Billboard: Fall Editorial Internship
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Salary: Paid Hourly
Level: Entry Level
Billboard: Fall Editorial Internship
Calling all pop culture stans, Hot 100 stat nerds and data-driven journalists: Billboard is looking for a responsible, driven, detail-oriented intern who is well-versed in all facets of the music industry to join our fast-paced newsroom.
Daily responsibilities include writing news posts for the website; pitching stories to staff editors; assisting with research and fact-checking for print stories; transcribing interviews; and helping with other magazine-related tasks such as building print posts in the CMS and preserving the archives.
We’re always looking for fresh, creative pitches on the ever-evolving industry, so a proactive intern will apply a business-focused mentality while sniffing out trends, discovering new talents, interviewing artists and publishing features online. Are the ever-growing K-pop and Latin markets your thing? Obsessively tracking the next soon-to-be TikTok hit? More into the behind-the-scenes business of record deals? We want to hear about it!
The ideal candidate will have some experience writing clean copy for music or entertainment media, stellar reporting skills and ideas for what artists, industry shifts and genre niches Billboard should be covering in 2021. Please include links to 2-3 writing samples or clips somewhere in your application.
This is a paid, 24 hour/week, 12-week internship with a start date in early-to-mid September. All applicants must live and work in either New York or California for the duration of the internship to be considered.
Billboard is a global music media brand, with a renowned authority among artists, fans and the industry. Billboard powers the ultimate global music destination and magazine, featuring unrivaled reporting on music news, issues and trends, the industry’s definitive charts, encompassing the most complete and well respected database of charts across all music genres. Billboard also produces elite conferences and events which regularly convene the industry and consumers around important conversations – from the annual Power 100 to Women in Music to Pride Summit and more.
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Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 260 million a month and reaches users in more than 175 countries as well as a collective 390 million social media followers. The company houses a constellation of globally prominent and legendary brands, including Variety, Rolling Stone, Deadline.com, WWD, Robb Report, SHE Media, BGR, IndieWire, Beauty Inc, Sourcing Journal, TVLine, FN, BlogHer, HollywoodLife, Gold Derby, and SPY. PMC delivers exceptional content to consumers, business leaders and organizations around the world across multiple platforms: digital, mobile, social, print, video, broadcast, and dynamic live events. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global leaders and influencers are informed, connected, and inspired.
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