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Writer /Journalist -Afrikaans X2 (SABC NEWS)

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INTERNSHIP OPENING AT SABC NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS

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POSITION: INTERN: WRITER /JOURNALIST   – AFRIKAANS NEWS BULLETINS

POSITION ID: 60022238; 60022239

LOCATION: JOHANNESBURG (AUCKLAND PARK)

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

To enable the delivery of incisive public service Afrikaans News content in accordance with SABC News’ editorial objectives and mandate.

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RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Script and present Afrikaans news content as assigned.
  • Ensure that stories are newsworthy, compelling, accurate and fair.
  • Adhere to designated Afrikaans language requirements.
  • Ensure that language usage is accurate and formal.
  • Interpret and analyse the undercurrents in and subtexts of stories.
  • Conduct field, archival and other research.
  • Conduct interviews and Q&As in Afrikaans when required.
  • Use multi-media platforms to promote Afrikaans news content and ensure adherence to digital media guidelines.
  • Write/script, voice, and package stories as required in Afrikaans.
  • Deliver news bulletin within a set duration.
  • Establish and maintain news networks and contacts.
  • Engage professionally with the audiences to promote and uphold SABC News’ integrity.
  • Adhere to the South Africa’s Constitution, broadcasting, and applicable legislation, ICASA regulations, the BCCSA Code of Conduct, SABC Editorial Policies and appropriate news and current affairs style guide etc.
  • Adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • National Diploma / Degree in Journalism or Media Studies or equivalent qualifications NQF6/7
  • Must have Afrikaans as first language
  • Written and spoken mother-tongue (Afrikaans) proficiency will be beneficial
  • Have a good understanding of social media and its usefulness as a journalist tool

CLOSING DATE: 24 APRIL 2023

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For more information APPLY HERE

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