Work with HallyuLife!

Work with one of the most unconventional Hallyu-oriented media outlet and experience the world of K-Pop, K-Drama and anything else Korean like never before.


HallyuLife (founded 2017) [more info here] is a growing Korean entertainment-oriented website which welcomes thousands of readers and reaches millions of audiences every single month.

Our management team are experienced practitioners of the media industry, that are open on sharing their knowledge to everybody in the team that shows interest to learn. We are also working directly with event organizers, industry insiders, Korean companies and many more!

HallyuLife has been referenced locally and internationally on several minor and major media outlets, quoting our news and comments as well as our responsible unconventional brand of K-Pop journalism that we intend to deliver.

With that said, we are looking for the next breed of journalists and enthusiasts who would shape up the growth and future of HallyuLife.

NOTE (as of May 2020)Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

HallyuLife is now accepting worldwide applicants for the following positions:

Writers


HallyuLife is looking to expand its writing and reporting team, and is now opening new positions for:

K-Pop and K-Drama Reporter**

As a K-Pop/K-Drama reporter, you’ll be tasked to report real-time K-Pop/K-Drama news as they break out of the dungeon in Korea. You’ll spend most of your time reading news articles from Korean websites and/or translating them into readable elements for non-Korean people (in simple words, English).

Ability to deliver relevant news in a journalistic manner is a must and applicants should demonstrate strong ability to write in a tone similar to HallyuLife.

Features Writer**

As a Features Writer, you will be tasked to write HallyuLife features such as HallyuLife Answers, Presents, Artist Spotlight, and many more.

Applicants need to demonstrate their ability by writing a sample HallyuLife Feature for either HallyuLife Answers or HallyuLife Presents, and should be creatively able to completely deliver all details required on time.

Editorial Writer**

As an Editorial writer, you’ll be tasked to write stories that make a difference. You’ll be writing editorial content that will focus on strong issues and controversies, as well as opinions that you’ll think would matter to the industry. Examples of this are HallyuLife Editorials and the opinionated section called ‘UNFILTERED‘.

Ability to deliver thought-provoking stories and passionately delivering opinionated content is what matters for this position.


Contributing Writer*

As a contributing writer, you may write about anything Hallyu, whether it’s about K-pop/K-Drama, food, travel, fashion, etc.

Sometimes, contributors are also given the chance to cover events in your area and write about them on HallyuLife.

How does it work?

Utilizing our connections with various entertainment agencies and media, we receive and/or request invitations to attend concerts and fan-meetings around the world. Upon the confirmation of press pass for our outlet on such events, we can simply provide it to you and you can be our representative for the said event.

In return, all you have to do is to watch the event and observe carefully, write about it prior and after the event provided it was exclusively for the use of HallyuLife and you’re all set. The best perk that we can offer is that you will be able to witness K-Pop idols perform at prime locations and usually for FREE!

However, since it is a volunteer work position, the work will be unpaid.

*Contributing writer positions are voluntary positions and are not monetarily paid at all.

**These writer/reporter positions are still voluntary, however, a writer might receive multiple incentives including all the benefits that a contributing writer will receive. Benefits and remuneration will be discussed upon acceptance.


Global Photographers


HallyuLife is looking for global volunteer photographers who can attend K-Pop concerts and idol fan-meetings in their area, making you our official and exclusive photographer.

How does it work?

Utilizing our connections with various entertainment agencies and media, we receive and/or request invitations to attend concerts and fan-meetings around the world. Upon the confirmation of press pass for our outlet on such events, we can simply provide it to you and you can be our representative for the said event.

In return, all you have to do is to take great photos, provide it exclusively for the use of HallyuLife and you’re all set. The best perk that we can offer is that you will be able to witness K-Pop idols perform at prime locations and usually for FREE!

However, since it is a volunteer work position, the work will be unpaid.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Send us a short introduction (please, not a biography) of yourself including:

  • Resume/Cover Letter
  • Favorite K-Pop/K-Drama and anything else Korean that you like (show us that you’re definitely a fan – IMPORTANT)
  • Which areas/places are you able to cover (for contributing writers and photographers)
  • Portfolio/Previous works (SNS, published articles, PDF, links, etc.) to hallyulife@astpro.media with [<POSITION THAT YOU ARE APPLYING FOR> Application] as the subject. (i.e. Features Writer Application – HallyuLife)

HallyuLife will accept applications primarily from humans who are currently residing in these locations:

ASIA

Philippines
Singapore
Japan
South Korea
Hongkong
Taiwan
Thailand
Malaysia
Indonesia
Vietnam

EUROPE

Germany
Spain
Italy
France
Belgium
Netherlands
Austria
Czech Republic
Sweden
Finland
Norway

MIDDLE EAST

United Arab Emirates
Saudi Arabia
Israel

OCEANIA

Australia
New Zealand

AMERICAS

USA:
(North) Seattle, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, Texas
(South) Brazil, Chile, Peru

CANADA:
Vancouver
Toronto

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