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Apply for Franz Kemp Award and Internship for Excellence in Magazine Journalism 2024

It’s time for journalism students and recent graduates to apply for the Franz Kemp Award and Internship for Excellence in Magazine Journalism. Applicants stand the chance to experience a year-long paid internship at YOU magazine where they will get hands-on experience in a news room and produce digital content. The position will be based in Cape Town or Randburg.

Closing date: 14 June 2024

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

Minimum requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in journalism, media studies or any relevant field.
  • Be digitally savvy
  • Be able to produce original content and videos of high quality


Skills & Competencies

  • A strong interest in news, online journalism and digital media.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Be comfortable working in English.
  • A keen eye for viral news and content.

  • Experienced user of different social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of Content Management Systems, especially WordPress, would be an advantage.

  • Experience using editing applications like Canva and CapCut would be an advantage.
  • Eagerness to learn.
  • The ability to work in a team as well as independently.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • The ability to produce videos of high quality

Responsibilities

  • Generate online content and videos for our digital platforms on a daily basis.
  • Generate ideas for online as well as print articles on a weekly basis.
  • Assist the digital team with uploads and enrichment of content as well as the administrating of social media pages.
  • Conceptualising web-packaging.

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