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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, but may submit questions to that will be sent to the moderator for possible inclusion in the hour long discussion.

Monday, Feb. 25, 2 p.m. Eastern

Kevin Shinkle, Deputy Business Editor,  The Associated Press
Brian Grow, Enterprise Correspondent, Reuters
Eric Pryne, Commercial Real Estate Reporter, The Seattle Times
Dennis Huspeni, Staff Writer, Denver Business Journal


 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 editor. Before that, he was a reporter for Bloomberg News for seven years and The Tampa Tribune for three years. He also worked for The Chapel Hill Newspaper in North Carolina.

While he was at The Star-Ledger, the business section was honored five times by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers in its Best in Business contest.

A native of Tucson, Ariz., Shinkle graduated magna cum laude from Hillsdale College in Michigan with majors in political theory and history.

Eric Pryne

Eric Pryne has been reporting and occasionally editing at The Seattle Times for more than 30 years. After spending most of his career on the Metro staff, where his assignments included Washington, D.C., the environment and transportation, he switched to Business five years ago to cover commercial real estate. Since assuming that beat, he has received four awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

Pryne has been a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize and a Knight Professional Journalism Fellow at Stanford. A Seattle native, he is a graduate of Whitman College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

Brian Grow

Brian Grow is an enterprise correspondent for Reuters based in Atlanta. He joined Reuters in September 2010 as a senior staff writer covering legal affairs.

Prior to Reuters, Brian was the project director for business and financial investigations at The Center for Public Integrity in Washington D.C., where he investigated FHA mortgage lending with The Washington Post and litigation finance with The New York Times.

From 2004 to 2009, Brian reported for BusinessWeek, covering retail, airlines, cyber-security and immigration, then joined the investigations team, where he wrote about the business of poverty, the buying and selling of delinquent debt, cyber-warfare and click fraud.

Before becoming a reporter, Grow spent nearly a decade as a corporate executive for multinational firms in Switzerland, Moscow, Vienna and London. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He lives in Atlanta with his family.

Register here for the call. At the time of the call, dial 218-339-2626. At the prompt, enter the access code 4058935. Presented as a member service by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

Dennis Huspeni

Dennis Huspeni is the real estate and retail reporter for the Denver Business Journal since March 2011. He used to run his own freelance business, DenmanH LLC, and wrote articles for the DBJ, Colorado Tennis and Denver Magazine. Like many journalists today, he’s trying to re-invent himself into a social media expert while holding on to the ethics and principals of good investigative journalism.

A University of Colorado at Boulder School of Journalism and Mass Communications graduate of 1991, Huspeni has reported for the Denver Post, Colorado Springs Gazette, Fort Collins Coloradoan and Boulder Daily Camera. He’s won awards for breaking news stories. Huspeni is currently the president of the Society of Professional Journalists Colorado Pro Chapter. He lives in Parker with wife, Clare, and two daughters.

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