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Wax Poetics & Calvin Klein present Plugged In Live

Plugged In Live

A discussion on the future of music journalism

As part of our Plugged In partnership with Calvin Klein we got together with our winning participants, and an audience of journalists and young writers at Brilliant Corners in London. Hosted by Kate Hutchinson, the winners discussed the pieces created for Plugged In, what it's like to be a young journalist in the industry right now, and what excites them about the future.

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Originally published in Digital Content
By Wax Poetics

Introduction

Applications for Plugged In were open to any music journalist ages between 18-25 and living in the E.U. or U.K. The selected winners are a diverse cast of individuals, each with their own musical influences and their own story to tell. They capture individual expression of language in the music world.

Together with our host Kate Hutchinson, we brought the winning participants—Amelia Fearon, Maeve Hannigan, Violeta Arango, and Vuyokazi Mtukela—together to disucss their pieces, their experiences in the music journalism industry, and what excites them about the future.

You can watch the panel talk below.


About the partnership

As a celebration of art and culture, Calvin Klein collaborated with Wax Poetics in search of the next generation of journalists helping to shape the contemporary music landscape. This partnership reflects Calvin Klein’s continued exploration of inclusivity and self-expression through creativity, art, and the clothes we wear.

To discover more about the campaign and the winning participants click here.

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