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February 2013

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Ad for a senior investment writer for Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Kiplinger's Personal Finance Senior Investment Writer Washington, D.C. Application deadline: Open   Job description: Kiplinger's Personal Finance, a national magazine that has been advising individuals for nearly 70 years, seeks a senior investment writer. The writer who is hired for this coveted position should have at least five years of experience writing about investments, ...[Read More]
Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Two journalists receive Reynolds scholarship aid for SABEW D.C.

PHOENIX – The Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism has awarded two journalists a $1,000 fellowship each to attend the 50th annual conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) in Washington April 4-6. Jacquelinne Mejia, a producer/correspondent for EC Hispanic Media in California, and Darren L. Sands, money editor for BlackEnterprise.com in New York, will ...[Read More]
Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Moeller history project will be part of SABEW’s 50th anniversary activities

SPECIAL TO SABEW SABEW continues development of a history of business journalism project in conjunction with its 50th anniversary. The effort, headed by 1988 president Phil Moeller, who works for U.S. News and World Report, will be formally rolled out at the group’s spring conference in Washington, D.C., April 4-6.  Moeller will give details of the effort as part of SABEW’s 50th anniversary ...[Read More]
Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Sample a six pack of this year’s Best in Business winners

SPECIAL TO SABEW This year's Best in Business competition included winners from news sources large and small, and far and wide. Here are some stories and packages to sample as you get ready for the BIB presentations at the annual SABEW spring conference at George Washington University April 5.   The full conference runs April 4-6. Here's our sampling: * The Providence Journal's.......Curt ...[Read More]
Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

38 Studios files for bankruptcy Online coverage, June 7-8, 2012, on providencejournal.com

38 Studios files for bankruptcy Online coverage, June 7-8, 2012, on providencejournal.com 1. June 7 The first breaking news blog post, with links to several related court documents: June 7, 2012 12:47 pm Schilling's 38 Studios declares bankruptcy; law enforcement investigating by Mike Stanton PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- 38 Studios has declared bankruptcy, according to a company spokesman. The ...[Read More]
Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Past teletraining recording available : “How to Break News: Staying Competitive in a 24-hour News Environment by Producing High-Quality Compelling News Coverage”

How to Break News: Staying Competitive in a 24-hour News Environment by Producing High-Quality Compelling News Coverage Feb. 25, 2013 - 2 p.m. EST Listen to the Call: Click here to listen to the call. Moderator:  Kevin Shinkle Before joining The Associated Press in November 2008, Kevin Shinkle was business editor of The Star-Ledger in Newark. He joined the newspaper in 2000 as deputy business ...[Read More]
Monday, February 25th, 2013

136 winners announced in SABEW’s Best in Business contest; Bloomberg, New York Times had most winners

SPECIAL to SABEW PHOENIX— The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) has announced winners of its 18th Best in Business competition, which honors excellence in business journalism across all news platforms. Click here for the complete list of winners and judge's comments. The 136 winners represent all corners of business journalism, from the Providence Journal to The Wall ...[Read More]
Monday, February 25th, 2013

2012 Best in Business competition winners

Complete list of winners and judge's comments in SABEW’s 18th annual Best in Business Awards   DIVISION: DIGITAL BREAKING NEWS Digital: All sizes CNNMoney Hostess Christopher Isidore, Parija Kavilanz, Annalyn Censky, James O'Toole CNNMoney gave browsers a steady agenda of stories on the demise of Twinkies maker Hostess Brands. Coverage, which began within minutes of the announcement, ...[Read More]
Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Mark W. Tatge

Mark W. Tatge   Mark W. Tatge teaches multimedia journalism and media studies at DePauw University and is author of  “The New York Times Reader: Business and Economics.” Tatge worked as an investigative reporter and editor at Forbes Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Dallas Morning News and Denver Post. He owns Deadline Reporter, a Web content development firm, ...[Read More]
Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Ad for journalist at Key Media

Key Media Journalist (Denver or Salt Lake City) Full time Newly created position Region: Mountain Application deadline: 3/30/2013 Job description, qualifications, and HOW and WHERE TO APPLY: We're an international media company, looking for accomplished journalists to join our editorial team. The roles involve will be producing explosive headlines and riveting leads, along with ...[Read More]
Friday, February 22nd, 2013

50th anniversary draws crowd of sponsors and exhibitors; financial support tops $150,000

By MARTY STEFFENS     PHOENIX -- A record number of sponsors and exhibitors took part in  the 50th annual SABEW conference and gala in Washington April 4-6.  As of late February, commitments topped $150,000, which will help fund SABEW educational, training and operations. Bloomberg News was once again a lead sponsor for the three-day conference held at the Marvin Conference Center at George ...[Read More]
Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Jim Cramer of CNBC and The Street to be keynote speaker for SABEW 50th anniversary gala

