Closing Date: 21 May 2013
Location: KZN

Journalism Internship Independent Newspapers KwaZulu-Natal invites applications from graduates and 3rd year journalism students who are interested in serving as journalism interns. This is an exciting opportunity to gain first-hand experience in journalism.

The incumbents will be required to work for our various titles from 01 July 2013 – 31 December 2013.

Selection Criteria 

  •  Be graduates or 3rd year journalism students
  • Be computer literate.
  •  Have good language skills and be able to write well
  • Be addicted to news and have a good general knowledge
  •  Be passionate about journalism and teamwork
  •  Be prepared to work irregular hours, including weekends and public holidays.
  •  Have excellent organisational skills.
  •  Be able to work under constant deadline pressure.
  •  Have an inquiring mind
  • Be creative and show initiative

Preferred Competency

  •  Have a driver’s licence

Short-listed candidates will go through an assessment test and thereafter an interview. Successful candidates will need to be available and committed for the period of the internship (01 July – 31 Dec 2013).

Independent Newspapers is committed to its Employment Equity and Affirmative Action plans.

How to Apply

All interested and suitably qualified applicants should:

Write about 500 words outlining your interests and reading habits. Name some recently-read books and/or articles which you found to be particularly appealing and explain why this was so, together with a detailed CV, via post / email: [email protected]  to be received by no later than 4h30pm on Tuesday, 21 May 2013 to:

Attention: Hajra Johns, HR & Training Officer, Independent Newspapers KZN, PO Box 47549, Greyville, 4023.

If you have not heard from us within six weeks, please note that your application was unsuccessful