Junior Reporter - New York Law Journal

Posted On: August 30, 2012

Journalism Job

Media Organization: ALM

Company Description

ALM Media, where information and opportunity meet, is the leading provider of legal business news, information and products. With a top-rated portfolio that includes The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, Law Technology News, Law.com, Law Journal Press, The National Law Journal, Smart Litigator and ALM Legal Intelligence, ALM offers unmatched access to key audiences in the legal community—from managing partners, litigators and in-house counsel to C-level decision-makers, technology decision-makers and practitioners in many sub-specialties. Headquartered in New York City, ALM was formed in 1998. For more information, visit ALM.com and LAW.com.

Job Description

The job of Junior Reporter at the New York Law Journal is a terrific opportunity for an intelligent and ambitious young reporter willing to take on a wide range of topics under the supervision of senior editors.

The junior reporter will produce weekly articles on corporate mergers and acquisition, and frequent articles on laws schools, pro bono work, court decisions and other features, including obituaries. The reporter will also gather and organize information for annual surveys; handle research and fact-checking, provide supplementary reporting for long-term projects and support senior reporters as needed.

The junior reporter is also required to handle a range of administrative duties on a daily basis, including answering incoming calls to the NYLJ, directing customer calls, obtaining rights agreements from NYLJ columnists and booking conference rooms for special meetings.

To Apply

Qualified candidates should submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements and clips (published or sample) to opportunities@alm.com for immediate consideration. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please. ALM is an equal opportunity employer that encourages and values diversity. M/F/D/V