The Content Hub has an exciting Internship opportunity for three (3) suitably qualified individuals. The programme 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.
Relevant tertiary qualification in Journalism/Media/ Communication or equivalent
Have a passion for journalism and a sound general knowledge of news and current affairs
Have exceptional communication and writing skills in English and Afrikaans
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
Code B driver’s license essential
Own vehicle will be an advantage
Closing date is 17 June 2016. Interested applicants are requested to apply with a comprehensive CV to Thando Mohlamme via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject line of email should be: INTERN
Central Media Group (Pty) Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The appointment will be made in line with Central Media Group’s Employment Equity Plan and Policy.