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Journalist – Intern: JustNje

Journalist – Intern: JustNje

Description

We are an online publication, looking to hire four intern journalists. The internship is for a period of three months, from late February 2019 to May 2019.

Responsibilities:

  • Write daily news articles sourced from interviews, press releases, social media, online data sources, and interview transcripts (which you must transcribe).
  • Frontline proofreading and editing – for your own content, and content written by others.
  • Attend newsworthy events, conduct interviews and write articles.

Other: 

  • Despite being a work-from-home role, the position is full-time. Working hours are weekdays 8am to 5pm.
  • This role is best suited for a recent and inexperienced graduates looking to immerse themselves into the world of digital journalism and online publishing.
  • To be successful in this position, you must be able to learn, take constructive criticism, and be versatile in both your approach to the work and your writing assignments.
  • Please include a cover letter addressing your suitability for the role. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Requirements

  • A university degree obtained at a South African public university.
  • Very strong English language skills; you must be able to speak, write and edit well.
  • Versatility – the ability to write across various subjects and topics, including politics, entertainment, personal finance, careers, breaking news and sport.
  • Your own laptop, reliable and unlimited internet (4G or fibre), as this is a work from home role.
  • Stability and reliability under pressure, and a consistency in the kind and quality of work produced.
  • Ability to work with very little guidance and supervision.
  • Computer literacy – ability to work with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google applications.
  • Superior online research skills.
  • An interest in writing, journalism and current affairs.
  • Can start working with us immediately, with little notice.

Apply by email
sanelisiwe@justnje.com

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