Junior Writer Internship Jobs at ETV

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14 Feb, 2014

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Internships in South Africa

Location: eNCA Online Department in Johannesburg
Shift: Night

Reporting to the Online News Editor: eNCA Online, your key performance areas will include:

Identify stories in line with editorial policy and aims
Prepare morning stories and morning handover
Constant monitoring of wire feeds
Alert broader team to breaking new stories
Write web- ready pieces using broadcast source material
Source visuals from archives when needed
Liaise with Television side of the business to ensure relevant content is reflected on website
Upload stories are tagged and effectively linked to other relevant content
Technical troubleshooting
Assist with content for social network sites, including Twitter and Facebook
Make calls to emergency services and SAPS



Computer Literate
Demonstrable interest in and passion for hard news
Understanding of online news and new media
Perfect English
Strong writing skills
Strong visual sense
A passion for story telling
Understanding of journalistic ethics
Basic sense of legal issues around broadcast and online media
Strong work ethic
Good sense of humour and robust nature
Solutions- and outcomes-orientated
Good understanding of social media
Ability to work under extreme pressure, and deliver on deadline



Proficiency with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Suite and /or other high-end video and photo editing tools
Understanding of local and international web video trends and best practice
Familiarity with web content management systems
Own transport

The successful candidates will be required to work irregular and long hours, including weekends, public holidays and standby shifts.
This is a contract positions only.


How To Apply

If you possess the criteria and qualifications as stated, please send your application form together with a detailed CV to the HR Department at jobs@enca.com

Closing date: 18 February 2014

Only shortlisted applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 14 days after closing of the advert, please accept that your application was not successful.



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