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23 Feb, 2017
23 Feb, 2017
About Us Media24 is a leading media company in Africa with interests in digital media, newspapers, magazines, printing, distribution, book publishing, job classifieds and ecommerce.
Media24’s digital media division, 24.com, is a leading African network of popular digital publishing brands and online services across internet, mobile and applications. 24.com is dedicated to creating and sustaining uniquely African online and mobile communities.
As South Africa’s largest digital publishing house, the network welcomes over 16 million local unique browsers monthly.
Media24 is part of Naspers, a multinational group of media and ecommerce platforms.
The successful Health24 intern will gain technical experience working with HTML, Photoshop and our database-driven content management system.
In addition, he or she will acquire more journalistic skills, including writing headlines and summaries and sharpening his or her news judgment.
The internship is intended to teach the skills used by a content producer for Health24.com. This on-the-job training will expose interns to how news judgments are made and how the plans for larger enterprise take shape.
As the internship progresses, interns can expect to contribute more and more to the coverage. Candidates will preferably know some HTML and Photoshop and have a demonstrated interest in journalism and a familiarity with Health24.com.
The applicant must be a junior, senior or graduate student at the time the application is submitted, but may have graduated before beginning the internship.
Skills & Competencies
– Excellent English written skills
– Sub editing skills
– Copy tasting skills
– Basic photo editing skills
– Keen eye for detail
– Willing to learn
– Ability to work to deadline
– Enjoy engaging with people online
– Flexible and proactive
– Fast learner
– Able to handle responsibility without continuous direction.
Duties & Responsibilities
– Load articles in the appropriate sections on the website
– Localise international articles
– Perform routine maintenance tasks on legacy content on the website.
– Update content
-Research and write for Health24 YourHealth portal.
– Research and write for syndicated content.
– Image sourcing
– Sourcing and building of medical expert database.
Closing Date: 27 February 2017