Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Multimedia Journalist Internship at YOU 2018

YOU has an eight-month internship in its Cape Town office for a digitally savvy journalist with a special interest in video production as part of the Media24 Graduate Programme.

Media24 is South Africa’s leading media company with interests in digital media and services, newspapers, magazines, ecommerce, book publishing, printing and distribution. It is part of Naspers, a multinational group of media and ecommerce platforms.

Apply if:
  • you have a tertiary qualification in journalism or relevant programme
  • you’re interested in digital media and can have a full conversation using only emojis.
  • you understand things like SLR, GIF, CMS and TL;DNR.
  • you’re capable of producing engaging videos that can hold attention for more than 20 seconds.
  • you are as comfortable shooting a video on a smartphone as you are with a serious camera.
  • you love stories and storytelling no matter what format and platform.
  • you’re curious about the world and the people who live in it and in touch with what’s going on in the world.
  • you’re hungry to learn and grow at a fast-growing digital brand.
Some skills we need:
  • Excellent storytelling skills, especially in video format.
  • Good knowledge of Wordpress.
  • The ability to work fast and cope under immense pressure.
  • The ability to find a fresh angle on a story that’s been pretty much everywhere.
  • At least a year working in digital media.
  • Excellent general knowledge.
  • Good knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro.
  • Excellent knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat.
  • The ability to work in a team and take direction from an editor.
  • Drive, energy and basic awesomeness.

What you’ll be doing:
  • Producing stories for www.you.co.za and YOU social media platforms in various formats, especially video.
  • Assist the online team with uploading content when required.
  • Scouring the web for interesting stories that YOU audiences will love.
  • Assist with compiling newsletters that YOU audiences will want to open.
  • Assist the online team with producing/managing digital campaigns
Closing date: 23 April 2018

Candidates from the designated groups, including those with disabilities, will be given preference.

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