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LexisNexis Canada
North York, ON

Digital Reporter The Lawyer's Daily

Digital Reporter, The Lawyer’s Daily

The Lawyer’s Daily, published digitally each weekday by LexisNexis Canada Inc., is looking for an experienced journalist with a background in news reporting to join its team, covering breaking news on business and corporate-commercial law and litigation.

The deadline is open until the right candidate is hired.

The role

With a background in daily news reporting and familiarity with the law and legal issues, you will write several same-day news articles geared to a legal audience. Candidate must be a self-starter who is comfortable in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. This position reports to The Lawyer’s Daily’s Senior Editor, who will assign and publish the stories each day.


Key responsibilities

  • Writing two or three news stories each day about the Canadian legal sector, including write-ups of court decisions, court filings, government and corporate announcements, and other industry news as it relates to business, corporate-commercial law and litigation
  • Taking on other reporting and story research assignments/duties as needed


Requirements

  • University degree or college diploma in journalism or law
  • Excellent reporting and writing skills, including a keen attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Well-organized and self-motivated
  • Able to turn work assignments around quickly without losing quality or accuracy
  • Able to work effectively with team members to ensure high-quality production of fast-breaking stories
  • Sound knowledge of Canadian Press style

Assets

  • Experience writing about Canadian law, legal developments and practice
  • Legal or business background
  • Newsroom experience
  • Familiarity with content management systems


Job characteristics

This is a permanent full-time position. The LexisNexis Canada office is located in Toronto (North York), but the successful candidate may work remotely on either a full-time or part-time basis.

 

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Additional Details

Category: Newspaper
Location:
LexisNexis Canada
Toronto, Ontario
North York, ON, CA
M2H3R1
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Posted: Aug 26, 2022
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
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