Web3 Reporter

Billboard team

Description

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, entrepreneurs, 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, entrepreneurs 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

Benefits & Perks

  • Medical insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid maternity leave
  • Paid paternity leave

How to apply

Apply via link

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Billboard

Billboard is the world's most influential music media brand, with an unmatched 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, and elite conferences and events which regularly convene the industry and consumers around important conversations. Billboard is part of MRC Media and Info, a division of MRC.

Job Details

Posted on Jun 20

New York, NY, USA

Full time

Mid