Senior Insurance Reporter

Location
New York
Posted
Aug 15, 2014
Closes
Sep 14, 2014
Contact
Ms. Lynn Starace
Duration
Full Time
Covering insurance law and policy, this reporter will be responsible for staying on top of high-stakes litigation, regulation and legislation as well as generating regular analysis and feature pieces that will be of interest to our audience of high-level corporate attorneys. The reporter will be expected to develop a deep knowledge of the beat, build sources and create a daily news gathering routine that captures important events in cases involving major insurance carriers, brokers and reinsurers; as well as new regulation and legislation affecting the insurance industry.

Strong writing and reporting skills as well as experience covering insurance are a must. Please note; qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting tests electronically.

Required:
BA/BS in journalism
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
Exceptional news judgment and communication skills
Experience covering insurance law and policy
Ability to build sources and regularly enterprise stories

Preferred:
Graduate degree
Experience in news reporting (AP style)
Covering legal affairs, regulatory affairs, or business news
Familiarity with the law