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HIRING: New Vision Radio is looking for on-air Personalities

New Vision Radio, an online radio station based in Lyndhurst, Johannesburg in South Africa is looking for Volunteer presenters and news anchors to grow with the station as soon as they can start.

Here are skills you need to have to be part of their team (news).

  • - Speaking: As an anchor, your goal is getting people to understand the stories you are bringing to them.
  • - Active Listening: You must be able to understand the news stories reporters out in the field are delivering.
  • - Writing: As a news anchor, you may have to write your own material, especially in smaller markets/radio stations. If you start off as a reporter, as you very likely will, you will also have to write.
  • - Social Perceptiveness: This skill will allow you to anticipate your viewers' reactions to stories.
  • - Reading Comprehension: A great deal of written material will cross your desk, and you will need to be able to understand it.


What Will New Vision Radio Expect From You?

  • - Strong writing and editorial skills.
  • - Work under deadline and on a flexible schedule, that will include evenings and/or weekends
  • - Strong ability to improvise properly under pressure.
  • - Must possess a strong understanding of daily newscast content.
  • - Ability to work well with production staff in a variety of situations.
  • -Prepare and anchor news at times determined by the station's needs.

Other related qualifications and experience:

- 6 months - 3 years radio experience.
- A qualification in Journalism, Radio Broadcasting, Production will be a bonus,
- Have knowledge of broadcasting software (Sam-Broadcaster),
- DJ (NVR will also accommodate Djs that want to be part of radio)

State which job you're applying for in the subject of your email with the following reference numbers: #NewsAnchor and or #Presenter.

After sending your application Tweet us @NewVisionRadio1 "I have sent my application" and also follow them on Twitter to keep updated about other openings.

Please send you cv/resume, cover letter and demo to or call Lethu Kwedana on 011 440 6271 during office hours - the station is looking for people between the ages of 18-35 and must be available at all times as required by the station unless stated otherwise.

Please listen to New Vision Radio before you send your application - click here to listen

About New Vision Radio:

ew Vision Radio (NVR) is an online radio station accessible internationally, broadcasting from Lyndhurst, Johannesburg, in South Africa. NVR broadcasts 100% in English, emphasizing on both talk and music – the station’s musical play-listing focuses on accommodating all music genres in order to support all creative individuals within their preferred and respective genres. NVR’s recipient is your modern day millennial and is not limited to them as the World Wide Web is accessible to all in our modern day society. The world is going digital.
We are an organization that has carefully defined and beautified its culture to fashion an environment that will answer the question: Where the heart is? New Vision Radio, in a nutshell is your digital home away from home.
With the above said, NVR is a multifaceted online radio station aimed to create compelling media that informs, inspires and encourages the listener and society within its horizons. 

NVR is the brain child of South African born, Anna Williams and Jamaican born Lyndon Williams. The Williams are the Founding-members and Directors of NVR. Anna’s passion for media encouraged and nudged the South African based business mogul (Lyndon Williams) to launch the online platform on the 26th of July 2017.

NVR aims to create an extraordinary impact. It focuses in creating, producing and sharing media to the online platform. NVR is youthful in nature, passionate and provides the listener with an interactive platform.  

“Forward We Go”
NB: These are VOLUNTARY positions and NO COMPENSATION will be paid.

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