Job title: Journalist (CAR Magazine)
Location: Cape Town
Travel Involved: No
Job Type: Permanent
Education: Diploma
Company: Highbury Media
Job Category: Editorial
Compensation: N/A
Position Summary:

Highbury Media (Pty) Ltd is SA’s largest independent magazine and digital publishing company responsible for some of the country’s most-loved and best-performing titles. Established 64 years ago, CAR is SA’s longest-running motoring magazine and an opinion-forming consumer and automotive-interest title. We are currently looking for a Journalist.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Researching and writing articles for CAR magazine and the CAR magazine website.
  • Assisting on shoots and videos for CAR magazine and CAR magazine website.
  • Assisting our road test engineers in road testing, including weighing, measuring vehicles, recording specification features and road test data


  • A tertiary qualification in English or journalism
  • Work experience in the motoring media.
  • Ability and willingness to work hours as dictated by prevailing news trends.
  • Excellent writing, communication, copy editing, organisational and motivational skills.
  • Proficiency in WordPress CMS, Excel, Photoshop, trending social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc) and the Mac operating system.
  • Knowledge of InDesign, Affinity Publisher, and basic video editing is a bonus.
  • Excellent technical knowledge of motor vehicles.
  • A passion for driving and motoring media.