Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Multimedia Journalist intern at You Magazine 2017

Media24 is Africa’s leading media publishing company. The operating business segments span publishing, printing and distribution of magazines, newspapers, books and related products as well as digital content and ecommerce ventures.

This well-balanced portfolio of investments in the media and publishing industries and an ongoing strategy of continuous renewal and adaptations have proven to be a winning formula that has turned Media24 into a leading business entity in the field.

Do you have a relevant tertiary qualification in multimedia journalism? Would you like to kick off your career in one of the largest media players in Africa? Then Media24 is the place for you. We are looking for a dynamic and energetic graduate with strong multi-media journalism skills to join our Graduates in Media Programme on a one-year internship contract starting February 2017. The positions will be based in the digital team at YOU magazine in Cape Town. You must have a desire to tell stories, be immersed in digital media and be able to drive your own learning and career.

Minimum Requirements
A tertiary qualification in journalism with strength in video production and digital publishing. The ideal candidate must have video editing and shooting skills (Adobe Premier Pro) as well as the ability to write and edit copy and a basic understanding of WordPress.

Skills & Competencies
You should have a strong news sense, including visual news, and an understanding of social media, aggregation and curation. The successful candidate will need to be able to adapt to different situations, think laterally and innovate where necessary. The candidate needs to be resilient, able to withstand criticism in a pressured workplace, and possess strong multi-tasking abilities.

Duties & Responsibilities
The position has been designed to provide a graduate with an entrance into the workplace in the rapidly changing world of Media24.


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