Internship posted by: Prime Care Network Volunteers
Posted on: November 27, 2012
Through our journalism internships in Ghana, you will have the unique opportunity to learn and practice journalism in several mediums including newspaper, TV, and radio. These internships are designed for journalism students and professionals to gain firsthand experience in journalism in Ghana. Please keep in mind that we need to receive your CV/resume in order to confirm a placement in the program.
You will work at one of the English-language, daily newspapers in Accra. Some of the newspapers include the Ghanaian Chronicle, Daily Graphic, and Ghana News Agency. Your duties will include writing news stories and feature articles, proofreading colleagues' work for publication, researching background material, editing stories, conducting interviews in the field, and attending news events.
You will work at one of the television stations in Accra, such as the private TV3 or state-owned Ghana Television (GT. Your duties will include researching stories, conducting interviews for broadcast, covering news conferences and human interest stories, assisting in technical production, and perhaps even appearing as on-camera reporter.
You will be placed at one of the commercial radio stations in either Accra , Cape Coast or Eastern region. The stations have music, news, and commentary presented by Ghanaian on-air personalities. As an intern you will get to experience a variety of roles at the station, including reading news on the air, researching news stories, interviewing newsmakers, producing segments, writing copy for the air, and attending press conferences.
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