Journalism

Environmental & Travel Journalism

Learn how to research and produce written content, and receive guidance in establishing a successful career in the fields of environmental journalism and travel writing.

Environmental journalism and travel writing are both powerful tools to advocate for the natural world and to inform the general public on ways to travel sustainably and how to best experience the wonders of nature.Join us to learn invaluable new skills especially practical ones. You’ll revel in our unique environment and wildlife. You can  experience first hand what to expect as you embark upon a career as a journalist. Let our team work with you to put into words, the wonders and challenges our world faces.

To be a successful journalist you must have an understanding of: current environmental concerns; environmental policy decisions; scientific studies;  have knowledge of historical environmental events and above all else, possess an enquiring and curious mind.

Learn how to become a successful and environmental or travel writer, setting yourself up for an incredible career of travel and adventure. You’ll have the career that everyone else dreams of.

COST

$2750/month

Quick info

Student articles

Read and access the articles that our environmental and travel journalism interns have produced and published in local and international print media publishers. VIEW ARTICLES

 

Our alumni also produce article for Africa Media’s online garden route blog – HUMANS OF THE GARDEN ROUTE

Program dates

  • 1 – 30 May
  • 1 – 30 June
  • 1 – 30 July
  • 1 – 30 August
  • 1 – 30 September
  • 1 – 30 October
  • 1 – 30 November

Program syllabus

The environmental and travel journalism program runs over one month. The syllabus can be viewed here: VIEW PROGRAM SYLLABUS

Program FAQ's

We have answered many of the common questions students ask us on our programs FAQ page. VIEW FAQ PAGE

Student testimonials

Many of our students have written about their experience at Africa Media. You can read some of their reviews and testimonials here. STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

Stories from our Intern Alumni

Marvelous Mozambique: learning in paradise

For the fourth year my underwater photography program has run in conjunction with Africa Media and Guinjata dive Centre, in marvelous mozambique. This August we’ve had 5 keen students learning to hone their photography skills. One of my favorite things about the program is that it brings people from different countries and walks of life […]

Meet the Nation of King Julian XIII

Upon entering Lemur Falls at the Cango Wildlife Ranch staff relieve you of your personal electronics allowing you to fully enjoy your encounter hands free. The guide proceeds to press on his clicker and the Ring Tailed Lemurs run up to you. The amiable guide invites you to sit and places a cup with small […]

Tenikwa

Peter, my group’s guide at Tenikwa Wildlife Centre, is taking us to photograph Tenikwa’s wild cats. Our first stop is the serval habitat and, although servals are small compared Africa’s more famous feline species, I’m surprised when Peter opens the gate and strides confidently inside the enclosure. Servals, Peter has already told us, are the […]

More stories

Africa Media’s internship Alumni write numerous blogs during and after their time with us. Take some time to read their stories and experiences in Southern Africa

FAQ's

Everything you need to know about our environmental and travel journalism internship program is here in the FAQ’s

SYLLABUS

Discover what Africa Media’s environmental and travel journalism month long internship program entails.

#HOTGR

Read the blog posts of our journalism alumni on renowned local blog – Humans of the Garden Route

ARTICLES

View a selection of online and print media publications produced by the environmental and travel journalism alumni

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