Rolling Stone: Music Reporter

Los Angeles, California
Base + Benefits (Medical, Dental ,Vision & 401k)
Dec 04, 2019
Metro Area
Los Angeles
Full Time

Rolling Stone: Music Reporter

Rolling Stone is seeking a Los Angeles-based reporter to write a variety of music stories, with an emphasis on covering the music business in L.A. We are seeking a reporter with good sources within the industry, someone who will be committed to developing deeper sources in a transforming music landscape, and someone to write stories for a consumer audience. The Music Reporter will also represent Rolling Stone at industry events, panels and more. In addition to covering the industry, you’ll have a chance to interview artists, review concerts and more. The successful candidate is an ambitious and enterprising journalist who can juggle multiple editorial tasks in a breaking-news environment. Though based in Los Angeles, you’ll work closely with Rolling Stone’s editorial team in New York City. 

Job Duties

  • Generate original story ideas and develop fresh angles related to the music business.
  • Write profiles, reviews, investigative and other L.A.-based stories
  • Cultivate sources and contacts within the music business
  • Represent Rolling Stone at industry events, panels, and other special functions.


  • 3+ years of experience writing for a major news organization
  • Strong ability to report and break news
  • Strong ability to write news and feature stories
  • General familiarity with the music industry
  • Ability to evaluate news leads and news tips to develop story ideas

About Rolling Stone:

Rolling Stone, the number one brand in music publishing, has been the leading voice of music and popular culture for 50 years.  The multi-media brand features the latest in music reviews, in-depth interviews, hard-hitting political commentary and award-winning journalism across many platforms including magazine, digital, mobile, social and event marketing. Rolling Stone provides “all the news that fits” to a global audience of approximately 60 million people every month and publishes over 100 pieces of content every day.  

About PMC:

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 180 million and empowers more than 1 million global CEOs and business thought-leaders in markets that impact the world. Our dynamic events, data services, and rich content entertain and educate today’s fashion, retail, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle sectors. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global influencers are informed, connected, and inspired. To learn more about PMC and its iconic brands, visit


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