Monday, 28 August 2017

Print Journalist Graduate Opportunity at The Citizen 2017

The Citizen is a Gauteng-based daily, national newspaper, distributed Monday to Friday, with its core circulation in Gauteng (82%). Saturday Citizen appears on Saturdays.

In 2012, Eureka Zandberg took over from Greg Stewart as the publisher of The Citizen. She brought in renowned design guru Dr. Mario Garcia, to give the newspaper a complete revamp.

In Dr. Garcia’s words “In South Africa, The Citizen decided to face challenges and seize opportunities, while sending a message to its devoted readers: you have changed, and so have we.” The new edition hit the streets on 1 August 2013.

The Citizen is edited by Steven Motale, published daily, and carries quality content across its various editorial pillars including: news, business, sport, lifestyle and entertainment, motoring, horseracing, gaming and auctions.

Opportunities exist for enthusiastic, ambitious and determined Graduates to join The Citizen, one of the largest publishers and printers of newspapers, magazines, labels and books in South Africa.

Graduates are taken through a 12-month programme, commencing January 2018, that provides an introduction to the working world, as well as a foundation for further development. You will be supported by mentors and work on projects in order to gain valuable practical experience.

A position is available in Industria West, Johannesburg for a graduate with a BA degree in journalism.

  • No former experience needed. College students preferred.
Preference will be given to individuals who add to the diversity of the organisation.

Closing date for applications: 30 September 2017.

Remuneration: Basic salary 
Location: Johannesburg, Industria West
Travel requirement: Often
Type: 12 Months
Reference: #JOUR01

Company: The Citizen

If you have graduated in 2017 with good academic results, sound communication skills, strong analytical skills and are computer literate, forward a two page CV and your university transcripts to and remember to use the reference number above in the subject line.

Should you not receive feedback within 14 days of your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

The Citizen reserves the right not to fill the position.

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