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Now Media Internship 2022

A great opportunity has shown up for young, aspiring journalists. Now Media (Pty) Ltd is pleased to announce that they are accepting applications for their internship program for the year.

The internship program is giving graduates the chance to gain experience working with experienced professionals in the right environment to start their journalistic careers.

The program will keep candidates on their toes by assigning them different tasks, ensuring that they are well traversed in all areas of the field. If this is something that interests you, keep reading.

Here’s a breakdown of how it works and what you need to do.

Deadline

The Now Media Internship program will not be accepting applications after 21 March 2022.

Please ensure that your application along with the requested support documents is submitted before this date.

Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected by the Now Media company.

Location

The Now Media Internship program will be hosted in Johanessburg and Sandton, Gauteng.

What is The Now Media Company?

Now Media has been around since 1953. It is a family-owned company and is no stranger to different forms of journalism.

From newspapers to online blogs, the company is no stranger to keeping its audience updated on current events. The company believes in innovation and growth and uses this internship program to achieve that.

By recruiting eager minds, they can contribute to the growth of the company all while growing themselves in the very field they are passionate about.

What is The Now Media Internship Program?

This internship program will take graduates that are interested in gaining relevant work experience in a journalistic environment.

The company will assign successful candidates to teams with experienced journalists and editors to guide them on their journey.

The company will rotate interns between 3 different publications to ensure that they are getting a wide range of experience throughout the course of the internship.

It lasts for a total of 3 months, and interns will receive a monthly stipend of R5000. This is due to the various duties they will have to carry out, such as:

  • Attending functions
  • Administrative tasks
  • Managing various social media platforms
  • Working with and assisting journalists and editors

Once they have completed the internship, candidates can add their work experience to their CVs as a great boost to their next career prospects.

They will have relevant expertise with a well-known company to back them up.

Requirements

To be considered for the Now Media Internship program, applicants will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must be vaccinated
  • Applicants need to have earned a degree in either English, Communications, or Journalism
  • Applicants need to have a strong grasp of the English language
  • Applicants must have experience in story writing and copy editing
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license
  • Applicants must have their own vehicle
  • Applicants must be accustomed to deadlines and finding new content
  • Applicants must be detail orientated
  • Applicants must be able to network
  • Applicants must be organized
  • Applicants must have good time-management skills
  • Applicants must outgoing
  • Applicants must be comfortable working under pressure
  • Applicants need to deliver quality work
  • Applicants must have the ability to self-motivate
  • Applicants must be proactive with a positive attitude

How To Apply

Applications for the Now Media internship program are really simple. All you need to do is gather the following documents:

  • A certified copy of your ID
  • A certified copy of your driver’s license
  • A certified copy of your degree
  • An updated CV
  • A copy of your COVID vaccination
  • An unedited piece of your own writing
  • A short written paragraph that supports why you would be an ideal candidate for this program

Once you have these, you can email them to Now Media through the following address: [email protected]

Make sure to include, “Ref: JournoIntern012022” in the email’s subject line.

Contact Details

If you have any questions or concerns related to the Now Media Internship program, then you can contact the company directly through the following means:

Contact Number: 011 327 4062
Contact Page: here