TIA is looking for young dynamic writers who are passionate about all things African. We are seeking tech-savvy writing interns dedicated to become part of our growing editorial team.
Period:  April – September 2016
Duty Stations: Cape Town, Johannesburg or Harare, Nairobi and Lagos
Renumeration:  A monthly stipend of $250
   Desired Skills:
  • Be able to engage in a passionate debate that can range from anything like, weaves versus natural hair or Billie Holiday versus Fela Kuti or Mugabe versus Kagame or pap versus ugali
  • A degree in Journalism, Communication or Media Studies.
  • First class writing skills
  • Organised, conscientious and don’t need to be constantly monitored to perform your role
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent oral communication skills
The Editorial Interns will:
  • Write short features and reviews (TIA lifestyle and trending)
  • Assist with proof reading and fact checking
  • Prepping and scheduling content on TIA website
  • Assist with updating TIA social media  (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
  • All interested and suitably qualified applicants should submit a written application and detailed CV  and  at least two writing samples to: info@thisisafrica.me (applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis). Please note, this is a full-time position. If you have not heard from us  two weeks after submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.