Graduate Opportunities at The Citizen Newspapers


Opportunities exist for enthusiastic, ambitious and determined Graduates to join The Citizen, one of the largest publisher and printer of newspapers, magazines, labels and books in South Africa. The programme is based in Industria West, Johannesburg.

Graduates are taken through a 12-month programme, commencing January 2016, that provides an introduction to the working world, as well as a foundation for further development. You will be supported by mentors and work on projects in order to gain valuable practical experience.


  • Online Journalist Graduate: BA degree in Journalism, preferably with a major in online media (Reference: MEDI01)
  • Social Media Graduate: A degree in Multimedia studies, preferably with a focus on the online environment (Reference: DADM01)
  • Data Analyst Graduate: a Degree or Diploma in Marketing Communication studies or Media studies (Reference: GIS01)
  • Videographer Graduate: Graduate with a degree in Videography, Multimedia Studies or related fields. Practical videography and editing experience is non-negotiable (Reference: VIDE01)

How to apply

Closing date for applications: 31 August 2015. If you have graduated with good academic results, sound communication skills, strong analytical skills and are computer literate, forward a 2 page CV and your university transcripts to and remember to use the reference number above in the subject line.

Preference will be given to individuals who add to the diversity of the organisation.

Via – The Citizen

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