Help shape the news

Since before 1993, Bush Radio has been training those interested in media. It is often said, that it is hard to go to any broadcasting facility without running into someone who has come via Bush Radio.

News has always been an important part of our trainees’ development and this year Bush Radio 89.5 FM is looking for 6 volunteer recruits for its newsroom. You do not need a formal qualification to apply but should fulfill the criteria listed below.

Are you…

Curious, adventurous, always looking for a story, willing to hunt down a source, hungry to learn, energetic, able to speak, write and read in English & Afrikaans/Xhosa, willing to explore new frontiers in media?

Would you like to…

Record sound, conduct interviews, compile bulletins, read bulletins, take pictures, record video, cover events, test your skills LIVE to a listening and online audience of over 375 000 people, build your career and profile?


If your answer to the above is yes, the a volunteer trainee position in the Bush Radio newsroom is for you.

You will be required full-time and to work shifts (06h00 – 14h00 and 10h00 – 18h00) – including weekends and public holidays.

You will not receive payment! This is a volunteer internship at Africa’s leading community radio station.

Shortlisted candidates will be put through a combination written test (for computer skills, language, general knowledge) and a voice test.

This internship runs from 1 June 2010 to 31 December 2010.

Send a detailed CV and motivation letter to

Application deadline: 28 April 2010 @ 12h00

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7 Responses to “Help shape the news”

  1. Makhosandile dibela Says:

    I am interested to do this volunteer internship, last year i did a two year diploma in journalism i did not start my second.

  2. Noxolo Says:

    I am very interested to join the group and gain the expirience in the field of media my contact number is 073 4618835 – office hours 021 680 1016

  3. Rafieka Says:

    I am extremely excited about the volunteer positions because I am in matric and want to study journalism next year.

  4. Klaas Karabo Adilan Monatisi Says:

    The interview was great and am looking forward to that call on Monday. Thank you very much

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