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First Amendment Fellow, Center for Investigative Reporting

Reveal is looking for a full-time First Amendment Fellow to join our legal department. This one-year paid position will allow the fellow the chance to work closely as an associate with in-house counsel.

Responsibilities will include working alongside Reveal’s General Counsel to assist with:• Reviewing articles, podcasts, and documentaries prior to publication.

  • Researching newsgathering questions.
  • Helping reporters file public records requests and writing appeal letters.
  • Assisting with filing and litigating freedom of information requests and court-access cases, defending libel suits, and providing support on other litigation.
  • Reviewing and editing amicus briefs.
  • Researching intellectual property matters.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Admission to the California bar by January 2023 is required.
  • 1-3 years of experience. We would also welcome a 2022 law school graduate.
  • A strong academic record with excellent research and writing skills.
  • An exceptional ability to work with others, including staff and outside counsel.
  • A demonstrated deep interest in media law and the First Amendment.
  • A great sense of humor and collegial attitude.
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects and work under pressure to meet deadlines.

For more information and to apply, click here.