Copy Editor

Location
New York, New York
Salary
competitive
Posted
Nov 28, 2018
Specialty
Copyediting
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.

We are seeking an editor to join our editorial team. Editors at Law360 edit news stories and features as well as write headlines, perform line editing and basic fact checking. They also review newsletters in the evenings prior to publication.

LA copy desk shift: 1:00-9:00 p.m. (PT).

NYC copy desk shifts include: 1:00-9:00 p.m. and 3:00-11:00 p.m. (ET).

Shift assignments are dependent upon department needs.

 

Required:

Two years of full-time copy editing experience at a news organizationExceptional understanding of grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax and vocabularyWorking knowledge of AP styleExtreme attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines

 

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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