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Careers in Music Journalism, Music Blogging, Music Criticism, and more.

Music Journalist

Music Journalist

Alternate Titles: Writer, Journalist, Reporter, Music Critic

Job Description: Music Journalists write music criticism and music news for print, online, and broadcast media.

Salary: $15,000-$30,000+

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Music Blogger

Music Blogger

Alternate Titles: Music Writer, Music Reporter, Contributor, Staff Writer

Job Description: A Music Blogger writes breaking music news stories to be posted on an online music blog.

Salary: $23,000 to $66,000

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Music Critic

Music Critic

Alternate Titles: Music Writer

Job Description: Music Critics interview Musicians and review live performances and recorded albums for print or online media outlets.

Salary: $15,000 – $30,000+

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Music Photographer

Music Photographer

Alternate Titles: Concert Photographer, House Photographer, Photographer

Job Description: A Music Photographer shoots live concerts, musician portraits and band promo photos.

Salary: $0-$2,000 per event

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Music Historian

Music Historian

Alternate Titles: Musicologist, Historian

Job Description: Music Historians research and write about musicians, instruments and musical genres in historical context.

Salary: $32,530 to $122,360

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