Friday, 1 July 2016

News24 isiZulu Editorial Internship 2016

News24, South Africa’s premier news source brings you local and international breaking news, sport updates, entertainment, technology, picture galleries, videos, user-generated content and so much more!

News24 also produces regular Special Reports, bringing you in-depth coverage of the biggest news events of the day.

Ananzi, MWeb, Moneymax and SuperSport, among others, have all chosen News24 as a preferred content partner.

News24 has a position for an editorial internship.

The intern will assist the News24 isiZulu Editorial team in maintaining and updating the site and its various social media channels.

This position will also entitle the intern to gain work experience to learn and hone skills in the editorial environment and to provide the team with support.

Minimum Requirements
  • Qualification in languages/journalism 
  • isiZulu-speaking journalist 
  • No experience required

Skills & Competencies

  • Computer literacy Competency with image software 
  • Social media awareness 
  • Good language and grammar skills 
  • Fluent in isiZulu (written and spoken) 
  • Translating from English to Zulu advantageous. 
  • Willing to learn to fast to keep pace with news in online environment

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain the desired editorial standard by ensuring that News24isiZulu is first with breaking news items 
  • Translate and aggregate stories from English to isiZulu 
  • Upload content 
  • Resize images 
  • Learn practical application of language skills 
  • Load editorial daily from newsfeed under direction 
  • Write content as directed 
  • Contribute ideas as part of editorial team

Location: Durban

Close Date: 2016/07/07


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