team as well as independently.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • The ability to produce videos of high quality
How to Apply

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