January 21, 2012

Music and celebrity news website seeks reporters in NYC

KpopStarz.com, an online newspaper headquartered in New York that covers k-pop music and celebrities' news, is hiring internet-savvy full-time reporters. We would like to work with people who can write about k-pop music with passion.

Successful reporter candidates will show persistence and speed. Our reporters should be able to make their own route for news along with press releases, conduct interviews, write from on-site reporting, and so on. Candidates should be able to work under time-pressure and meet the deadlines, and must feel comfortable in a start-up environment and bring passion and zeal to not only succeed, but to define pop music journalism into the digital era.

- On-site reporting
- Conduct interviews
- Write multiple articles through out the day
- Write original/breaking news from direct news sources, work on press releases
- Write interpretive/analytical articles
- Develop the Site to not only inform readers, but drive traffic

- A person whose mother language is English
- College education or higher
- A New York or New Jersey resident
- Must have basic internet/HTML knowledge such as use of YouTube embed codes or link tag

Favored Conditions:
- Previous music magazine writer
- Who has/had worked in music industry
- Talent in Photography or Video
- Journalism major
- K-Pop lover

- Base salary USD $2,000 plus incentives

Each applicant must do the following to be eligible:
1. Submit a resume.
2. Include a few writing samples or links
3. Submit a cover letter. (Please introduce yourself)

Send your applications today to kpopstarz.jobsny at gmail. Specify that you're applying for full-time reporter position.

No calls. Qualified applicants will receive an e-mail invitation to one of the interview sessions.

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