Senior Correspondent Billboard

Location
New York
Posted
Nov 20, 2012
Closes
Dec 20, 2012
Contact
Julie Pipitone
Duration
Full Time
Job Description
Billboard is seeking a Senior Correspondent for its New York office. This individual will write and report business features, news stories and executive profiles for the magazine and Billboard.biz as assigned, generate story ideas, and contribute innovative content ideas.
MAIN DUTIES-- Enterprise reporting of features and news stories, under the direction of Billboard editor.-- Identify and report music business news relevant to our audience in the recording, publishing, touring and technology industries.-- Work with the magazine and Billboard.biz editors to identify and shape cover stories.

Edit/write Billboard copy as assigned by the editor.-- Work with editors and writers for Billboard.com, Billboard.biz and Billboard Magazine to place relevant content across platforms.-- Post regular Billboard content including columns and video.
Desired Skills & Experience
-- Ability to identify and write music business stories quickly and accurately.-- Knowledge of all aspects of the music business.-- Knowledge of the online space for developing artists-- Ability to conduct interviews.-- Ability to meaningfully gather and present data within stories.-- Ability to quickly obtain and parse various sources -- internet, people, printed matter -- for key data. EXPERIENCE-- 5 years entertainment business reporting and writing experience, preferably with a daily, weekly, or major print or online publication or wire service with a focus on business reporting. -- Extensive contacts and sources within the music industry. -- Undergraduate degree required in Journalism or a related field preferred.-- Knowledge of issues related to working musicians, with additional contacts and awareness of music innovations and technology.



Prometheus Global Media is a diversified company with leading assets in the media and entertainment arenas, including: Music (Billboard and its related industry conferences and Consumer events), Film (The Hollywood Reporter, Backstage, ShoWest, ShowEast, Cineasia, and Cinema Expo International); and Advertising & Marketing (Adweek, Adweek Conferences, and The Clio Awards).

To be considered, please send resume and a cover letter including salary requirements.

Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Prometheus Global Media LLC is an equal opportunity employer.