Careers Pop Culture Media

 

Pop Culture Media is an entertainment media and lifestyle company for a generation that loves larger than life characters, celebrities and entertainment franchises.

Pop Culture Media through it's brands ComicBook.com and PopCulture.com, reaches more than 25 million monthly unique users (Google Analytics: March 2017) and 27 million social followers.

It’s the nation’s go-to source for all things pop culture. From celebrity and trending news to comics, anime, gaming, and franchises like The Walking Dead, Star Wars, Star Trek, Netflix and WWE, ComicBook.com and PopCulture.com speaks to a genre of fans that eat, sleep and play amidst today's pop culture. 

Our comprehensive team of experts and newsmakers talk directly with the entertainers and the creators of the industry, as well as the community at large, providing fans an authentic, one-of-a-kind view of the entertainment landscape.

The PopCulture Media newsroom is a transparent, fast-paced, and competitive environment that fosters growth by embracing consistently increasing goals not only of the individual but the collective company as well. We are a professional work place that will always embrace a start-up mentality. 

A successful member of this team will be able to work with others collaboratively but also be self-motivated to drive the business forward. Complacent attitudes and those interested in meeting-not-exceeding goals will have a hard time adapting to a workplace that expects best efforts, uses course corrections and hands-on coaching. A mentality of #SettingThePace is the heartbeat of operations and those who run through the finish line will ultimately grow in responsibility and rewards. 

PopCulture.com and ComicBook.com are divisions of ComicBook, LLC dba Pop Culture Media.

If you are interested in a career with Pop Culture Media, submit your 1) cover letter and 2) resume to DJackson@PopCulture.com, and please use the subject line to indicate the position you are inquiring about.

OPPORTUNITIES:

Assistant Managing Editor (ComicBook) - Responsible for working within the management team of ComicBook.com to provide the editorial oversight of a team of editors and writers. This editorial team is responsible for the creation of content across all platforms of PopCulture Media including but not limited to the website, apps, digital hubs, newsletters and all social platforms. This position will come with content writing expectations as well as managerial responsibilities and will report to the Editor in Chief of PopCulture Media.

    • Junior level position reporting to executive leadership team
    • 3+ years of editorial, writing/reporting with management experience
    • 3+ years of digital experience
    • 2+ years of social media experience
    • Exceptional communication skills and highly organized
    • Expertise in business and technology topics
    • Experience multitasking and tracking many projects simultaneously
    • Familiarity with using data to guide story pitches and develop audience loyalty
    • Based out of our Nashville office

Assistant Managing Editor (PopCulture) - Responsible for working within the management team of PopCulture Media to provide the editorial oversight of a team of editors and writers. This editorial team is responsible for the creation of content across all platforms of PopCulture Media including but not limited to the website, apps, digital hubs, newsletters and all social platforms. This position will come with content writing expectations as well as managerial responsibilities and will report to the Editor in Chief of PopCulture Media.

    • Junior level position reporting to executive leadership team
    • 3+ years of editorial, writing/reporting with management experience
    • 3+ years of digital experience
    • 2+ years of social media experience
    • Exceptional communication skills and highly organized
    • Expertise in business and technology topics
    • Experience multitasking and tracking many projects simultaneously
    • Familiarity with using data to guide story pitches and develop audience loyalty
    • Based out of our Nashville office

Country Music Writer  - Full time. 

PopCulture Media is looking for a professional, experienced writer with a great attitude and ridiculously high work ethic to expand and own our country music verticle. We need a writer with at least two years experience in the field, who can provide professionally published (print or online) writing samples. We love blogs as much as anyone, but if that is the only writing/publishing experience you have, this isn’t the position for you! 

This person will join our editorial team, coordinate with the Managing Editor of PopCulture.com, and support the social media platforms already in place. It is not an entry-level opportunity.

  • Extensive knowledge of, and passion for, the country music industry that extends beyond office hours and office walls 
  • Ample writing and reporting experience with reputable media or as a freelancer

  • Willingness and ability to write 8-10 articles in a single shift

  • Willingness and readiness to learn, work, and grow with a team

  • Weekend and holiday hours occasionally required

  • An engaged and professional social media presence preferred

  • On-camera experience and comfort preferred

  • Current residence or willingness to relocate to Nashville is required

PopCulture.com Staff Writer(s) - Full time

  • News Desk, with interest in professional wrestling

PopCulture.com writers will be responsible for writing articles and news stories as well as crafting social media posts. A successful candidate will have broad knowledge that spans TV and movies, music and radio, the online world, as well as fashion, trends and other elements of pop culture. There will be opportunities to attend press junkets, interview cast members, and break news but much of the daily work will be considerably more grinding. It will included skimming press releases, chasing leads, verifying tips and rumors, attempting to get quotes, reviewing aired programming or re-purposing content from other outlets. It will also, largely, be a position that requires evening hours. 

  • Extensive knowledge of, and passion for, pop culture and television that extends beyond office hours and office walls 
  • Writing and reporting experience with reputable media or as a freelancer

  • Willingness and ability to write 8-10 articles in a single shift

  • Willingness and readiness to learn, work, and grow with a team

  • Weekend and evening hours are required

  • An engaged and professional social media presence is preferred

  • Applicants who live in or are willing to relocate to Middle Tennessee will be preferred

ComicBook.com Staff Writer(s) - Full time

  • News Desk, with speciality in DCU

ComicBook.com is looking for writers that will be responsible for crafting unique articles and news stories as well as creating engaging social media posts that will resonate with the cord-cutting, geek-chic world we operate in. A successful candidate will have broad knowledge that spans TV and movies, deep cuts of comics, as well as the expanding elements of geek culture. There will be opportunities to attend press junkets, interview cast members & creators, and break news but much of the daily work will be considerably more grinding. It will included skimming press releases, chasing leads, verifying tips and rumors, attempting to get quotes, reviewing aired programming or re-purposing content from other outlets. It will also, largely, be a position that requires evening hours. 

  • Extensive knowledge of, and passion for, geek culture and television that extends beyond office hours and office walls 
  • Writing and reporting experience with reputable media or as a freelancer

  • Willingness and ability to write 8-10 articles in a single shift

  • Willingness and readiness to learn, work, and grow with a team

  • Weekend and evening hours are required

  • An engaged and professional social media presence is preferred

  • Applicants who live in or are willing to relocate to Middle Tennessee will be preferred

Anime Staff Writer -- Part time or full time

  • Obsessive writer to cover all things anime related

  • Extensive knowledge of anime/manga both past and present

  • Extensive knowledge of shonen anime
  • Weekend hours required

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • An engaged social media presence
  • Relocation not required

 

If you are interested in a career with Pop Culture Media, submit your 1) cover letter and 2) resume to DJackson@PopCulture.com, and please use the subject line to indicate the position you are inquiring about.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.