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OFM Journalist Internship Programme 2018

OFM Journalist Internship Programme 2018

OFM Journalist Internship Programme 2018, OFM is a commercial radio station broadcasting to the Free State, Northern Cape, North West and Southern Gauteng.

The programme offers recently graduated, aspiring journalists an opportunity to acquire journalistic skills within a fully convergent newsroom and multimedia environment of radio and digital platforms.

The successful candidate will be expected to work at OFM newsroom on a full time basis for a 12-month period.

At the end of the internship the candidate should be able to successfully complete the following:
Sourcing strong story ideas, doing interviews, writing a radio news story/bulletin, re-angling stories, adding value to stories (soundbites, photos, videos etc.) handling press releases, doing follow-ups where necessary, building an extensive contact network and be active on all social media such as Facebook and Twitter.


  • Have a passion for journalism and a sound general knowledge of news and current affairs
  • Have exceptional communication and writing skills in English and Afrikaans
  • Be able to work under pressure and keep to tight deadlines
  • A working knowledge of a camera and voice recorders
  • Have computer and internet literacy
  • Basic journalistic skills in news identification, news gathering and news presentations
  • Be able to work closely with a diverse news team

Remuneration: Basic salary
Location: Bloemfontein
Education level: Degree
Job level: Student
Own transport required: Yes

If you are interested in applying for this great opportunity, please send your CV to
Thando Mohlamme: [email protected].

Should you not receive a response from us within three weeks of your application, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful.