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U.S Business Litigation Reporter (Level 1 Journalist)

Post Date:Sep 11, 2021Type:Full time
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Location: United States - New York - New York Job Reference:JREQ148744
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U.S Business Litigation Reporter (Level 1 Journalist)


      USA-New York-3 Times Square


  • Reuters is looking for an experienced and exceptional U.S Business Litigation Reporter to join our legal team. This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated, scoop-hungry journalist to cover the biggest court battles reshaping the corporate landscape. 


    About the Role:

    As U.S Business Litigation Reporter you will: 

    • Report and break news on the highest-profile business cases, including lawsuits over Bayer’s weedkiller Roundup to the multi-billion dollar litigation over opioids and the next big-ticket litigation.
    • Source up with and report on the players behind the scenes and the strategies companies are using to defend themselves against these lawsuits.
    • Deliver smart spot coverage and distinctive deeper dives.
    • Write authoritatively and analytically about legal issues and trends.
    • Work collegially with editors and reporters across the newsroom.


    About You:

    As our U.S Business Litigation Reporter, you should have:

    • at least 3 years of experience as a journalist
    • prior legal or business reporting experience
    • strong sources with plaintiffs’ lawyers and government and corporate attorneys, or a proven ability to develop them
    • a record of producing exclusive and enterprising stories
    • a strong competitive streak while being collaborative within the organization, working closely with colleagues who have sources in various areas


    What’s in it For You

    At Reuters, our people are our greatest assets. Here are some of the benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth:

    • Global Career: As a global company, we can offer a truly international career and progression opportunities
    • Learning & Development: On the job learning and coaching. We also have a dedicated training team focused on the continuous development of our journalists
    • Benefits: We offer competitive salary packages and market leading benefits
    • Perks: Work alongside Pulitzer’s Prize-winning journalists and a team who provide unmatched, award-winning coverage of the world’s most important stories.


    About Reuters

    Reuters is the world’s largest multimedia news provider. Founded in 1851, it is committed to the Trust Principles of independence, integrity and freedom from bias. With unmatched coverage in over 16 languages, and reaching billions of people worldwide every day, Reuters provides trusted intelligence that powers humans and machines to make smart decisions. It supplies business, financial, national and international news to professionals via desktop terminals, the world's media organizations, industry events and directly to consumers.

    Reuters: The Real World in Real Time



    Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.


    We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward. 




    As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


    We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.


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3 Times Square
New York, NY 10036
United States

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