CORRECTED-First-job tales of YouTube celebrities
(In the 2nd paragraph of the Cassey Ho section, corrects her scholarship to "full" rather than Fulbright.)
By Chris Taylor
NEW YORK, July 1 (Reuters) - Not long ago, Americans megastars only came from places like network television shows or Hollywood films.
These days, they also come from somewhere else entirely: YouTube.
While old-media outlets like newspapers have been losing subscribers, YouTube celebrities have been gaining them by the busload.
For the latest installment in Reuters' monthly "First Jobs" series, we asked a few of the top YouTube stars to discuss how they came from nowhere to cultivate millions of adoring fans.
YouTube subscribers: 7.8 million Continued...