News Assistants will assist with the production of our legal newswire; Law360. News Assistants report to our Assistant Managing Editors.
Accountabilities: 1. Researching and pitching story ideas 2. Corresponding with readers and sources 3. Maintaining conference and event calendars 4. Assisting reporters with advisory board meetings and background research News Assistants may be given opportunities to write for the newswire.
This is the perfect opportunity for a recent college-grad looking to begin a career in reporting.
Law 360 offers a professional, yet casual and flexible, environment for you to develop story ideas, enhance research skills, and sharpen your reporting abilities. 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.
Qualifications: 1. Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field 2. Demonstrated research and writing skills 3. Strong organizational skills 4. Interest in pursuing a career in journalism
Preferences: 1. Media or publishing industry experience 2. Research experience