Reporter, Los Angeles Courts
Law360 is looking for a reporter in Los Angeles, CA, to cover developments in state courts, the state legislature and state regulatory agencies. This reporter will be responsible for developing state-specific daily search routines, pitching stories to their editor and writing 2-3 stories per day. The state reporter will also be responsible for maintaining a detailed calendar of state and federal court events, attending court hearings and scanning and pitching new complaints from state court in Los Angeles. This reporter will also be responsible for developing sources within the state regulatory agencies and pitching and writing features on important developments within the state. Additionally, the reporter will be responsible for reporting on developments at the state bar association and local law firms. Applicants must have strong reporting skills and be able to demonstrate their ability to be proactive in shaping Law360's California law coverage.
- Two-plus years of paid, full-time reporting experience
- One-plus year of paid, full-time experience with a daily publication
- Demonstrated reporting, writing and organizational skills
- Bachelor's degree
- Exceptional news judgment
- Exceptional communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to work independently in shaping a beat
- Must be willing to attend court events as assigned
- Must be willing to train in New York for two weeks
-Experience reporting on court rulings strongly preferred
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Law360 offers a casual and flexible work environment, comprehensive benefits (including; medical, dental, generous paid time off, 401(k), FSA, tuition reimbursement, and a pre-tax commuter program), and competitive salary.
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