News Assistant

Location
New York
Posted
Oct 04, 2013
Closes
Nov 03, 2013
Contact
Ms. Lynn Starace
Duration
Full Time
News Assistants will assist with the production of our legal newswire; Law360. News Assistants report to our Assistant Managing Editors. Duties include; researching and pitching story ideas, corresponding with readers and sources, maintaining conference and event calendars, assisting reporters with advisory board meetings and background research.

News Assistants may be given opportunities to write for the newswire.

This is the perfect opportunity for a recent college-grad looking to begin a career in reporting. Law360 offers a professional, yet casual and flexible, environment for you to develop story ideas, enhance research skills, and sharpen your reporting abilities.


Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field
Demonstrated research and writing skills
Strong organizational skills
Interest in pursuing a career in journalism

Preferences:
Media or publishing industry experience
Research experience

Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal reporting experience is not required. However, professional reporting experience and strong writing and analytical skills are required to succeed in this job. Please note; qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting tests electronically.