POSITION AVAILABLE ~ JURIST seeking West Coast-based editor Jeannie Shawl at 2:55 PM ET
[JURIST] JURIST is seeking to expand its Webby award-winning staff of professional editors by hiring a talented, public-service oriented individual with law and/or journalism experience to serve as a part-time legal news editor based in California.
JURIST's West Coast Editor will share responsibility for managing JURIST's daily research, writing and publishing operations and will help supervise production of content for Paper Chase, JURIST's real-time news arm, by working with JURIST's student staff of legal news writers, helping them research and write stories in real time as they are drafted, editing the product as presented, and publishing their reports to JURIST's website.
Paper Chase is JURIST's real-time legal news service, powered by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, objectively and intelligibly in an accessible, ad-free format.