Jacaranda FM: News Internships 2020 in Gauteng

Last updated on January 21st, 2020 at 08:13 am

Jacaranda FM invites applications for a News Internship Programme 2020. The internships are for the period of 12 months.

Internship Application deadline is 23 January 2020

Internship Provider: Jacaranda FM

Internship Location: Gauteng

Jacaranda FM has a highly exciting opportunity available!

Jacaranda FM is searching for TWO news interns to join our vibrant and dynamic news team.

Jacaranda FM have partnered with The Wits Radio Academy, a center of training, research and public engagement in the field of radio. The Academy works with the university’s campus station, Voice of Wits 88.1FM in the heart of Braamfontein.

The two interns will rotate every 6 weeks between both organizations for a period of 12 months. Interns will be required to travel between Jacaranda FM (Midrand) and Wits (JHB).

Interns should not be committed to other fields of study because they will be required to attend various short courses in radio journalism.

The internship is designed to ensure that learning takes place in the various aspects and operations of a newsroom. The internship will be effective from February 2020 to January 2021 and offers a monthly basic stipend.


  • Qualification in Journalism or related field (Bachelors’ Degree or 3 years National Diploma)
  • Valid driver’s license or in the process of obtaining one
  • Good command of the English language, Preferably bilingual in Afrikaans and English.
  • Quality writing and voicing scripts for radio.
  • Check facts, accuracy, and quality of stories.
  • Operating studio and field recording and production equipment.
  • Minimal editing and multi-track mixing experience needed.

How to apply

Apply online for Jacaranda FM: News Internships 2020

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