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Live SA 2015 Rate Card

Live SA/Livity Africa  
Media Skills Training Programme

Cape Town and Johannesburg
Next intake August 2015
Only 18 to 25 year-olds can apply

Live SA is looking for 25 young creatives and thinkers to join us for an exciting six month training programme.

Our programme, which runs in Johannesburg and Cape Town, aims to catapult recent graduates and selected matriculants into the competitive media industry.

We are looking for recent graduates in journalism, graphic design, photography, videography and digital media. Even if you are not a graduate but have a body of work that demonstrates your ability, we encourage you to apply.

We need 15 people in Johannesburg and another 10 to join our Cape Town office. Two of those young people from both Cape Town and Johannesburg will focus exclusively on political coverage. The positions do not pay but you will get a transport allowance.

All participants are offered:


Career placement opportunities

Professional development

Effective storytelling from inception to completion (including pitching, research)

The opportunity to be mentored by leading industry professionals

You will not only gain on-the-job training but we will also give you a chance to work on content for our website as well as our clients and there will be plenty of time to network with some of the industry’s best. Meet our mentors

Available Positions:

Editorial (writing) (CT & JHB)

Graphic design (JHB)

Video (CT & JHB)

Photography (CT & JHB)

Social Media (CT &JHB)

Some of our Live SA contributors have gone onto positions at The Publishing Partnership, 140BBDO, Heart FM, Hashtag Radio, Blaque Magazine, ZALebs, Elle Magazine SA, Livity Africa and British Council.