Events

November 2016

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

2016 Best in Business Announced

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers will open its 2016 Best in Business (BIB) awards contest on Dec. 1. As in past years, the 2016 BIBs have been updated to reflect the rapidly evolving media landscape. Among this year’s new features: All BIBs will be platform agnostic. Entrants will compete based on the size of their newsroom staff, rather than on the size of their ...[Read More]
Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

November Training – What will happen to the ACA now?

Monday, November 14 2 p.m. EST Donald Trump vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, telling a crowd at a rally toward the end of his campaign "it's one of the single most important reasons why we must win on Nov.. 8."  Now, with a Republican-controlled Congress, that goal is within reach. How will that happen and what will the Republicans put in its place? What will that mean for the 20 million ...[Read More]

September 2016

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

September Teletraining – Covering the election on the business desk

Covering the election on the business desk November’s election is coming up fast, but is your organization ready? This election cycle is proving to be one of the most significant in decades – according to a UBS AG Wealth Management Americas survey of 2,300 wealthy investors, 77 percent expect the November election to be a game-changing event for the U.S. economy. On SABEW’s next teletraining ...[Read More]

July 2016

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Twitter for Business Journalists – August 15

Twitter for Business Journalists: How to break news and build your brand in 140 characters or less Are you a regular Twitter user looking to up your game? Then SABEW’s Aug. 15 tweetorial is for you. We’ll share Twitter best practices for journalists and help you learn how to use the platform to build your brand, find and cultivate sources, and get the most eyeballs on your stories. We’ll ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

July Teletraining – Coaching journalists toward their best work

Coaching journalists toward their best work Monday, July 18, 2016 2 p.m. Eastern One of the most important roles that an editor can play is that of a coach. Whether it’s leading journalists on an investigation, helping them manage a project while still maintaining a beat, or guiding them as they persuade a reluctant source, effective coaching makes a newsroom more successful. On SABEW’s ...[Read More]

March 2016

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

March Teletraining – Digital business writing: How to hook an audience

Digital business writing: How to hook an audience Monday, March 14, 2016 2:00 p.m. EST Let’s face it. Whether you work for a newspaper, a newswire or a news website, you’ve got a digital audience. The challenge is how to best write for that audience. That’s where our panel of digital business journalists comes in. They’ll be rolling up their sleeves and sharing their ideas about successful ...[Read More]

February 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

February Teletraining: The First Amendment in the Digital Age

The First Amendment in the Digital Age Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 2:00 p.m. EST Do you know what to do if you run a story that includes a false statement of fact about a well-known CEO; under what circumstance are you allowed to use a video clip you found on Twitter; or what to do if a police officer orders you to stop taking photos in public spaces? If you want some real-world advice from an ...[Read More]
Monday, February 1st, 2016

SABEWDC16, SABEW Spring Conference – May 19-21, 2016

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January 2016

Friday, January 29th, 2016

Top investigative tips for beginning business journalists

Top investigative tips for beginning business journalists Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 2:00 p.m. EST In this one-hour session, Cezary Podkul of ProPublica will share the formula behind prize-winning investigative pieces. Podkul was this year’s winner of the Larry Birger Young Business Journalist award. Listen to the recording here.  Training Links: How Wall Street Tobacco Deals Left ...[Read More]
Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

2015 BIB deadline extended in response to the snowstorm!

The 2015 BIB contest deadline has been extended to Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 11:59 p.m. EST. This one-time, one-week extension is in support of our SABEW members digging out from the epic storm. Click here to submit your entry. If you have questions, please contact us at bib@sabew.org or call (602) 496-7862. SABEW Staff will be available to help with BIB questions and entries, Monday - Friday ...[Read More]
Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

January Teletraining: Digital Strategy – The rise of the emailed newsletter

Digital Strategy: The rise of the emailed newsletter You’ve got mail. Or at least, an emailed newsletter. In an era of social media and apps, emailed newsletters are coming into their own and developing their own voice. They are smart, informative, snarky and fun. Perhaps most significant, they are an increasingly important way of getting content directly into the laps of readers. This teletraining ...[Read More]
Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

SABEW Los Angeles Mixer – Jan. 24, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Join your Los Angeles-area colleagues for food, drinks and networking.  Sunday, Jan. 24 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. La Canada, CA SABEW members and non-members are welcome! No charge, but please RSVP. Location information will be sent in your confirmation email Questions? Email SABEW....[Read More]

