Mail & Guardian Paid Editorial Internships 2022 for Young Journalists

Application for Mail & Guardian Paid Editorial Internships 2022 is ongoing!

The Mail & Guardian is pleased to invite young journalists to apply for one of five paid editorial internships in its Johannesburg newsroom, running from April 2022 to March 2023. 

Tell Me About Mail & Guardian Editorial Internships:

Journalism graduates and students interested in media and journalism can apply for an internship in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Mail & Guardian (M&G) is offering five paid editorial internships. M&G is interested in seeking out and nurturing passion and potential, and giving those who hope to pursue a career in journalism and the media industry a solid foundation in the fundamentals of the craft. 

What Type of Scholarship is this?


Who can apply for Mail & Guardian Editorial Internships?

This programme will not be limited to journalism graduates and those working in the field for a year. Other appropriate fields of study may include, but are not limited to, languages and the liberal arts, graphic design, sound and video production, and website development.

How are Applicants Selected?

It is in the M&G’s interest to seek out and nurture passion and potential, and to give those who hope to pursue a career in journalism and the media industry a solid foundation in the fundamentals of the craft. In so doing we hope to ensure the continuation of quality journalism at both the M&G and the wider industry.

Eligible Countries: African countries

Host: Johannesburg, South Africa.

What is the Benefit of Mail & Guardian Editorial Internships?

  • While each successful candidate will receive a general grounding in digital newsroom processes and editorial production skills, interns will be assigned to one of the following areas:
    • online, multimedia and social media, arts, climate and general news.

How Long will the Program Last?

The internship runs for one year, April 2022 to the end of March 2023.

How to Apply for Mail & Guardian Editorial Internships:

Please submit a detailed CV and a letter of motivation as well as any examples of published work to [email protected] by no later than 18 March 2022.

It is important to go through all application requirements before applying.

Application Deadline

Entry submission for this program ends on 18 March 2022.

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