Lowveld Media – Journalist Vacancy in Mbombela, Nelspruit Jan 2018


2018 careers at Lowveld Media


Jan 2018 Journalist recruitment – S.Africa

Remuneration: negotiable Basic salary
Location: Mbombela, Nelspruit
Education level: Degree
Job level: Junior/Mid
Own transport required: Yes
Travel requirement: Often
Reference: #LM Journo
Company: Lowveld Media


Job description

Lowveld Media, a dynamic, award-winning media house in Mbombela, Mpumalanga is looking for an enthusiastic, passionate full-time journalist.

The journalist will source and gather accurate information and cover a variety of exciting and relevant articles related to a community newspaper in both English and Afrikaans.


  • A recognised journalism degree or diploma
  • Experience in a community newspaper and newsroom environment
  • Ability to write well-constructed and accurate articles, which reflect both sides of a story
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work unsupervised and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to anticipate problems and formulate solutions
  • Must have good interviewing skills and an excellent command in English and Afrikaans
  • Photographic skills
  • Must be computer literate with multimedia and online media skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must have a valid drivers’ licence and own vehicle.

Personal skills/attributes

  • Accountable and responsible
  • Detail-orientated and focussed
  • Deadline driven
  • Self-motivated and resourceful
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Passionate and enthusiastic with a positive attitude.

Closing date:  January 26, 2018