Getting to know you our listener better.

A blind medium telling tales relying on just one sense of the five which is “Hearing”. An art, most people call it. It is a thrill for those behind the mic putting in the work to relay accurate messages, to ensure that they depict an image compelling listener’s to not change the dial. That is […]


Orientation Week

Times have changed from when classes meant meeting your lecturer in class daily, to now starring at your PC for lessons. However, as per the COVID-19 restrictions all public gatherings were put on hold. This included churches, entertainment venues as well as educational institutions. Universities had to immediately transition from contact classes to teaching and […]


Caring for your skin during the pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we do things and live our lives. You now have to wear a face mask in public, or risk getting fined R 1 500. Not to mention the social distancing and washing of hands or an alcohol laced hand sanitiser. Although these measures are all put in place […]


Do you have some experience in radio and marketing? Love radio? Combine your passion for radio, and your creative ability to come up with new and exciting ideas!
Jacaranda FM has a highly exciting opportunity available! We are searching for two Interns to join our vibrant and dynamic team.
It is a 12 month internship program based at our Midrand offices in Gauteng, effective March 2021 to March 2022.
You will share your time between Jacaranda FM and Voice of Wits 88.1 over the course of the internship. For the duration of the internship a basic stipend will be paid. The successful applicants will also participate in training at the Wits Radio Academy. At Jacaranda FM, interns will:
· Be introduced to programming, marketing & IT & Technical.
· Assist in the various areas, thereby learning the practical skills involved.
At VOW FM, interns will:
· Be actively involved in the day to day operations of Voice of Wits specifically production, programming and management.
· Assist in all departments at Voice of Wits, to gain exposure to all areas of radio environment.

· A bachelor’s degree or relevant qualification is preferred, but matric is the minimum requirement.
· Computer literate, with skills in word processing, presentation and spreadsheets.
· Excellent communication skills.
· Strong initiative and drive.
· Driver’s License is preferable.
· Knowledge of current affairs and a good general knowledge.
· Some experience in radio (production/programming/marketing) will be an advantage.
· The Jacaranda Radio Internship requires good command of Afrikaans and English.

Jacaranda FM is committed to the achievement of equity in employment in respect of race, gender and disability. All appointments will be made in this context.

Applicants should submit a letter of motivation and a detailed CV to shoeshoe.qhu@wits.ac.za attention Shoeshoe Qhu. The deadline for applications is 12 February 2021 at 17h00.

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