News Assistant

Posted On: April 25, 2011

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Law360

Company Description

Portfolio Media, Inc., publisher of a daily legal news service called Law360, provides trusted and concise around-the-clock news coverage of major legal developments. Our publication has fast become a must-have for legal practitioners. Our subscribers include top law firms, in-house counsels at major corporations and government regulatory agencies.

Job Description

Portfolio Media, Inc. is seeking a talented News Assistant to assist with the production of our legal newswire; Law360. News Assistants report to our Assistant Managing Editors. Duties include; researching and pitching story ideas, corresponding with readers and sources, maintaining conference and event calendars, booking meetings, scheduling travel, assisting reporters with advisory board meetings and background research. News Assistants may be given opportunities to write for the newswire.

Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field
Demonstrated research and writing skills
Strong organizational skills
Interest in pursuing a career in journalism

Media or publishing industry experience
Research experience

What We Offer:
Competitive Salary
Comprehensive Benefits package including medical, dental, paid time off, 401(k) and other perks
Professional yet flexible and casual work environment conveniently located in Union Square

Interested? Please read carefully:
Qualified candidates will be asked to take a writing and reporting test electronically
No special scheduling or relocation considerations will be given to candidates outside the metropolitan area
No phone calls please

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