RKPFM 99.0 & 102.7 FM has places available in its newsroom for volunteer recruits. Read the post below carefully! – Deadline: Friday, 30 March 2018

Are you:

Curious, adventurous, always looking for a story, willing to hunt down a source, energetic?

Able to speak, write and read in English & Afrikaans/Xhosa, willing to explore new frontiers in media? From the Cape Flats, Southern Peninsula, Helderberg & or Overberg? Willing to learn and work hard?

Would you like to:

Record sound, conduct interviews, compile bulletins, read bulletins, take pictures, record video, cover events, test your skills LIVE to a listening and online audience of over 225 000 people, build your career and profile?

If your answer to the above is yes, then a volunteer news trainee position in the RKPFM 99.0 & 102.7 FM newsroom is for you. You will be required full-time and to work shifts (06h00 – 14h00 and 10h00-18h00 -including weekend and public holiday shifts.)

  • You will not receive payment! This is a volunteer internship at Cape Town’s leading community development radio station. Transport allowance / stipend to be negotiated upon appointment.

This is a full-time contract position (1 year contract after 6 months probation) – NB: Students SHOULD NOT apply.

  • Cape Town-based position – Remote Positions also to be negotiated.
  • Application deadline: Friday, 30 March 2018
  • Only email applications will be accepted.

Send your downloaded and completed application form, along with certificates if applicable with the subject line: Newsroom Trainee March 2018 to recruit@rkpfm.co.za

Download application form here:


Shortlisted candidates will be put through a combination written test (for computer skills, language, general knowledge) and a voice test.

RKPFM 99.0 & 102.7 FM reserves the right not to make an appointment – Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – No correspondence will be entered into.

*** This is NOT a call for DJs, music show presenters or “newsreaders”***

Newsroom Volunteers

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