Full-Time

Legal/Justice Reporter

Posted on 5/30/2024

BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed

1,001-5,000 employees

Digital media company offering news and entertainment

Consumer Goods

Mid

Washington, DC, USA

Requirements
  • Ability to develop strong sourcing with the Department of Justice and federal law enforcement
  • Keen understanding of contested aspects of American law
  • Ability to write clearly about how court decisions affect real people
  • Ability to write both time-sensitive breaking news coverage as well as longer-form features and analysis
  • Skills and sources to break news on the beat
Responsibilities
  • Report on major news within the federal judiciary
  • Stay on top of prominent filings involving high-profile federal prosecutions
  • Cover the Justice Department as an institution
  • Write a combination of fast-paced news and sharp legal analysis
  • Doggedly pursue beat through a broad lens

BuzzFeed, Inc. is home to the best of the internet. Across food, news, pop culture and commerce, our brands drive conversation and inspire what audiences watch, read, buy, and obsess over next. Born on the internet in 2006, BuzzFeed, Inc. is committed to making it better: providing trusted, quality, brand-safe news and entertainment to hundreds of millions of people; making content on the internet more inclusive, empathetic, and creative; and inspiring our audience to live better lives. We'll continue to recruit the best founders and creators to join us in this mission, with more additions like Complex Networks and HuffPost to come.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$1.1B

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-11%

1 year growth

-17%

2 year growth

-26%

Benefits

Wellness - Comprehensive benefits for medical, dental, and vision insurance with a focus on Wellness. Plus discounts on Gyms, Care.com, and access to resources like Maven, Tend Dental, and One Medical.

Planning for the future - Take advantage of the 401(k) plan with a company match, short and long-term disability coverage and life insurance.

Work-life balance - We offer our employees paid time off (including your birthday!), paid holidays and generous leave options for life events such as becoming a parent or getting married.

Career development - Opportunities for personal and professional growth via work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more.