Journalism & Media Internship in Tanzania (Diving, Teaching, Wildlife Project)

Company : Intern.Travel
Activities: Hospitality Internships / Career Break / NGO / Summer Volunteer Programs / Media Internships / Scuba Diving / Conservation Volunteer Projects
Country: Tanzania
Location : Tanzania
Duration: 2 months to 2 months
Approx Costs: 1250 to 1500 £ Pound (UK)

Develop your journalism and media skills whilst spending time on the beautiful Mafia Island.

Your journalism project begins with a thrilling journey high above the turquoise Indian Ocean, as you fly to Mafia Island – the most beautiful of Tanzania's Spice Islands, where tranquil white sand beaches, friendly villagers, and world-class scuba diving sites combine to make this a true tropical paradise.

Your journalism placement will give you the opportunity to work as a field journalist, integrating yourself with day-to-day activities and reporting or documenting the work and social activities of volunteers at the location.

You may undertake this placement from a variety of perspectives, depending on your skills and experience.  These include:

  • Article Production (written and online journalism)
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Blogging or Vlogging

You will gain experience of reporting and content production in a remote location, and this placement is a perfect entry into the world of travel journalism.

Acceptance for this placement is dependent on submission of an up-to-date CV/resume detailing relevant experience and/or qualifications.

WHAT DOES THE PROJECT DO?

Online Journalism

Report on the activities of volunteers and staff on the project.  Think outside the box to offer a unique and informative outlook on this fascinating project using your writing skills.  You will produce a number of written articles each week and liaise with volunteers and staff to create content such as interviews and activity logs.

Photography

Use your photography skills to showcase this amazing project to the world.  Create regular photo galleries and work with the volunteers and staff to document their activities *on camp and on special expeditions*

Videography

Film and produce videos documenting the work and social life on your project.  Liaise with volunteers and staff to create video interviews and showcase the most interesting aspects of life on the project.

Blogging/Vlogging

If blogging or Vlogging is your thing, you will be tasked with creating regular updates on work and life on the project, helping connect people to the project worldwide.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

Depending on your skills, you will be given specific targets and suggestions for content production, and will liaise with volunteers and field staff as well as journalism and marketing staff at our HQ to create amazing content.  This content will be used to showcase the great work being done on the projects, as well as your skill and commitment as a journalist.

You will be given support from field and HQ staff but will also be encouraged to use your imagination and ingenuity to suggest new and interesting ways to document your time as a field journalist.

Start Dates

DEPARTURE DATES

First and third Monday of the month.

Alternative dates available on request.

Costs / Benefits

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Before you go

Pre-departure support
Travel & medical advice & documentation
Equipment advice
Discounted medical kit

In-country

Airport pick up and reception on Mafia Island
Transfer to the camp
Accommodation upgrades available in local lodge (extra cost applies)
Food
Local orientation
24-hour in-country & international HQ emergency support & back-up

Booking / Enquiry

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