Reporter, NY Courts

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 03, 2014
Closes
Mar 05, 2014
Contact
Ms. Lynn Starace
Duration
Full Time
Law360 is seeking a court reporter to cover developments in the U.S. Southern District of New York, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals for our online daily business newswire. The New York court reporter will be responsible for keeping track of events in these courts, attending selected events, communicating with editors about which events to attend, and filing at least 2 news stories per day on court events attended or new lawsuits. The right candidate will be able to change course quickly as this is a busy, high-profile position where events can often pop up at the last minute.

Requirements:
- BA/BS degree
- Two-plus years of paid, full-time reporting experience or relevant graduate degree
- One-plus year of paid, full-time experience at a daily publication
- Demonstrated reporting, writing and organizational skills
- Must be willing to attend court events
- Experience in court reporting
- Experience in meeting daily deadlines

Preferences:
- Experience in covering legal and regulatory affairs
- Experience in covering business news

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.