Reporter, Law360 - NY

New York (City) (US)
Salary + employer paid benefits + generous PTO
13 Oct 2016
13 Nov 2016
Job Type
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 100 largest law firms in the U.S., in-house counsel at major corporations, and government agencies.

We are currently expanding and seeking talented reporters to join our growing newsroom. Our areas of coverage include a wide array of practice areas, including employment, environment, intellectual property, securities, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, real estate, project finance, capital markets, tax, and insurance; in industries such as energy, financial services, health-care, media and technology. On a typical day reporters will file four stories.

Required experience includes:

- BA/BS in Journalism

- Two years of paid, full-time reporting experience

- One year of paid, full-time reporting experience with a daily publication

- Demonstrated reporting, writing and organizational skills

- An interest in business and legal issues

Preferred experience includes:

- Graduate degree

- Experience in news reporting (AP Style), covering legal or business news

Hours for this position are 10:30a to 6:30p (regular shift).

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. Please note: qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting assessments electronically.

Law360 offices are located in Union Square, NYC. We offer 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.

Portfolio Media, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.