Avusa South Africa Journalism Training Programme 2011

Category: Vacancies South Africa
Posted: Jan 31, 2011


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This internship runs from February to December 2011. A monthly stipend of R5,000 will be paid to successful candidates. To view the journalism training program print advertisement, click here

Your training will consist of formal and informal training seminars, hands-on practical sessions and coaching and internships with various news operations in the company.

While the initial training will take place in Johannesburg you may be posted to other centres for your working internships.

Preference will be given to suitable candidates who will add to the diversity of Avusa.

If you wish to apply:

1) Download the application form(here) and complete it.

2) Write an essay of not more than 600 words on the topic:

“The Media Appeals Tribunal – the arguments for and against it.”

The essay must be typed using a computer and must demonstrate evidence of research. It must be factual and include quotes from people. It must be written in a clear and coherent style. It must be your own original work.

You will have to e-mail both the application form and the essay to:

[email protected]

Please put “Avusa Journalism Internship” in the subject line of your e-mail and attach the form and the essay.



Queries with regard to the application process can be directed to Phumzile Mbatha on 011-280-5861.

We must receive your application and essay by 17h00 on 15 October 2010.

Do not send any other documents with your application and essay.

If your essay gets you through to the first phase of the selection process you will be invited to an interview and will be asked to complete a written assessment.

If you make it through to the next phase you will be invited back for an interview by a panel of senior journalists and other representatives of Avusa Media and BDFM.

If you have not received a response from us by 15 November 2010 please consider your application unsuccessful.

We look forward to receiving your application and essay.

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