8-Month Internship: Multimedia Journalist
Cape Town, Western Cape
Posted 13 April 2018

Job Details

Job Description

YOU has an eight-month internship in its Cape Town office for a digitally savvy journalist with a special interest in video production as part of the Media24 Graduate Programme.

Apply if:

  • you have a tertiary qualification in journalism or relevant programme
  • you’re interested in digital media and can have a full conversation using only emojis.
  • you understand things like SLR, GIF, CMS and TL;DNR.
  • you’re capable of producing engaging videos that can hold attention for more than 20 seconds.
  • you are as comfortable shooting a video on a smartphone as you are with a serious camera.
  • you love stories and storytelling no matter what format and platform.
  • you’re curious about the world and the people who live in it and in touch with what’s going on in the world.
  • you’re hungry to learn and grow at a fast-growing digital brand.

Some skills we need:

  • Excellent storytelling skills, especially in video format.
  • Good knowledge of Wordpress.
  • The ability to work fast and cope under immense pressure.
  • The ability to find a fresh angle on a story that’s been pretty much everywhere.
  • At least a year working in digital media.
  • Excellent general knowledge.
  • Good knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro.
  • Excellent knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat.
  • The ability to work in a team and take direction from an editor.
  • Drive, energy and basic awesomeness.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Producing stories for www.you.co.za and YOU social media platforms in various formats, especially video.
  • Assist the online team with uploading content when required.
  • Scouring the web for interesting stories that YOU audiences will love.
  • Assist with compiling newsletters that YOU audiences will want to open.
  • Assist the online team with producing/managing digital campaigns

Media24 is South Africa’s leading media company with interests in digital media and services, newspapers, magazines, ecommerce, book publishing, printing and distribution. It is part of Naspers, a multinational group of media and ecommerce platforms.

Candidates from the designated groups, including those with disabilities, will be given preference.

Closing date: 23 April 2018