Vacancy – Journalist

The following exciting opportunity has come up within our Mahareng Publishing office in
Bloemfontein.

JOB TITLE:     Journalist

QUALIFICATION:  Relevant tertiary qualifications

EXPERIENCE: Have at least 2 years’ experience as a journalist.

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Sourcing news, doing interviews, re-angling stories, handling press releases and do follow ups where necessary, while building an extensive contact network.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Have a passion for journalism and an extensive general knowledge of news and current affairs
  • Have exceptional communication and written skills, in both Afrikaans and English. A third language will be an advantage
  • Have a background in print and/or radio news
  • Be able to work under extreme pressure and to tight deadlines
  • A working knowledge of a camera and/or video camera
  • Have keyboard and IT skills. Audio and video editing ability would be preferential
  • Have an existing contact network
  • Be a team player
  • Be in possession of a code B driver’s licence
  • Be able to function effectively within a multi-media environment
  • Should be willing to work after hours and some weekends

CLOSING DATE:  01 February at 16h00

Interested applicants are requested to apply with a comprehensive CV to: nthabi@centralmediagroup.co.za

Mahareng Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The appointment will be made in
line with Central Media Group’s Employment Equity Plan and Policy.

Applicants not contacted within 14 days after the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.