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Jacaranda FM News Internship 2021 for South African Students

Jacaranda FM has a highly exciting opportunity available! We are searching for TWO news interns to join our vibrant and dynamic news team.

Application Deadline: 17th May 2021

About the Award: We have partnered with The Wits Radio Academy, a centre of training, research and public engagement in the field of radio. The Academy works with the university’s campus station, Voice of Wits 88.1FM in the heart of Braamfontein.

The two interns will rotate every 6 weeks between both stations for a period of 12 months. Interns will be required to travel between Jacaranda FM (Midrand) and Wits (JHB). Interns should not be committed to other fields of study because they will be required to attend various short courses in radio journalism.

The internship is designed to ensure that learning takes place in the various aspects and operations of a newsroom. The internship will be effective 01 July 2021 to 30th June 2022 and offers a monthly basic stipend.

Type: Internship


Qualification in Journalism or related field (Bachelors’ Degree or 3 year National Diploma)
•Valid driver’s licence or in the process of obtaining one
•Good command of the English language, Preferably bilingual in Afrikaans and English.
•Quality writing and voicing scripts for radio.
•Check facts, accuracy and quality of stories.
•Operating studio and field recording and production equipment.
•Minimal editing and multi-track mixing experience needed.

To be Taken at (Country): South Africa

Number of Awards: 2

Value of Award:

Salary: Market Related

Duration of Award: 12 Months

How to Apply: Apply below

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

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