Journalism Learnership Programme 2022

Are you passionate about writing articles? if the answer is YES then Journalism Learnership could the path of your future career. These Learnership programs will help you to be come one of the best journalists in the world. You gain valuable experience and skills that will assist you in the workplace. They are plenty of fields that Interested individuals can choose from. What more interesting about journalism is that you have an opportunity to report biggest stories that are happening South Africa, however journalism could also be dangerous because sometimes journalists go to unknown fields to cover interesting and yet dangerous stories. The main aim of these Learnerships is to produce best journalists in the world that will be able to report stories and updating us with latest news.

Companies offering Journalism Learnerships

  • Mail & Guardian
  • Times Media Group ? Avusa Media
  • SABC
  • Spree – Media 24
  • True Love Magazine ? Media 24
  • Etv
  • East Coast Radio

Journalism Learnership Available

There are a couple of careers to consider in this industry. Yet, it mostly focuses on newspapers, magazines, television, and radio. We have listed some of the more openly advertised positions available for learnerships here below.

Career options:

  • Television Reporter
  • News Journalist
  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Marketing Manager
  • Reporter

These Learnership programs usually take a period of 12-24 month. Successful candidates will stipends every month however they need to take responsibility of their meal, accommodation and transport costs.

Basic Requirements

All candidates need to meet all the necessary requirements set out by that particular company since they are silently different. We have compiled a list of basic requirements for you to start with.

Basic stipulations needed:

  • Applicants must be a permanent South African citizen
  • Candidates must be in possession of an ID document/book/card
  • All candidates must be in possession of a Matric or Grade 12 certificate
  • Candidates must have a diploma or degree in the field of their application
  • Applicants must be proficient in the English language
  • All Applicants must be computer literate
  • Applicants must be currently unemployed
  • All Candidates must not be part of any other learnership
  • Candidates must hold a medical certificate stating disability if applicable
  • All Candidates must be detail-orientated

Basic writing skills, Photoshop and Microsoft Office familiarity is also recommended depending on the career field you are entering. Any and all extra-curricular activities you were part of in this industry is worth mentioning, any recommendations and a CV must also be attached to your application.

It is important that all applicants provide current contact details, telephone numbers, email address, postal and physical address. All documents must be copied and certified, please, do not attach your originals to the application. People with a disability is also encouraged to apply.