Music Journalists


The American Society of Journalists and Authors offers advocacy, professional development, networking events, and other resources for independent writers.

355 Lexington Ave., 15th Fl.
New York, NY 10017-6603
Tel: (212) 997-0947

This organization provides general educational information on all areas of journalism, including newspapers, magazines, television, and radio.

234 Outlet Pointe Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29210-5667
Tel: (803) 798-0271
Fax: (803) 772-3509

Check out this site to read music reviews and profiles of current music artists.

Tel: (800) 684-1873

For information on a career as a jazz journalist, visit the Jazz Journalists Association's Web site.


For industry statistics, information on diversity, internships, and careers, and to view a PowerPoint presentation entitled “Tips on Finding a Job in Magazines” visit the organization's Web site.

1211 Connecticut Ave., NW, #610
Washington, D.C. 20036-2705
Tel: (202) 296-7277
Email: mpa@magazine.org


The National Association for Music Education provides advocacy, education, scholarship information, and other resources for music students and teachers.

1806 Robert Fulton Drive
Reston, VA 20191-5482
Tel: (800) 336-3768
Tel: (703) 860-4000
Fax: (888) 275-6362

For information about working as a writer and union membership, contact the National Writers Union.

256 West 38th Street, Suite 703
New York, NY 10018-9807
Tel: (212) 254-0279
Fax: (212) 254-0673
Email: nwu@nwu.org


Visit the association’s Web site for a variety of resources on journalism education and careers in journalism.

801 Third Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701-4920
Tel: (727) 821-9494
Email: info@poynter.org


The SPJ has student chapters all over the United States and offers information on scholarships and internships.

3909 North Meridian St., Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46208-4011
Tel: (317) 927-8000