Multimedia Content Producer

News24, based in Cape Town, requires a motivated multimedia journalist with a passion for online news, looking to define him/herself as a member of the team responsible for South Africa's largest online news product. He/she will be responsible for producing and editing multimedia content on the news and lifestyle sections and maintaining the multimedia section including galleries, audio slideshows and videos.

Key reponsibilities

  • Produce content offering for the multimedia section (galleries, slideshows and videos)
  • Be responsible for updating and maintaining the multimedia section
  • The job includes editing photographs, building galleries, editing audio and building audio slideshows, editing video and uploading video to the site as well as our social media sites
  • Working on special reports and projects and working on story packages in conjunction with news and section editors


  • A competitive drive, sound news judgement and new media skills - both shooting and editing
  • Must have the ability to enhance content to ensure best practice presentation of news on the website
  • Must have an excellent command of the English language
  • Must have a tertiary journalism qualification
  • Must have multimedia skills and experience (video, audio and photography)
  • Must have multimedia editing skills (video, audio and photography)
  • Must have a sound understanding and knowledge of the internet as a news medium and an understanding of how to deliver online content in the South African news environment
  • Must be willing to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must have good sub-editing and writing skills
  • Must be capable of coming up with story ideas and following through the entire process: research, story scripting, shooting, editing and uploading content to our CMS
  • Must be willing to occasionally work irregular hours and over weekends when a story requires


Interested candidates should send their CV's and motivation letters to Lameezah Hendricks on

Last Modified: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 15:01:34 SAST