By MARTY STEFFENS   PHOENIX -- Television personality, business news entrepreneur and author Jim Cramer will be keynote speaker at SABEW’s 50th anniversary gala on Saturday, April 6. “Cramer is an iconic figure who has contributed greatly to business journalism,” says Jill Jorden Spitz, SABEW president and assistant managing editor/business of the Arizona Star. About 350 persons will ...[Read More]
Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Ad for Donald W. Reynolds Chair in Media Entrepreneurship at the Reynolds School of Journalism

Reynolds School of Journalism Donald W. Reynolds Chair in Media Entrepreneurship  Full Time Vacancy to be filled West Cost  Application deadline: 03/26/2013 Job description, qualifications, and HOW and WHERE TO APPLY: The Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism and Center for Advanced Media Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks a dynamic colleague to serve as our ...[Read More]
Monday, February 18th, 2013

College Connect: Taxes: Students need to learn how to file

By ALEXANDRIA BACA Filing taxes can be scary for working folks of all ages. In fact, more than 80 percent of filers used a tax-preparation service or software to complete their yearly returns. I first filed my taxes as a singe person in college, after my parents stopped claiming me as a dependent on their returns. I spent hours hunched over my computer, studying the IRS website and going over ...[Read More]
Friday, February 15th, 2013

Next Teletraining: “How to Break News: Staying Competitive in a 24-hour News Environment by Producing High-Quality Compelling News Coverage”

SABEW Staff Report PHOENIX, Feb.15, 2013 —  Join us on Feb. 25th and learn how to produce news coverage that'll keep the attention of viewers in a 24-hour news environment. To sign up for the call, click here. On the day of the call, dial 218-339-2626 and, when prompted, enter the access code 4058935 and you'll be put in to the call. Callers may only listen in to the panelists' discussion, ...[Read More]
Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

College Connect: The thing we forget about – health insurance

By Hannah Spaar One of the most important things we don’t like to think of ourselves as old enough to worry about is insurance. But it’s something that once set up, we can forget about and get back to having fun. Health insurance is getting easier to have taken care of, since under the Affordable Care Act (if you don’t recognize the title, you almost certainly know it as “Obamacare”) ...[Read More]
Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

College Connect: Talking budgets with Mom has a generation gap

By Hannah Spaar One of what I consider the best traits of our generation is our bold moves toward female financial independence, especially while in relationships. But this is something our parents’ generation didn’t experience, so it’s important for us to communicate the difference to them when talking about finances. My parents dated throughout my mom’s time in college, so her expectations ...[Read More]
Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Ad for Summer Interns at CNNMoney

CNNMoney Reporting Internships Summer 2013 East Coast Job description & Application instructions: See links below for specific details: Markets: http://www.turner.com/careers#/careers/job-details/134865BR Personal Finance: http://www.turner.com/careers#/careers/job-details/134864BR Tech: http://www.turner.com/careers#/careers/job-details/134866BR Video: http://www.turner.com/careers#/careers/job-details/134863BR Students ...[Read More]
Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

SABEW sets record for BIB entries; wide variety of companies entered

Special to SABEW PHOENIX – SABEW’s 18th annual Best in Business competition attracted a record 1,120 entries this year, Warren Watson, executive director, announced today. The competition includes entries from three foreign countries, more small websites and other specialty publications, Watson said. The contest, the largest of its kind, is now being judged.  Winners will be announced ...[Read More]
Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Two $1,000 fellowships to be awarded from the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism

SABEW Staff Report This year, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism will award two $1,000 fellowships to attend the  Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) 50-year anniversary conference in Washington April 4-6. The fellowship is open to full-time journalists who want to attend the center’s free training before and during the conference, as well as ...[Read More]
Monday, February 4th, 2013

SABEW’s 50th anniversary gala will be April 6 in Washington, D.C.

Special to SABEW WASHINGTON, D.C. – A special gala celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers will conclude the group’s annual spring conference April 6 at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel. The gala, a fundraiser that will include dinner, benefit auction, history moments and a guest speaker, will be the highlight of the April 4-6 SABEW conference ...[Read More]
Monday, February 4th, 2013

A Comprehensive Review of SABEW’s Business of Health Care Symposium

By PAMELA YIP NEW YORK ---- Journalists covering health care boosted their knowledge of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), thanks to top experts in the health care field, who spoke to 17 journalists during a Jan. 17-18 symposium sponsored by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and the Commonwealth Fund. The event was held at Reuters headquarters at 3 Times Square. Commonwealth ...[Read More]
Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Health-care initiatives discussed at SABEW symposium

By PAULA BURKES (Paula Burkes is a reporter at The Oklahoman.  She was a participant in a Jan. 17-18 symposium conducted by SABEW in New York City.  The symposium covered the business of health care and included discussion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The seminar was sponsored by The Commonwealth Fund.) Imagine if your doctor — before prescribing a drug or ordering a ...[Read More]
Friday, February 1st, 2013

Praise be! Writer celebrates failing test for deducting medical expenses

Deduction for medical expenses goes from 7.5 percent of AGI to 10 percent under Obamacare....[Read More]

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