Looking for a career change? Consider legal journalism. The pay may not be great, but the work will probably be much more interesting than shit law.
Law360, published by Portfolio Media, Inc. is an online daily newswire that covers breaking legal news for a sophisticated audience of lawyers at firms, corporations and government agencies. We currently have several opportunities for reporters to join our NYC editorial team - both our regular and late-shift!
On a typical day reporters at Law360 will file four stories. These stories cover a wide array of practice areas, including employment law, environmental law, intellectual property law and securities law; and most recently, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, real estate, project finance, and capital markets; in industries such as energy, financial services, health-care, media and technology.
Required experience includes;
- BA/BS in Journalism;
- Two years of paid, full-time reporting experience or relevant graduate degree;
- Demonstrated reporting, writing and organizational skills;
- And an interest in business and legal issues.
Preferred experience includes;
- Graduate degree;
- Experience in news reporting (AP Style), covering legal, regulatory affairs, or business news;
- Or working with daily deadlines.
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 tests 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), tuition reimbursement, and a pre-tax commuter program), and competitive salary with bonus eligibility.
To learn more and submit your application, please see our career site: http://careers.law360.com/NA1/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=PORTFOLIOMEDIA&cws=1&rid=11