Write and film about the world’s cultural capital, New York City! The Korean Cultural Service New York is looking for a team of passionate Cultural Reporters who will report and raise awareness about Korean culture worldwide. This is your chance to be at the forefront of the New Korean Wave!

뉴욕한국문화원이 세계 문화의 중심도시 뉴욕에서 한국의 문화를 알릴 문화통신원을 모집합니다. 2014년, 신한류의 지속적인 전파의 주역이 될 도전 정신과 패기가 넘치는 대학생, 대학원생 여러분의 많은 참여를 기대합니다.

Job Description
Cultural Reporters will report on the various Korean culture related events and news in and around the New York City area including, but not limited to, traditional performing arts, music, visual arts, K-pop, food, and film. Since its inauguration in 2011, the KCSNY Cultural Reporters program has published over 120 articles and videos and these have been further disseminated to a wider audience through our social media channels in addition to the official KCSNY website. The writings and videos of our Cultural Reporters have accumulated hundreds of thousands of views since the beginning of the program in 2011.


  • Current college or graduate school students who are passionate about Korean culture.

Preferred Skills

  • Strong reporting, researching, writing, and editing skills
  • Ease or familiarity with photography and creating audio/visual content
  • Capable of discussing and informing others about Korean culture
  • Confident in taking initiative and creating relevant and original written and visual materials
  • Readiness to go anywhere on the field


  • Actively seeking new sources regarding Korean culture in the US
  • Producing written and/or audiovisual materials relevant to Korean culture


  • Support for Cultural Reporter status and payment per manuscript/video
  • An official Korean Cultural Service NY Cultural Reporter business card
  • Attendance to a training session for the development of reporting skills
  • Attendance to various cultural events taking place in New York City
  • Automatic entrance into the selection process for the “Best Reporter Award”

Recruitment Field
  • Recruitment Field: Reporter and Video Reporter
  • Program Duration: May 2014 to December 2014

Selection Procedures
  • Submit paper applications from March 3rd through March 31st 2014, 5pm EST
  • Those who are invited for the interview round will be notified by April 4th, 2014
  • The final 10 who are selected will be announced by Friday, April 14th, 2014

How and Where to Apply
  • Download the full application at the Korean Cultural Service’s website at www.koreanculture.org
  • Please email the completed application to info@koreanculture.org (Please include your name in the file name when attaching your application materials)
  • Application materials: Application and other relevant materials (writing sample or artist’s portfolio)

Questions or Concerns
  • Please contact info@koreanculture.org