Applications are been accepted for the Wits Radio Academy Internship in South African 2021, eligible persons are invited to apply for this program. This is for journalists and aspiring journalists. Check out the details below.
Jacaranda FM has 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.
Since we have given a little background to the internship opportunity, let us begin with the main details.
Level/Field of Study
Qualification in Journalism or related field (Bachelors’ Degree or 3 years National Diploma)
Wits Radio Academy Internship is available to South African Students and to other African Countries.
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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
- Qualification in Journalism or related field (Bachelors’ Degree or 3 years National Diploma)
- Valid driver’s license 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
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.
2021 Application Deadline
It is an annual program and it runs from January to December every year. The application deadline is January 24, 2021.
Visit the Internship Webpage for details and application link
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