Job Details

Job Description

We are looking for talented early career multimedia journalists with a passion for digital news to join our video teams, to produce original multimedia content for News24.

 Main responsibilities:

  • Source, shoot and edit news videos on a daily basis.
  • Produce breaking news stories that are short, engaging and shareable.
  • Write accurate scripts, headlines and text to accompany videos.
  • Assist with publishing videos on the News24 platforms.
  • Maintain a strong diary with original story ideas.
  • After-hours and weekend work will be required at times.

Required skills and attributes:

  • Good technical knowledge of camera and audio equipment.
  • A passion for news and current affairs.
  • Confidence in producing stories under pressure with speed and accuracy.
  • Excellent English-language writing and communication skills.
  • Strong interviewing skills.
  • A developing network of contacts.
  • Ability to use the Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Photoshop and basic After Effects).
  • A motivated team player that can take initiative when needed.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.

Skills that would be an advantage:

  • Experience in live streaming
  • Experience in Adobe After Effects
  • The ability to do voiceovers and on-camera work

Qualifications and experience:

  • At least one year’s experience in shooting and editing video news video.
  • Valid driver’s licence.


 NB: Please include a link to an up-to-date showreel with your application

Given the employment equity policy of Media24, preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups.

Closing date: 24 October 2019