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Music Journalists

Overview

Music journalists report on the latest music releases and public performances of all genres. Their work appears in print and online newspapers and magazines, or is used in radio or television broadcasts. They work on periodical staffs or as freelance writers.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Decline
Personality Traits

Creative

Curious

Outgoing

Career Ladder
Head Entertainment Editor or Editor in Chief

Music Journalist

Junior Writer, or Copy Editor, or Researcher

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