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Write for CMC

So you think you can write? Great, we would love for you to join the team. is a community powered blog network by Chicago fans, for Chicago country fans.  Regardless of your writing ability or level, we’re interested in all that are willing to help. We just ask that you’re motivated and willing to work in a fast-paced environment.  An understanding of how news reporting works and knowledge of WordPress is a huge plus, although not required.

The following is a near-complete list of editors and beats for  If you think you might be interested in one of them, please contact Scott Winterroth at scott [at]  Again, please only contact us if you’re serious about a particular volunteer position. Most positions are volunteer with the exception some paid opportunities based on experience.  This could be your opportunity to mingle with the stars.

  • Music Blog Editor
    • Associate Editor/News Director
      • Artist news reporter
      • Music Critic
      • Feature Editor*
      • Calendar & Chart Editor
        • Albums, Singles & EP
        • Vinyl
        • Music Video
      • Chicago Country Music News [Metro] Editor
        • Concert and Festival Reporter
        • Local Artist Reporter
        • Chicago Calendar Editor
      • Wisconsin Country Festivals Editor
      • Travel Editor
        • Nashville Calendar
      • Photo Desk Chief
      • Podcast Producer
        • *Special Interests & Feature Editor
        • – Joe’s Bar reporter
        • – Pontiac Crystal Palace reporter
        • – Country Thunder reporter
        • – Local radio and media reporter
        • – Fashion reporter
        • – Bar/club scene/dance reporter
        • – Classic country/historical reporter
        • – Bluegrass, Folk and Americana reporter
        • – Rockford reporter
        • – “Artist” beat  (i.e. Kenny Chesney Reporter; Lady Antebellum reporter)
        • – Industry news reporter
        • – Arts advocacy reporter
        • – Music technology reporter
        • CMC Connect Admin

      • Community Manager
        – CMC Connect
        – Meetup Group Organizer