October 2015

Monday, October 19th, 2015

AAJA will be hosting a leadership conference in Miami, Nov. 6 – 8

For the past 20 years, AAJA has cultivated and coached nearly 500 industry professionals through their Executive Leadership Program (ELP). Their alumni have gone on to become editors and managers at established news organizations such as the New York Times and NBCUniversal as well as emerging content, media, and tech companies such as Google. The conference is open to all media professionals with ...[Read More]
Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Apply for SABEW’s Health Care Economics 3-Day Fellowship

SABEW is seeking applications for a workshop that will help journalists better understand health care economics and provide an update on the Affordable Care Act. The retreat-style training program comes during insurance-enrollment season, during which more than 8 million Americans are expected to use government exchanges. Health-care economics, meanwhile, continue to be a central issue in the 2016 ...[Read More]
Friday, October 9th, 2015

Past teletraining: Market Madness: Understanding – and covering – a turbulent stock market, Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, 2 p.m. Eastern

Market Madness: Understanding – and covering -- a turbulent stock market The financial markets have been on a bumpy ride in recent months. Between concerns about the Chinese economy and uncertainty over interest rates, stocks have been dealt blow after blow. This session will give you greater insight into what’s behind the recent market swings and what the outlook is. We’ll also talk, of course, ...[Read More]

September 2015

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

2015 SABEW Fall Conference – Speed Networking

Sit down for one-on-one "lightning round" conversations with journalists, editors and recruiters during SABEW's Speed Networking session. Students and professionals can seek career advice, brainstorm story ideas and network. Mentors: Xana Antunes, Editor for New Initiatives, Quartz Robert Barba, Deputy Editor, American Banker Nikolaj Gammeltoft, Team Leader, Bloomberg LP Marilyn Geewax, Senior ...[Read More]
Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Fall Conference Session Confirmed – Traditional Banks Meet a Sleek, New FinTech World

SABEW Fall Conference Session Confirmed -  Traditional Banks Meet a Sleek, New FinTech World Traditional banking is getting a makeover in the digital age, one that could be fast-tracked as bold FinTech companies aim to further reinvent the business. Peer-to-peer lending platforms and technology companies that simplify personal banking are some of the businesses that are successfully chasing ...[Read More]

August 2015

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Past Teletraining – Media Strategy: How journalists can develop a personal brand – Listen to the call recording

  Media Strategy: How journalists can develop a personal brand Looking for a way to cultivate an audience and set yourself apart in the crowded news business? Or maybe you’re in search of a little career insurance? Having a strong personal brand can help business reporters and editors navigate the industry upheaval. This session will look at how – and why – to thoughtfully develop your ...[Read More]
Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Past Teletraining: “How to Succeed in a Metric-Driving News Operation” – Monday August 17, 2015

How to Succeed in a Metric-Driven News Operation August 17, 2015   Are you faced with monitoring daily metrics to measure the impact of your work? Are you wondering how to cover important but less sexy business topics so they will generate reader interest? Are you concerned about what the increasing focus on metrics means for journalists and news operations? If this is your world, ...[Read More]

June 2015

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

2015 Fall Conference- NYC

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April 2015

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Past Teletraining, “Business Freelancing: How to be successful as an independent journalist” Monday, April 13, 2015, 2PM ET

Business Freelancing: How to be successful as an independent journalist Monday, April 13, 2015, 2 p.m. ET   Have you ever thought about freelance business writing? Are you an independent journalist looking for a way to up your game and your portfolio of business? Then SABEW’s next training session is for you. We’ll address how to get started in freelancing and how to cultivate regular ...[Read More]

March 2015

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Past March Teletraining: Today’s Journalism: “What it takes to survive and thrive in the business”

March Teletraining, Today's Journalism : What it takes to survive and thrive in the business March 16, 2015   Given budget cuts, rapidly changing technology and the overall upheaval in the news business, what does it take for journalists to survive and even thrive? Our panel will address the mentality needed to navigate change, the importance of being entrepreneurial about your career, ...[Read More]
Monday, March 2nd, 2015

March Teletraining, Today’s Journalism: “What it takes to survive and thrive in the business” 2 p.m. Eastern, Monday, March 16

  March Teletraining, Today's Journalism : What it takes to survive and thrive in the business 2 p.m. Eastern, Monday, March 16, 2015   Given budget cuts, rapidly changing technology and the overall upheaval in the news business, what does it take for journalists to survive and even thrive? Our panel will address the mentality needed to navigate change, the importance of being entrepreneurial ...[Read More]

