Central Media Group: Journalist Internships 2021

Central Media Group invites applicants to apply for Journalist Internship Programme for 2021.

Internship Application Closing Date: 19 February 2021

Internship Location: Bloemfontein

Central Media Group, a media company in Central South Africa is currently searching for recently graduated aspiring journalists to join an internship program in a fully convergent newsroom and multimedia environment of radio, print and digital platforms in our Bloemfontein offices.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completed relevant degree or National Diploma (Journalism/Media Studies/Communication)
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Have exceptional communication, writing and editing skills in English and/or Afrikaans
  • Basic journalistic skills in news identification, news gathering and news presentations
  • Computer Literacy
  • Be willing to work after hours and on weekends
  • Be able to work closely with a diverse news team

The successful candidates will be expected to work on a full time basis for a twelve (12) month period.

At the end of the internship the candidates should be able to successfully source strong story ideas, conduct interviews, write radio news story/bulletin, re-angle stories, add value to stories (soundbites, photos, videos etc.) handle press releases, do follow-ups where necessary, build an extensive contact network and be active on all social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 

How to apply

If you are a go-getter who can work well under pressure then send a comprehensive CV via e-mail to: [email protected].

Applicants not contacted within two weeks after the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful.

Central Media Group (Pty) Ltd t/a OFM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The appointment will be made in line with Central Media Group’s Employment Equity Plan and Policy.

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