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Tribune Publishing
The Morning Call is seeking an enterprising news reporter with a demonstrated ability to find stories of unique interest to Lehigh Valley readers, on legal issues locally, regionally and on the state level. This beat requires daily checking/coverage of local cased in federal courts, primarily, but not limited to, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Allentown, Easton, Philadelphia and Reading). It also entails the daily tracking of state Commonwealth, Superior and Supreme courts as well as the U.S. Attorney's office. Coverage of federal law enforcement strategies, programs and trends also required.
Strong digital skills required, including extensive use of social media and experience with digital audience drivers and the ability to file fast, informative reports for Web. The candidate must be a strong storyteller who can find and deliver daily, short-term and long-term stories simultaneously and be able to write accurately under deadline pressure. Daily newspaper reporting experience, particularly in court reporting, preferred. Also available for occasional general assignment stories as warranted.

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