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Digital Reporter:
LexisNexis Canada / The Lawyer's Daily
Toronto (404/Finch)
March 05 2020
The Lawyer’s Daily, published by LexisNexis Canada, is looking for an experienced Digital Reporter to join our legal publishing team in the Toronto office.

This is a one-year maternity leave contract. The deadline is open until we find the right candidate.

The role
With a strong background in daily news coverage, you will pitch, source and write news articles geared to a legal audience. Candidate must be a self-starter comfortable with developing and owning a beat, sourcing stories and writing accurately to tight deadlines.

Key responsibilities
The Digital Reporter will participate in all aspects of the website’s daily content, including:
Research, pitch and write stories about the Canadian legal industry
Verify news and other copy for accuracy
Arrange and conduct interviews
Write breaking and daily news items as well as more in-depth feature news articles, as needed
Write headlines and copy for other sections of the publication as needed
Find and nurture new sources

Requirements
Experience writing about the Canadian legal industry
Five years’ experience working full time in an editorial capacity in a media organization or as a successful freelance writer
Excellent reporting and writing skills, with a creative approach to story ideas, headlines and copy and a sharp eye for grammar and proofreading
Degree in journalism
Proven sound editorial judgment
Demonstrated ability to originate coverage on developing news stories and features
Excellent communication skills, highly organized and self-motivated
Able to handle multiple stories and maintain creativity in a tight, deadline-oriented environment
Previous newsroom experience is an asset
Working knowledge of (and experience in using) social media is an asset
Experience in using content management systems is an asset
Sound knowledge of Canadian Press style
An excellent command of the English language
Photography and photo editing skills are also an asset
Own transport would be beneficial

This is a full-time position based in our office in Toronto (located at 404/Finch). Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

Please apply here: https://relx.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/LexisNexisLegal/job/Toronto/Digital-Reporter--one-year-Maternity-Leave-Contract-_R5586

We thank all applicants, however only candidates selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

LexisNexis Canada Inc. is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.
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