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Billboard: Web3 Reporter

Penske Media Corporation, New York, NY USA

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Salary: Base + Benefits + 401-k

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time


Billboard: Web3 Reporter

Billboard is hiring a Web3 Reporter who will cover music’s rapid expansion into in the metaverse, from artist-issued NFTs to virtual concerts. 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, and the industry’s definitive charts.

We are adding to our NYC newsroom a tech-savvy, crypto-obsessed reporter to break the blockchain-based news that matters most to the music business – and break it all down in terms that a broad audience can understand. This person will develop close relationships with music’s top tech investors, entrepreneuers, Web 3 visionaries and the artist teams working on the cutting edge, engaging them in interviews, on our social platforms and in panel discussions at Billboard events. Community management experience a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Cover and analyze the music business’s push into the metaverse
  • Interview the artists, entreprenuers and executives building music ventures in Web 3
  • Lead and moderate conversations among these innovators on Billboard’s social media channels
  • Write daily news stories and magazine features
  • Contribute to editorial projects from power lists to special issues

    Requirements:

  • 3-5+ years experience reporting in a fast-paced digital newsroom
  • Familiar with and fascinated by the music business
  • Fluent in the language of Web 3
  • A great communicator, well-sourced reporter and polished interviewer
  • A clear, fast writer who can break down complicated concepts for a broad audience
  • Passionate about breaking news
  • A meticulous researcher

It’s all About You…

At PMC, your wellness is top of mind. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to nurture you and your loved ones, including pets! Our package includes Healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) HSA with an employer contribution, FSA (Healthcare, Dependent Care & Commuter), EAP, Life Insurance, 401K with an employer match, Paid Parental Leave, Long-term Disability, generous Paid Time off (PTO), Pet Insurance, and Home & Auto insurance. Our Wellness initiatives rotate yoga, meditation, wellness weeks on a variety of topics, and financial wellness. We continuously elevate our offerings with more, for you.

About Billboard:

Billboard is the world's most influential music media brand reaching key executives and tastemakers in and around the music business through Billboard Magazine and millions of music fans through Billboard.com and Billboard Events. The Billboard brand is built on its exclusive charts and unrivaled reporting on the latest news, issues and trends across all genres of music. Billboard receives hundreds of millions of brand impressions daily through many strategic relationships with major companies across various industries. These relationships leverage Billboard's brand recognition, proprietary chart data and information resources to develop products, live events and print, television, radio, digital and mobile platforms. In addition to North America, Billboard operates businesses in Brazil, Greece, Japan, Korea and Russia

About PMC:

PMC is a leading independent global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate monthly audience of more than 310 million. Since 2004, Penske Media has been a pioneer in digital media and a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Deadline, Variety, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, VIBE, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Sportico, TVLine, BGR, ARTnews, Art in America, Fairchild Media, and Spy.com, among many others. PMC’s journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information in their industries and areas of coverage, unequaled in ambition, depth and courage. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. To learn more about PMC, our 2% Foundation, and our portfolio of brands please visit www.PMC.com.

About Penske Media Corporation

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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