East Coast Radio Internship: Multi Media News (Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal)

By | July 1, 2021

East Coast Radio Internship: Multi Media News (Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal)

East Coast Radio Internship: Multi Media News (Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal) South Africa 2021 – 2022

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

16 June 2021.
Be sure to apply on or before these dates – any applications submitted after this date are late and will NOT be accepted.

ABOUT THE COMPANY PROVIDING THE INTERNSHIP:

Kagiso Media (Pty) Ltd is the country’s largest, black-owned media corporation in the country. Their main primary assets are East Coast Radio, Knowledge Factory, JUTA Publishing, and Jacaranda Film. The company has interests in content production, new media, research, specialised publishing, radio broadcasting, and television.

East Coast Radio is KwaZulu-Natal’s largest commercial radio station with over 5 million audience members. As one of South Africa’s largest radio stations, East Coast Radio is broadcasted from Mpumalanga KwaZulu-Natal as well as from SABC studios in Durban. They are a leading host within the province, putting on major events such as Durban Day, Toy Drives, and Big Walks. East Coast Radio also has many sponsorship partnerships with sports teams such as The Sharks, AmaZulu, Super Rugby outfit, as well as The Sunfoil Dolphins.

DETAILS ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME:

Location: Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
Number of positions available: 2
Duration: 12 months

East Coast Radio, owned by Kagiso Media (Pty), are looking for 2 graduates to join the team, in the position of “Multi Media News Interns”. The aim of this programme is to provide the candidate with the necessary skills and knowledge, as well as exposure to the news department. Candidates will learn the various operations and aspects of the company’s programming department. The programme will take place from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022 and the candidate will receive a monthly stipend.
Key performance areas of the programme:

  • Assisting with various tasks and areas of the news department
  • Assisting with general operations of a newsroom
  • Assisting journalists to compile stories on various platforms (including online, on social media and on-air)
  • Learning to write and read news stories
  • Reporting on the news desk
  • Reporting from the field
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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY:

Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Must have completed a Diploma or Degree in Journalism or Media and Communications
  • Must have fantastic writing skills
  • Must have experience with operating studio and field recording and production equipment
  • Must have minimal experience in editing and multi-track mixing
  • Must be computer literate, with experience working in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Must be aware of current affairs and social media
  • Must be organised
  • Must be able to meet deadlines
  • Must have good time keeping skills
  • Must be able to work well in a team player, as well as independently
  • Must have a Code 8 Driver’s licence
  • Must not be committed to another field of study during the duration of the programme

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE INTERNSHIP POSITION:

Applications must be submitted online for the following position:
East Coast Radio Internship: Multi Media News (Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal)
(Reference number: MMNI11062021)

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Attach the following documents to your online application:

  • Updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copy of your relevant qualifications
  • Certified copy of your Identity Document
  • Certified copy of your Driver’s licence
  • Any other supporting documents, relevant to the position

CONTACT THE INTERNSHIP PROVIDER FOR QUERIES:

For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact Kagiso Media directly:
Telephone number: 011 034 9200
Contact Portal: http://www.kagisomedia.co.za/

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