Open Positions


Full-Time Staff Writer

KoreAm, a bimonthly magazine and website about the Korean American experience, is hiring a staff writer to join a lean but driven team based in the Los Angeles metro area. The staff writer will be expected to report and write original feature pieces for the print magazine and publish one to three blog posts a day across a broad spectrum of topics for the publication’s website,

Minimum qualifications include:

– Bachelor’s degree
– Journalism background or other writing experience
– Body of published work from the last three years
– An interest in Korean American and Asian American issues and topics
– Ability to meet deadlines and juggle several tasks at once
– Strong news judgment and a spirit of enterprise
– Ease using social media
– A team-player mindset and positive attitude.

The ideal candidate is someone with a strong writing voice who is committed to telling the underreported stories of Korean America and who is as comfortable writing long-form stories as pithy, punchy blog posts. While we welcome candidates with special expertise in a particular subject or area (business, sports, politics, etc.) the candidate must be a versatile reporter and writer who can move fluidly between topics.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and published clips by Friday, Feb. 20 to KoreAm’s Editor-in-Chief Suevon Lee at with the subject line “KoreAm Staff Writer Application.”


We’re looking for editorial interns, marketing interns and web/social media interns! Applicants should be either college students or recent grads who are hoping to gain more experience in the fields listed above. Please include a resume and a cover letter with your application.

Please send any questions or applications to


Founded in 1990, KoreAm Journal is a glossy magazine that analyzes news, culture, entertainment, politics and newsmakers of the Korean American diaspora. The print magazine and its daily-updated website are dedicated to telling compelling stories and drawing attention to issues of importance and relevance to the Korean American and broader Asian American community. 

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