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Media24’s innovative, multiplatform media products and services are created by passionate people to enrich the lives of our customers worldwide. We offer career opportunities in diverse fields, from journalism, design, sales, logistics, software development and big data to fashion planning and buying. With us you’ll get to work on some of South Africa’s best-loved media brands and with the most talented people in the business. Click here for current vacancies or to register on our talent database. When creating your profile, remember to set the job alerts so you’re notified automatically whenever an opportunity in your field becomes available.

Opportunities for graduates

Applications are now open for Media24’s sought-after Graduates in Media internship programme which starts in January 2016. We’re looking for graduates in the fields of computer science, IT, commerce, journalism and multimedia to complete our six-month or one-year mentored internship programme. Successful candidates will be placed in Media24’s news, magazines, digital publishing, ecommerce or books divisions in Cape Town or Johannesburg. So whether you’re interested in working as a journalist, software developer, product manager or videographer at cool brands like News24, Spree, City Press, Beeld or FAIRLADY, we have a spot for you. It’s the ideal way to kick off your career.

If you’re a final-year student or recent graduate in one of the above fields who is looking to join the fast-paced, rapidly changing world of Media24 click here to explore and apply.

To find out more about this graduate programme like us on Facebook at media24.grad24.

Applications close on 31 August 2015.


Media24 offers four bursaries for students wanting to complete their postgraduate qualifications in journalism at either Stellenbosch University, NWU, Wits or Rhodes University. The only way to join our bursary programme is to get accepted onto one of the postgraduate courses at these partner institutions. If your application is successful, the universities inform Media24 and we contact candidates who meet our requirements.

This is a two-year bursary programme – one year of postgraduate study and one year based at Media24. For 2016 we’re specifically offering bursaries for those eager to be based at Beeld, Rapport, Die Burger or Netwerk24. To apply, contact the universities below.

Stellenbosch University
BPhil Journalism
To apply go to
Contact person: Elizabeth Newman at
Closing date for applications: 31 August 2015

North-West University: Potchefstroom Campus
Honours Communication – Journalism
To apply email Dr Thalyta Swanepoel at
Closing date for applications: 31 August 2015

North-West University: Vaal Triangle Campus
Honours Communication – Journalism
To apply email Jacolette Kloppers at
Closing date for applications: 1 September 2015

University of the Witwatersrand
BA Hons in Journalism and Media Studies
To apply go to
Contact person: Nkululeko Dladla at
Closing date for applications: 31 August 2015

Rhodes University
Honours, PGDip in Journalism or BJourn
To apply go to
Contact person: Dawn Long at
Closing date for applications: 26 September 2015