Media24: Journalism Internship 2016 / 2017 in Cape Town

Media24: Internship Programme in Cape Town

Media24 is offering a 12 month Journalism internship contract within the Health24 online team in Cape Town. The newly appointed candidate will be working for Health24 to help keep the site updated and fresh daily. They will further be providing support in all aspects of editorial to a team of content producers and editors.

Internship application deadline is 01 August 2016.

Internship Provider: Media24

Internship Location: Cape Town

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supporting editorial staff
  • Loading and editing articles into the content management system
  • Researching stories and trends both online and IRL. Phone sources, investigate stories and gather info
  • Sourcing and resizing images
  • Coming up with story ideas, writing and editing articles
  • Keeping expert sections updated


  • Degree or diploma in journalism, English or Creative writing.
  • Blogging and or writing experience

Skills & Competencies

  • Writing experience (published pieces and/or personal blog)
  • Able to adapt to the Health24 editorial voice and aesthetic
  • Able to write engaging and catchy headlines and blurbs
  • Interest and knowledge of health topics
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Subbing and editing skills
  • Understanding of the online environment
  • Excellent communication skills with a can-do attitude
  • A+ multi-tasker and juggler of responsibilities big and small
  • Interested in and engaged with social media – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Youtube and/or Pinterest
  • Curiousity and willingness to learn

How to apply

Click here to apply online

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