Monday, 11 November 2019

Independent Media Journalism Internship 2019

Independent Media has an exciting 12 month opportunity for journalism graduates who are looking to gain workplace experience in the following areas: New Media Journalism (Digital / Mobile).

The successful incumbent will be required to work for our various titles / departments in one of our three workplaces (JHB, Durban & Cape Town) from 01st February 2020 until 31st January 2021. Successful applicants will receive a stipend for the duration of the internship.

Please indicate Cape Town, Johannesburg or Durban in your application.

Work with us
Independent Media (Pty) Ltd is one of South Africa’s leading media companies. Our aim is to attract talent and employ, suitably qualified individuals from diverse backgrounds to work within our Independent group.

Independent Newspapers believes strongly in adding value not only to our readers, clients, communities but also to our valued employees.

We attract the best talent by investing in training and development to create a workforce which is not only productive, but effective in a constantly changing environment.


  • The successful applicant must meet the following criteria:
  • Must have a relevant tertiary qualification, e.g, (if you are applying for the Journalism internship, you must have a Journalism qualification, etc)
  • Must be a Techno Savvy, with a strong interest in digital / social media platforms
  • Must be interested in online, mobile and digital media
  • Must be computer literate
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be able to work under pressure in highly demanding environment
  • Must be a forward thinker and able to source solutions t growing our business and brand
  • Be innovative and creative
  • Must have a valid drivers licence

Preferred competencies:
  • Good organizational skills
  • Self – motivated and able to work under pressure
  • Listening skills
  • Proactive
  • Applicant should have good analytical skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good interpersonal skills

Send your application to Remur Bam: with "Journalism Intern" in the subject line. Should any candidate that applies not have feedback within two weeks, please consider the application unsuccessful.

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