- Brooklyn US-NY
Content control, networking, proofreading, copy editing, and writing. Secure press credentials for concerts, publicity events, and interviews. Provide full event coverage as well as create monthly feature articles for online publication.
Decide and manage content for publication, as well as recruit a teams of journalists, photographers, graphic designers, and coders to create technologically innovative new media campaigns for artists covered. Work alongside record labels and publicity agencies to increase “lasting exposure” by generating original content that can be programmed into social networking sites like MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter.
I write album reviews, movie reviews, cultural features, as well as participate in a variety of events for get the best scoup for a story or article. Moderate translation from Japanese to English is also part of the job.
The Ocean Boom was created as a cultural experience for both Japan and America. Written primarily in English, we aimed at giving English readers an inside perspective of Hip Hop/Rock events that happen in the crawlspaces of Japanese civilization. In return, we shared American pop culture with them. We also covered international superstars like Oasis, Joe Satriani, Common, and R.E.M. as they toured the land of the rising sun.