Wits Radio Academy Internship in South African 2019-2020



Applications are been accepted for the Wits Radio Academy Internship in South African 2019-2020, eligible persons are invited to apply for this program

Jacaranda FM has partnered with The Wits Radio Academy, a centre of training, research and public engagement in the field of radioThe Academy works with the university’s campus station, Voice of Wits 88.1FM in the heart of Braamfontein.


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Level/Field of Study

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

Host Nationality

Wits Radio Academy Internship is taken and hosted in South Africa. You can check other African Scholarships available for South African students and other African Countries.

Eligible Nationality

Wits Radio Academy Internship is available to South African Students and to other African Countries.  International Scholarships are available for International students wishing to study abroad in any country. You can also check our scholarship by country category for more scholarship updates. A must read if you want to win this award: 15 Important Tips on Winning a Scholarship

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

  • Assist in various areas of the news department, thereby learning the practical skills involved
  • Assist in the general operations of a newsroom
  • Assist journalists in the compilation of their stories
  • Report from the field as well as work on the news desk

Eligibility for Wits Radio Academy Internship 2019

  • Qualification in Journalism or related field (Bachelors’ Degree or 3 years 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

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

  • Compile and read daily bulletins
  • Report from the field
  • Package stories for current affairs programmes
  • Be actively involved in the day to day news and current affairs programming
  • Update social media with news content
  • Interns will be required to undertake short courses with the Wits Radio Academy

How to Apply for Wits Radio Academy Internship 2019

Applicants should submit a motivational letter of 250 words outlining why they would be a good fit for the position alongside a CV with three contactable references.

Wits Radio Academy Internship 2019 Application Deadline

10th November 2019

Duration of Internship: January – December 2020

Wits Radio Academy Internship Application link

Email: khutso.tsikene@wits.ac.za

Visit Internship Webpage for details

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