M-Net Internship Opportunity 2017

Posted on :

17 Mar, 2017

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Internships in South Africa, Media Jobs in South Africa

What started as one South African analogue channel has grown into an array of more than 40 channels (including M-Net Edge, kykNET, Mzansi Magic, VUZU AMP, Channel O and Africa Magic), addressing the viewing needs of diverse audiences on different platforms in almost 50 countries across the African continent.

Our vision is to be the leading African storyteller and, in so doing, set the benchmark for the continent’s content industry.

We partner with the best in the field to produce and acquire the most entertaining and informative video entertainment in Africa. In this way, we play a leading role in developing and upskilling the industry. Our global outlook is matched by hyper-local insights and we are continually looking for ways to improve on what we do.

Our mission is to create relevant, aspirational video entertainment that resonates with our communities. In our drive to create content that people talk about, we are building active communities whose members engage on all platforms.

M-Net Channels seek to appoint a suitably qualified individual to assume the role of Commissioning Intern: Independent Films & Local Productions, to assist on a variety of local television and film productions, bubblegum films, traffic & administrative duties.

This position reports to the Head of Local Productions & Independent Filmsand will be based  at Local our offices in Randburg.

  • Support and assist the Commissioning Assistant and Content Specialist
  • Originate, develop and commission innovative new programmes
  • Generate ideas and identify fresh territories and themes for exploration
  • knowledge and understanding of recent broadcasting output, audience, schedule, presentation, and strategic vision
  • Excellent understanding of legal/compliance guidelines
  • Receive tapes and FCC sheets and music cues (SAMRO norm)
  • Record tape number and details
  • Share/Distribute tape info
  • Deliver physical tape to library
  • Conclude Wipe and reloads
  • Follow up with production houses
  • Resolve non-TX tapes


  • 3 year degree or National Diploma in Film and Television or Television Broadcasting
  • Computer skills
  • Microsoft Office programmes (Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point)
  • Editing skills and Final Cut Pro will be an advantage


Personal capabilities which are critical to the production of quality outputs are:

  • Effective Communication
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Deadline Driven
  • Team Player
  • Planning and Organising
  • Attention to detail
  • Administrative Skills
  • Passion for television broadcasting
  • Accuracy
Closing Date: 22-03-2017
Location: Randburg


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