Bush Radio has places available in its newsroom for volunteer recruits. Read the post below carefully and see if it is something for you – Deadline 22 January 2017
Curious, adventurous, always looking for a story, willing to hunt down a source, energetic.
Able to speak, write and read in English & Afrikaans/Xhosa, willing to explore new frontiers in media? From the Cape Flats? Willing to learn and work hard?
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, then a volunteer news 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 weekend and public holiday shifts.)
You will not receive payment! This is a volunteer internship at Africa’s leading community radio station. Transport allowance of R 1000 only – non negotiable
This is a full-time contract position (1 year contract after 6 months’ probation) – NB: Students SHOULD NOT apply.
Cape Town-based position
Application deadline: 22 January 2017
Only email applications will be accepted.
Send your application with the subject line: Newsroom trainee 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application must include:
- Detailed CV
- Motivation letter which answers the following two questions: (a) Why you should be considered for this internship? (b) How news affects your daily life.
- Contactable references x 3
Shortlisted candidates will be put through a combination written test (for computer skills, language, general knowledge) and a voice test.
Bush Radio reserves the right not to make an appointment – Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – No correspondence will be entered into