Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Media Internship at CJN 2018

CJN seeks to appoint a Media Intern, to be based in Gauteng. This is a six months’ contract with an option to renew once.

The Citizen Justice Network (CJN) is an award-winning media innovation that trains community paralegals to be radio journalists, the community paralegals are established, trusted activists and fighters for social change in their communities.

CJN empowers them with journalism skills necessary to help their communities and assist with access to justice. CJN is about helping rural community members produce their own radio stories.

We are based in advice offices and community radio stations across the country. On average, every day a paralegal journalist with the help of CJN produces a piece of social justice content to be broadcast on a partner radio station. We are part of Wits Journalism in Braamfontein.

Salary: Competitive monthly stipend

  • Work daily over the phone with our paralegal journalists to help them produce stories and programming for their local radio stations
  • Take charge of what the advice offices need and any ongoing training they might require to produce these stories
  • Write blog posts and handle social media accounts
  • Collate information in a systematic format and manage the flow of stories
  • Be responsible for an ongoing set of deliverables
  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • African languages
  • A keen interest in social justice and community media
  • Understanding how to create efficient editorial processes, particularly in radio
  • Ability to create and maintain filing and administration systems
  • Ability to multi-task and work to deadlines
  • Willingness to understand the NGO sector
  • Interest in paralegal advice offices and/or community radio
  • Some travel, licence necessary
To apply, submit a motivational letter and CV with two referees to Paul McNally, Director at

Closing date: Saturday, 12 May, 2018

Location: Gauteng

​For more about The Citizen Justice Network, refer to
Source: NGO Pulse Portal

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