We are currently expanding and seeking talented editors to join our growing NYC newsroom. On a typical day, editors will edit and approve around 15-16 news articles and features covering a wide array of legal practice areas, including employment, environmental law, intellectual property and securities, in industries such as energy, financial services, health care, media and technology. Additional responsibilities include writing headlines and reshaping ledes; line editing, copy editing and basic fact checking; and examining newsletters prior to publication. Copy desk shifts include 1:00-9:00 p.m. and 3:00-11:00 p.m. EST. Shift assignments are dependent upon department needs. Required experience:- Bachelor's degree in English, professional writing, journalism, communications or related field.- Two years of full-time copy editing experience at a news organization.- Exceptional skills in grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax and vocabulary.- Working knowledge of AP style.- Extreme attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines. Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal reporting or editing experience is not required. Please note: Qualified candidates will be asked to complete an editing assessment.
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