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Part-Time Virtual News Researcher, LAC Group, Virtual, USA


LAC Group seeks candidates for a Part-Time Virtual News Researcher position for a prestigious news and media company headquartered in New York with 24/7 operations. This position will be responsible for providing news research (background/location check, politics, business, etc.) utilizing several research databases. This position is 8-16 hours per week and will include Sundays from 10 AM – 6 PM ET as well as potentially one additional weekday (afternoon or evening) and other times when urgent assignments and breaking news situations demand.


  • Provide accurate, concise, and timely responses to inquiries on a wide range of topics including politics; government; business and finance; health; entertainment; and other areas.
  • Conduct research across online news databases, public records databases, and other specialized internal and external resources.
  • Compile and organize information into coherent, focused responses for the end-user/requestor.


  • Master’s Degree in Library & Information Science with at least 3+ years of related research experience are strongly preferred
  • Experience utilizing a variety of research databases such as Lexis, Factiva, Capital IQ, etc.
  • Sound judgment in identifying and applying authoritative sources for news research
  • Demonstrable awareness of and interest in domestic and international current events
  • Familiarity with vital documents and federal, state and local court records
  • Experienced internet searcher; familiar with multiple browsers and search engines
  • Experience with MS Office applications including Word and Outlook

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