* Interns will be required to do research as well as his/her own and supplementary reporting. He/she will be expected to originate story ideas.
*Applicants must have matric and a completed qualification in media, communications or journalism.
* A clean criminal record
* A Valid driver’s licence
Flexibility and willingness to work overtime when required
Skills & Competencies
A good general knowledge
Excellent command of written and spoken English
Ability to work under pressure
A sharp news sense and an ability to generate own stories suitable for the title
Duties & Responsibilities
•Investigate and research article content for news
•Write news and articles, adhering to strict deadlines;
•Create target-market-specific articles;
•Adhere to the quality , style and content standards as laid out and required by the particular publication;
•Comply with the requirements of the South African Press Code;
•May be required to complete layout and other production-related tasks;
•May be required to take photographs; and
•May be required to produce content for online and other platforms
About Us The Witness (previously The Natal Witness) is a daily newspaper published in Pietermaritzburg.
It mainly serves readers in Pietermaritzburg, Durban and the inland areas of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
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