Internship to commence March 2019

We are searching for TWO interns to join the VowFM-Wits Radio Academy and Eyewitness News (EWN) newsrooms in a joint 12 month internship programme.

The two interns will rotate between both organizations on a monthly basis, sharing their time between VowFM and the Wits Radio Academy, Braamfontein (Wits University Main Campus) and Sandton (Primedia – EWN newsroom), effective beginning of February 2019.

At EWN, interns will:

•   Acquire all round news production and voice training skills to be able to produce news stories and even prepared to go out on  news stories.

• Digital and Online department experience focusing on news

•   Learn interview techniques

•   Learn online systems and Newsroom 4.5

•   Shadow news reporters and anchors

•   Be required to stay abreast of news events/developments

At VowFM, interns will develop skills in the following areas:

•   Report from the field as well as work on the news desk

•   Package stories for current affairs programmes and news bulletins

•   Update social media with news content

•   Compile and read daily bulletins

• Support trained newsroom volunteers in all aspects concerned with bettering their skills for the newsroom for better team results.

So what do you need?

•   Qualification in Journalism or related field (Bachelors’ Degree or 3 year National Diploma)

•   Valid driver’s license or in the process of getting one

•   Quality writing and voicing scripts for radio experience

•   Minimal editing and multi-track mixing experience needed for creating packages and produce good quality audio for broadcast

The internships are designed to ensure that learning takes place in the various operations of a newsroom and offer a monthly basic stipend.

Closing Date: 20 January 2019   

*Submit: Cover letter and CV, 

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