Jacaranda FM Internships 2024/2025

Jacaranda Fm invites unemployed graduates who have the necessary qualifications to apply for the Internships programme

The two interns will rotate every six weeks between both stations for 12 months. They will be required to travel between Jacaranda FM (Midrand) and Wits (JHB). Interns should not be committed to other fields of study because they will be required to attend various short courses in radio journalism.

The internship is designed to ensure that students learn about the various aspects and operations of a newsroom. It will be effective from 1 August 2024 to 31 July 2025, and offers a monthly basic stipend. 

At Jacaranda FM, interns will develop skills in the following areas: 

  • Assist in the general operations of a newsroom
  • Assist journalists in the compilation of their stories
  • Report from the field as well as work on the news desk
  • Assist in various areas of the news department, thereby learning the practical skills involved

At VowFM, interns will develop skills in the following areas: 

  • Compile and read daily bulletins
  • Report from the field
  • Package stories for current affairs programmes
  • Be actively involved in the day-to-day news and current affairs programming 
  • Update social media with news content
  • Interns will be required to undertake short courses with the Wits Radio Academy


  • Qualification in Journalism or related field (Bachelor’s Degree or 3-year National Diploma)
  • Valid driver’s licence or in the process of obtaining one
  • Good command of the English language, Preferably bilingual in Afrikaans and English.
  • Quality writing and voicing scripts for radio.
  • Check facts, accuracy and quality of stories.
  • Operating studio and field recording and production equipment.
  • Minimal editing and multi-track mixing experience needed.

How to Apply

Click here to apply online for the Jacaranda Fm Internships programme