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 in South Africa without running into someone who has come via Bush Radio.
Bush Radio 89.5 FM, Africa’s oldest community radio station project is offering local internships in its programming department for 4 trainee producers.
The internship are fulltime*.
No formal qualifications are required but the candidates must be computer literate and understand, write and read English and one other indigenous language.
The internship provides opportunities for the candidates to develop skills in media with a specific focus on radio broadcasting but will include areas of new media and television.
*Fulltime is Monday to Friday, either (06h00 – 02h00, 08h00 – 16h00, 09h00 – 17h00, 10h00 – 18h00 or 11h00 – 19h00). – COMPULSARY Initial training and orientation will be 09h00 – 17h00.
Areas that will be covered in the internship:
* Generate interview ideas
* Research topics for programme
* Schedule and liaise with guests
* Assist presenter with drafting questions before and during interviews
* Research, package and present certain programme elements (community notices, updates, tips etc)
* Liaise with listeners regarding programme
* Take photographs / video
* Updating blogs/websites
* Presenting as needed / capable
* Participate in outside broadcasts or events
You will not receive payment! This is a volunteer internship at Africa’s leading community radio station. Training allowance of R500 per month for 3 months (probation), increased to R 1000 thereafter, non-negotiable for 9 months.
Shortlisted candidates will be put through a combination written test (for computer skills, language, general knowledge) and a voice test.
How to submit your application:
Download the application cv – complete it, save and e-mail it back.
(Remember to attach any supporting documents)
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION (CLICK HERE)
Only emailed applications will be considered.
In the subject line clearly state:
Programming Internship 2016 Application + Your Name and Surname
All applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline: 18 April 2016 @ 09h00
Bush Radio reserves the right not to make an appointment – Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – No correspondence will be entered into.