With its history as a developing country, Ghana is an important place to do your tv,radio and news paper internship journalism. The Journalism programs we offer fall under Print or Newspaper Journalism, Radio Journalism and Television Journalism.
If you are already a working journalist or a student, this is a chance to broaden your horizon and enhance your resume with work experience in a different culture and society, or maybe a different medium.
Under the Ghana TV, radio and news paper internship program, the intern engages in daily project activities. In most cases,. As an intern, you stay with host families who live near the project in which you are involved. Most of the time, the director of the project will work to help you successfully complete your field report. Please contact GHV if you need any help locating information and materials for your internship program.
In order to get the most out of your internship position in Ghana, GHV recommends at least two week of language and culture immersion programs because many times, language difficulties hinder the effectiveness of interning. These programs will provide you with a necessary, comprehensive start in exploring the every day issues of Ghana. Furthermore, it is possible to organize extra tutorials with experts in particular areas for additional fees. GHV suggests that you correspond with us if you have special needs for your internship.
ob Duties of Newspaper Journalists
Journalists work in newsrooms and in the field, observing, taking good notes, cultivating sources, analyzing events objectively and quickly writing accurate articles. Newspaper journalists may investigate issues to find the story behind the story, and they need to be well versed in the laws related to the framework for the press. Some newspaper journalists are given general assignments, special assignments or a regular beat to cover, while others focus on a specific category of news, such as politics, foreign affairs, sports or finances.
Job Duties of TV AND RADIO Broadcast Journalists
Broadcast journalists are responsible for investigating, gathering and reporting on news and current affairs. They are expected to present this information in a fair, balanced and accurate way through news bulletins, documentaries and other factual programs for radio, television and online broadcast.
Broadcast journalists can fill a number of roles within the media including editor, reporter, presenter/news anchor, producer and correspondent.
Covering breaking and developing news, gathering facts, conducting interviews and writing clear and concise articles for publication. Curiosity and writing abilities are key traits for aspiring Newspaper Journalists.
All interns need to be flexible, communicate well, and work hard as internships are demanding and must be taken seriously. You will be representing a professional organization and you may sometimes have deadlines to meet.
All interns would be working under supervision by the experts from the agency where interns works.
Welcome to the Land of Sunshine, also reffered to as an ‘Island of Peace’. Ghana is one of the thriving democracies in Africa, inhabited by the world’s friendliest people.
Ghana, the gateway to Africa is situated right in the heart of West Africa . Its borders extend from the Gulf of Guinea covering a distance of about 672km from the south to the north, and about 540 km from the east to the west.
The country is bordered to the north by Burkina Faso , the east by Togo, the south by the Atlantic Ocean and the west by Cote d’Ivoire.
A narrow grassy plain stretches inland from the coast, widening in the east, while the south and west are covered by dense rainforest. To the north are forested hills, beyond which is dry savannah and open woodland. In the far north is a plateau averaging 500m (1600ft) in height. In the east the Akuapim hills run inland from the coast along the Togo border. The Black and White Volta rivers enter Ghana from Burkina Faso , merging into the largest manmade lake in the world, Lake Volta. Ghana ‘s coastline is dotted with sandy palm-fringed beaches and lagoons.