20 Feb So you want to be a music journalist…
5 Tips On How To Break Into Music Journalism
By Dan Harfield – Feb. 12, 2013 – From Hypebot.com
If you’re passionate about music, then being a music journalist has to be one of the greatest jobs in the world, right? You get paid to review albums, get free backstage passes to gigs and festivals and hang out with musicians; well, yes, I suppose this is all true, but what they don’t tell you in ‘Almost Famous’ is that it can be a brutal industry to break into and once you’re in, you still have to prove yourself week in, week out or some other young buck will take your place. However, there are a few rules that you can follow that can give you the edge and as someone who has worked in the industry for over 5 years, please heed my advice!