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Staff Writer Internship Opportunity at UCU

at Uganda Christian University
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted July 11, 2019
Category Computer & IT
Currency UGX


Staff Writer Intern

Purpose of the Job

The successful applicant will be part of the team that will write news stories, features and take photographs on events about or affecting the university and the community. He or she will also sift through views and opinions of the members of the community and write about them for the purpose of informing the rest of the community about the change in the thinking of the community towards issues of common concern. The successful applicant will, in addition, be given professional hands on training in the modern journalistic methods.


Must have good writing skills, a desire to look for stories and deliver them in a timely manner.
Must have strong photography skills.
Must be able to work under minimum supervision for long hours, weekends inclusive.
A committed Christian who is honest and trustworthy.

Education Requirements

A recent degree in Mass Communication, preferably Print major (Must have graduated not earlier than 2015).
Must be conversant with modern editing software including Quark Xpress and InDesign and have the ability to design pages for the newspaper.