News Assistant

Location
New York, New York
Salary
competitive
Posted
Sep 26, 2019
Specialty
News & Journalism
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

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.

Position hours: 12:00-8:00 p.m. (ET), Monday - Friday

Required:

Demonstrated research and writing skillsStrong organizational skills

Preferences:

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

Law360 offices are located in NYC, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. We offer a casual and flexible work environment, comprehensive benefits (including; medical, dental, generous paid time off, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and a pre-tax commuter program), and competitive salary.

Part of RELX Group plc, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide. LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938

Portfolio Media Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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.

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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