February 2015

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Past February Teletraining: “The New Blueprint for Mobile Journalism”

  February Teletraining:  "The New Blueprint for Mobile Journalism" Readers are increasingly consuming business news in bite-sized sessions on smart phones and tablets. For many news organizations, this represents a sea change in the way they must deliver coverage to readers. During this session, we’ll do a deep dive into mobile news and examine why it’s poised to be even more of a driving ...[Read More]

January 2015

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

February Teletraining: The new blueprint for mobile journalism” 2 p.m. EST, Tuesday, February 24, 2015

  February Teletraining: The New Blueprint for Mobile Journalism" 2 p.m. EST, Tuesday, February 24, 2015   Readers are increasingly consuming business news in bite-sized sessions on smart phones and tablets. For many news organizations, this represents a sea change in the way they must deliver coverage to readers. During this session, we’ll do a deep dive into mobile news and ...[Read More]
Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Past January 2015 Teletraining, “The Internet and digital journalism: What reporters and editors need to know”

  The Internet and digital journalism: What reporters and editors need to know The news business is changing rapidly, and increasingly it centers around digital technology. This session will help you figure out what skills you need to be developing now. We’ll also discuss the digital vocabulary journalists should have and dive into the debate about whether or not reporters should know ...[Read More]

November 2014

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Past Teletraining: “Cybersecurity and the holiday retail season”

Cybersecurity and the holiday retail season November 17, 2014, 2 PM ET The holiday shopping season has always been prime season for data breaches. And this year, coming on the heels of a series of high-profile data breaches, promises to be no different. Just in time for the holiday retail season, this SABEW panel will help you break down cybersecurity issues and how to cover them. We’ll look ...[Read More]

September 2014

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Past Teletraining:”Data is king: How to use and analyze economic reports,” Monday, September 15, 2014

Data is king: How to use and analyze economic reports Monday, September 15, 2014 The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis led a session that can help you find and interpret data for your stories. Participants learned how to mine data on the BEA website and create fast charts and maps using the agency’s interactive tools. The call also reviewed the BEA’s two newest data series, which track ...[Read More]
Thursday, September 4th, 2014

SABEW Canada launches with an event in Toronto, Sept. 30

By Bryan Borzykowski On Tuesday, September 30, SABEW Canada will hold its first official event at the Rotman School of Management. While the Society of American Business Editors and Writers has been putting on an annual Canadian talk each year since 2010, this event marks the organization’s official launch in Canada. John McCorry, Bloomberg’s Executive Editor for the Americas ...[Read More]

August 2014

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Teletraining: “Data is king: How to use and analyze economic reports,” Monday, September 15, 2 p.m. EST

  Data is king: How to use and analyze economic reports Monday, September 15, 2 p.m. EST The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis will lead a session that helps you find and interpret data for your stories. Participants will learn how to mine data on the BEA website and create fast charts and maps using the agency’s interactive tools. The call will also review the BEA’s two newest data ...[Read More]
Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

One-day Personal Finance Writers Workshop, Thursday, Oct. 9 in NYC

Save the Date: SABEW-NEFE Personal Finance Reporting Workshop Thursday, October 9, 2014 (before the start of the SABEW fall conference at CUNY) Convene Times Square 810 7th Avenue (Between 52nd and 53rd Streets), 23rd Floor New York, NY 10019 The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) and the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) again are offering a one-day personal ...[Read More]

June 2014

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Next teletraining: “Reader Behavior and the Economics of Digital News,” Monday, June 16, 2 p.m. EST

Reader Behavior and the Economics of Digital News 2 p.m. on Monday, June 16   The news business is undergoing a fundamental shift as changes in reader behavior influence the bottom line at news organizations. Join our panel for a strategic discussion on the impact of mobile traffic, social media, subscription models, and search engine referrals. We will also explore the advantages and disadvantages ...[Read More]

April 2014

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Past teletraining: Freelance Training: Secrets to Success, Monday, April 28, 2 p.m. Eastern

Freelance Training: Secrets to Success New to freelancing? Think it might be in your future? You’ll get some tips of the trade from some of the best in the biz in this session. You’ll find out how to find work, what editors expect from freelancers today and how to negotiate pay. You’ll also get some helpful resources you can use. Join us…  April 28, 2 p.m. Eastern Download the call ...[Read More]

