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MTV, Rolling Stone to share dais for reality series

The music channel and magazine are teaming up for a reality series that will give an exposure to amateur journalists.

india Updated: Mar 23, 2006 15:01 IST

Think you have the write stuff? MTV and

Rolling Stone

are teaming for a reality series that will focus on amateur journalists as they compete for a one-year staff position at the legendary magazine, an MTV spokeswoman announced Wednesday.

"The series will capture the drama and excitement of the fast-paced world of Rolling Stone," said Lois Curren, executive vice president of MTV programming, in a statement Wednesday. "Rolling Stone has long been an incubator for top journalists, which makes this an amazing opportunity for aspiring writers." The untitled MTV series, scheduled to premiere later this year, will be taped from June to August in New York City.

It will shadow candidates as they interview musicians, actors and politicians, and work with editors.

Further details can be had onwww.rollingstone.com or www.mtv.com. The deadline for applications, including writing samples and a short video, is reportedly April 7.

First Published: Mar 23, 2006 14:38 IST