Job Number: R50016121
Brand: Fox News Media
Job Type: Legal, News, Operations
Location: Home Office, New York ; • USA Remote **
Job Posting Date: October 13, 2021
**Fox Corporation has remote/virtual (or "work-from-home") positions available within the United States to qualified individuals who live in some areas of the United States. Remote opportunities are not available in all areas--specific questions about virtual/remote positions can be discussed during the interview process with your recruiter.
We are looking for a skilled information specialist whose focus is legal research. You will work closely with key members of the organization to research, analyze and break down newsworthy legal issues and cases in the news. This specialist will also provide well-sourced, detailed information that confirms facts, adds context, and informs our national audience.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Break down newsworthy court cases and legal issues into layman’s terms
Produce briefing books and backgrounders that will be distributed throughout the organization
Provide information for special projects and planned events like Congressional hearings, elections, and topical town halls
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
2+ years of experience in a research role or strong internships in a professional live news environment
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including regular weekend hours, early mornings or evenings, and holidays
Ability to juggle multiple assignments under tight deadlines
Research experience using PACER, Lexis-Nexis, Factiva, Accurint, and other research databases.
Strong knowledge of criminal law and procedure
Familiarity with legal procedure and the federal court system
Ability to interpret law and regulations into layman’s terms
Ability to clearly and concisely explain the significance of cases, including those before the U.S. Supreme Court
Ability to compare statutes and regulations across jurisdictions, including constructing and updating 50 state surveys on a variety of topics (marijuana, minimum wage, capital punishment, etc.)
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
J.D. and Bachelor’s degree
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.