Mid-level reporters


    Website Cape Town TV

    Cape Town TV is looking for three mid-level reporter/journalists to work on the channel’s flagship daily live news programme, Our City News.

    The ideal candidate must have a BA degree or equivalent qualification, and at least three years of experience as a journalist. Must have an interest in social justice issues and developmental stories.


    • Pitch & Research at least 6 news stories per week
    • Produce 5 news inserts per week
    • Write relevant hard reads daily
    • Additional duties will include, but not be limited to: Creating running order, operating autocue, and other admin duties
    • Participate in social media messaging (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.)
    • Contribute ideas as part of the editorial group to Write original TV content.
    • Translate content from English to Afrikaans.
    Skills and competencies
    • Computer literacy
    • Competency with video editing software
    • Social media awareness
    • Good language and grammar skills
    • Accuracy
    • Excellent English and Afrikaans writing skills
    • Sub-editing skills
    • Video filming and editing experience
    • Keen eye for detail
    • Willing to learn
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Enjoy engaging with people online
    • Flexible and proactive
    • Fast learner
    • Able to handle responsibility without continuous direction.
    To apply for this position, send your CV plus a motivating letter detailing why you believe you are the right person for the job, to Joan Daries at training@capetowntv.org.

    The closing date for applications is 22 January 2020.

    Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

    To apply for this job email your details to training@capetowntv.org