Jobs & Career Opportunities


Freelance Writers
Alternative Press is always looking to expand its freelancer pool! We’re looking for writers for web and print. Ideal candidates will have a passion for AP artists as well as an authoritative perspective on music. We are especially interested in individuals who can write with expertise about punk, metal, hip hop, indie and other relevant genres. Freelancers have the opportunity to write long-form features, reviews, listicles, personal essays and interviews for our print and online editions. We have a particular interest in writers who can create insightful web articles about key artists, genres and eras of music.

We are especially interested in writers with expertise in the following areas:
  • Cryptocurrency/NFT art
  • Entertainment (Marvel, TV, film)
  • Technology
  • The music industry
  • Action sports (skateboarding, BMX, etc.)
  • Hip hop

If you’re interested in joining our team of writers, send the following to [email protected]

  • Resume with bylines, professional background and genres of expertise
  • Three Music-Related Clips


Birthed as a free, punk-rock fanzine in Cleveland, Ohio, in June 1985, Alternative Press has been at the forefront of alternative youth culture for over three decades. AP, as our fans call us, has discovered and helped build the careers of countless music acts in a variety of alternative music genres—a list including Nine Inch Nails, Smashing Pumpkins, Green Day, Fall Out Boy, My Chemical Romance, Korn, Soundgarden, Paramore, Panic! At The Disco, Twenty One Pilots, and many more. A worldwide brand, AP is considered a true music fan’s “bible” to all that is new and revolutionary.

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