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Journalist Intern at Huis Genoot

 Have you always dreamt of working in the fast-paced world of news? Then now’s the time to apply for Media24’s digital journalism internship with Huisgenoot.


Apply if you:

  • Have a tertiary qualification in journalism, Afrikaans and Dutch or any other relevant qualification (e.g. media studies).
  • Are curious about the world and its people, and are in touch with current events both locally and internationally.
  • Are eager to learn and grow professionally.
  • Love stories and storytelling, regardless of format or platform.
  • Are a good writer but are also interested in digital media.
  • Are adept at shooting video on a smartphone.

What we need:

  • Excellent storytelling skills.
  • Above-average Afrikaans language skills.
  • The ability to work quickly, accurately and under pressure.
  • The ability to find a fresh angle to tell a story.
  • The ability to work in a team and follow an editor’s instructions.
  • Someone who’s driven, energetic and basically awesome.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Create content for Huisgenoot’s digital platform.
  • Report on breaking news as well as writing in-depth articles.
  • Search for interesting stories online our readers will enjoy.
  • Help compile newsletters our readers will find interesting.
  • Build and maintain a network of contacts.

Media24 is South Africa’s leading media company with interests in digital media and services, newspapers, magazines, e-commerce, publishing, printing and distribution. It’s part of Naspers, a multinational group which owns media and e-commerce platforms worldwide.

Based on our risk assessment, being fully vaccinated against Covid-19 is an inherent requirement of this job. Our policy makes provision for exemption, and applicants who make a successful application for exemption will also be considered.  

Given the employment equity policy of Media24, preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups


Opportunity Closing Date

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