News Assistant

6 days left

Location
New York, New York
Salary
competitive
Posted
May 02, 2018
Specialty
News & Journalism
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Law360, a LexisNexis company, is an online newswire for business lawyers that covers major litigation, transactions, and regulatory issues. Founded in 2004 and acquired by LexisNexis in 2012, Law360 is a cutting-edge organization and one of the fastest-growing subscription news services in the U.S. Our subscribers include the largest law firms in the U.S. and around the world, in-house counsel at major corporations, and key decision-makers in the government sector.

Law360 is seeking a News Assistant to join our New York City team. The position's primary responsibilities are checking federal and state court dockets, monitoring regulatory databases and websites, and pitching story ideas to editors. News Assistants also track congressional hearings and other noteworthy events.

Required:

Demonstrated research and writing skillsStrong organizational skills

Preferences:

Media or publishing industry experienceResearch experienceBachelor's degree in journalism or related field

Qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting tests electronically.

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.

 

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