Media24 Multimedia Journalists Graduate Programme

Closing Date 20 November 2021


Ever wanted to work at News24, The Witness newspaper, You or True Love magazines? Media24 has a number of internship positions in its Joburg and Cape Town offices for digitally savvy journalists as part of the Media24 Graduate Programme to start in February 2022.


Location: Cape Town, Western Cape


Apply if:

• you have a degree or diploma in journalism, languages, politics of media studies.

• you love stories and storytelling no matter what format and platform.

• you can write like a dream but are also interested in digital media.

• you understand things like SLR, GIF, CMS and TL;DNR.

• you’re capable of producing engaging videos that can hold attention for more than 20 seconds.

• you are comfortable shooting a video on a smartphone.

• you’re curious about the world and the people who live in it.

• you’re hungry to learn and grow.


Some skills we need:

• Excellent storytelling skills both in words and in video format.

• The ability to work fast and cope under pressure.

• The ability to find a fresh angle on a story and to generate original ideas.

• Excellent general knowledge.

• Good knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro.

• Excellent knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, TikTok.

• The ability to work in a team and take direction from an editor.

• Drive, energy and basic awesomeness.


What you’ll be doing:

• Producing stories for Media24 platforms, either in the world of news at News24 and The Witness, or in the world of magazines at YOU, Drum or True Love.

• Working on social media platforms in various formats, including video.

• Assisting the team with uploading content when required.

• Scouring the web for interesting stories that our audiences will love.

• Assisting with curating content or compiling newsletters that our audiences will want to open.

• Assisting with producing/managing digital campaigns.