Journalist required at TheSout

Journalist required at in London

We are offering a temporary contract to a journalist to write articles for our website and newspaper for the next three weeks.

Journalist required at TheSout is looking for a journalist to be based at our office in Wandsworth for the next three weeks starting Monday 17 March.

This temporary contract will entail writing updates on the Oscar Pistorius trial as well as other South African news stories for our website. Depending on requirements, some of these may also be published in the printed weekly newspaper.

This would be a great opportunity for students or recent graduates to build a portfolio of print and online writing.


  • You must be self-motivated and a good researcher.
  • You must live in London, be able to work to strict deadlines and to write in English to first language standard.


  • Your own laptop
  • Knowledge of South Africa or the South African community in London

The working hours will be 9am to 5pm and you will be paid per day.

To apply, please send your CV, a short cover letter and two examples of your writing to Heather Walker: