Friday, 15 January 2016

2 X Intern Junior Writer At eNCA Online 2016

Reporting to the online news editor: eNCA Online, your key performance areas will include:

  • Identify stories in line with editorial policy and aims

  • Prepare morning stories and morning handover

  • Constant monitoring of wire feeds

  • Alert broader team to breaking new stories

  • Write web-ready pieces using broadcast source material

  • Source visuals from archives when needed

  • Liaise with television side of the business to ensure relevant content is reflected on website

  • Upload stories are tagged and effectively linked to other relevant content

  • Technical troubleshooting

  • Assist with content for social network sites, including Twitter and Facebook

  • Make calls to emergency services and SAPS

  • Upload channel packages and video into the CMS (content management system)


  • Computer literate

  • Demonstrable interest in and passion for hard news

  • Understanding of online news and new media

  • Perfect English

  • Strong writing skills

  • Strong visual sense

  • A passion for story telling

  • Understanding of journalistic ethics

  • Basic sense of legal issues around broadcast and online media

  • Strong work ethic

  • Good sense of humour and robust nature

  • Solutions- and outcomes-orientated

  • Good understanding of social media

  • Ability to work under extreme pressure, and deliver on deadline


  • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Suite and /or other high-end video and photo editing tools

  • Understanding of local and international web video trends and best practice

  • Familiarity with web content management systems

  • Own transport


  • The successful candidates will be required to work irregular and long hours, including weekends, public holidays and standby shifts.

  • This is a contract position only.

If you possess the criteria and qualifications as stated, please send your Application form together with a detailed CV to 

Closing date: 22 January 2016.

Only shortlisted applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 14 days after closing of the advert, please accept that your application was not successful.

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