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Journalism Internship

The Programme 

It’s time for journalism students and recent graduates to apply for the Franz Kemp Award and Internship for Excellence in Magazine Journalism.  
Applicants stand the chance to experience a year-long paid internship at Huisgenoot and/or YOU magazine where they will get hands-on experience in a news room and produce digital content. English as well as Afrikaans students can apply. 

What You Will Do 

  • Generate online content and videos for our digital platforms on a daily basis.
  • Generate ideas for online as well as print articles on a weekly basis.
  • Assist the digital team with uploads and enrichment of content as well as the administrating of social media pages.
  • Conceptualizing web-packaging. 

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • Tertiary qualification in Journalism, Media Studies or any relevant field.
  • Experienced user of different social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
  • Knowledge of Content Management Systems, especially WordPress, would be an advantage.
  • Be digitally savvy.
  • Be able to produce original content and videos of high quality.
  • A strong interest in news, online journalism and digital media.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Be comfortable working in English or in Afrikaans.
  • A keen eye for viral news and content.
  • Eagerness to learn.
  • The ability to work in a team as well as independently.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • The ability to produce videos of high quality.
Closed a year ago
Closed a year ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Journalism, Media and Advertising

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Cape Town (South

  • Closing Date:20th Nov 2020, 6:00 pm


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