Many are called. Few are accepted. And even fewer can actually make a living writing about music. BUt it can be done. This is from a DC arts journal called TBD.com:
If you’re a music journalist, though, the upper end is a little less flexible, Berklee found (read PDFs of it). These positions, which you can get into by “writing for campus publications or by volunteering to cover events for smaller publications,” start at $20,000 and top out at $70,000 per year.
Or you can become a supervisory park ranger and hope for a couple kickass annual reviews. Same result.
Read the whole article here.