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Our mission is to become the leading resource for music-related journalism, opinion and news through artist interviews, blogs from industry professionals and multi-source news distribution.

To support our growth, the following paid and unpaid opportunities exist. For questions about any of these opportunities, please contact publisher@chorusandverse.com.

Freelance Writers
Bloggers

Freelance Writers

Chorus and Verse is seeking freelance writers to provide content in the form of artist interviews. The ideal candidates will be able to provide approximately one submitted piece per month, either through an assignment or by proposing an interview subject that is pre-approved by the publisher. Unsolicited content will not be accepted.

Articles should typically be 750 - 1,250 words and must be submitted in an unformatted digital format. The writer is responsible for arranging for at least two digital photos of the subject to be available for publication with the interview. The writer should make a reasonable effort to ensure that all spelling, especially proper names and places, style and grammar are correct before each piece is submitted for publication.

Chorus and Verse does not pay for album reviews, concert reviews or other "opinion" pieces. Parties interesting  in providing such content should consider becoming a blogger for Chorus and Verse (see below).

Freelance writers for Chorus and Verse should be tuned into the web and social networking trends. Chorus and Verse is very active in using the web to promote its mission. Freelance writers are encouraged to use their own social networks to promote their content on Chorus and Verse, as well as work with their interview subjects to promote Chorus and Verse content on the artists' websites and social networks.

Freelance Writers will be paid by check for their content within 30 days of their content being published on chorusandverse.com. Standard rates are as follows:

  • $20 for content on local band/musicians
  • $35 for regional, established touring bands/musicians
  • $50 for national bands/musicians

Pay rate will be determined at the time a piece is assigned. All paid content is exclusive to Chorus and Verse and may not be resold or redistributed. Reprinted and non-exclusive content may be used on a case-by-case basis.

Interested writers should be prepared to submit writing samples or links to examples of published work.

Bloggers

Chorus and Verse is offering the opportunity for music industry professionals to leverage our platform to write about topics of interest to our readership and the greater web audience. Blogging positions are unpaid, but we encourage and will assist bloggers in using the Chorus and Verse platform to promote their projects, products and services.

Chorus and Verse bloggers should be experienced in some aspect of the music industry. We are seeking a diverse selection of bloggers, including musicians, engineers, producers, technologists, vendors and performers covering all facets of creating, producing, performing and distributing music in the 21st century.

While Chorus and Verse does not limit the topics that are covered in blogs that we publish, we reserve the right to edit content as needed to ensure that it is free of any malicious, illegal or otherwise questionable content.

Bloggers for Chorus and Verse should be tuned into the web and social networking trends. Chorus and Verse is very active in using the web to promote its mission. Bloggers are encouraged to use their own social networks to promote their content on Chorus and Verse.

Bloggers may submit content on whatever schedule they wish. Some bloggers submit content on a regular basis, while others make a submission whenever they have something interesting to say.

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