March 2014

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Past Teletraining: “Sourcing a New Beat” Monday, March 17, 2 p.m. EST

Sourcing a New Beat   Monday, March 17, 2 p.m. Eastern   New to your beat and wondering where to start setting up a strong source list? We’ve found some experts who will share their secrets for moving successfully into your new post without missing a beat. Even if you’re not exactly new to your beat, you’ll be able to use these tips to expand your source database today. Listen ...[Read More]

February 2014

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Next teletraining: “Learn how to use LinkedIn as a reporting tool” Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

  Learn how to use LinkedIn as a reporting tool   During the 45-minute session, you'll learn how to promote your stories, increase your professional visibility, and conduct advanced searches on companies, groups and more. You'll also learn about some of our new tools, including the alumni tool and unified search box. After the session you will be eligible for a free one-year upgrade ...[Read More]

January 2014

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

ACA webinar on the state of the health care exchanges now available

Special to SABEW PHOENIX – A SABEW  webinar assessing the progress of state insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is available for viewing, Warren Watson, SABEW executive director, said. Access The Affordable Care Act's Insurance Marketplaces: What's the Experience So Far? here. The webinar, which features speakers from the Georgetown Health Policy Institute, The Commonwealth ...[Read More]
Monday, January 13th, 2014

Past teletraining: “Covering Technology if You’re Not a Techie” Monday, Jan. 13, 2 p.m. EST

Monday, Jan. 13, 2 p.m. Eastern New to the tech beat or just want to amp up your coverage beyond the latest products? If so, this session is for you. You will hear from SABEW’s panel of experts who will share their secrets for digging deeper into technology coverage. You will get tips on how to find and write award-winning stories on topics you probably have never thought of. And you will get ...[Read More]
Friday, January 10th, 2014

SABEW conference-goers can stay at Sheraton for $169 a night March 27-29

Special to SABEW   PHOENIX – Attending SABEW’s spring conference in Phoenix March 27-29? You can now register at the official conference hotel, the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, for a discount rate of $169 a night. The hotel, at 340 North Third St., is just two blocks from the Arizona State’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications, site of most conference sessions. The ...[Read More]
Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons to speak at SABEW spring conference in Phoenix

Special to SABEW PHOENIX – Two noteworthy company leaders have joined the growing list of speakers who will appear at the 2014 SABEW spring conference, to be held at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State University in downtown Phoenix March 27-29. Bob Parsons, founder and executive chairman of Phoenix-based web-hosting company GoDaddy, will speak ...[Read More]

December 2013

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

2014 Spring Conference Speakers

Roddy Boyd Roddy Boyd, a dedicated investigative reporter who founded the Southern Investigative Reporting Foundation, has worked for Fortune Magazine, the New York Post, The New York Sun and Institutional Investor News. Boyd also founded The Financial Investigator website and wrote “Fatal Risk”, a book centered on the collapse of AIG. Boyd’s foundation aims to provide in-depth financial investigative ...[Read More]
Monday, December 2nd, 2013

2014 spring conference hotel information

SABEW has reserved a block of rooms March. 26-29 at the Sheraton Downtown Phoenix. The Sheraton Downtown Phoenix is located at 340 N 3rd St. Phoenix, AZ 85004. Rooms are held at the rate of $169 a night until March 6.  You can book a reservation by calling the Sheraton's reservations department at 866.837.4213 and asking for the Society of American Business Editors & Writers (SABEW) ...[Read More]

November 2013

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Video: Gary Klott Memorial Ethics Symposium, Oct. 24-25, 2013

Special to SABEW PHOENIX- SABEW conducted a two-day journalism ethics seminar here in October in honor of its late president Gary Klott who many thought contributed to the ethics conscience of its 50-year-old organization. Here is a highlight video from the symposium. S.A.B.E.W. Ethics Symposium from Chris Mix on Vimeo....[Read More]

October 2013

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Gary Klott Ethics Symposium- Oct. 24-25, 2013

PHOENIX – SABEW will conduct a two-day journalism ethics seminar here in October in honor of its late president who many thought contributed to the ethics conscience of its 50-year-old organization. Read more about Gary Klott here. Veteran journalists Margaret Sullivan, Clark Hoyt and Barney Calame, who all have been public editors at The New York Times, will lead the speakers for the ...[Read More]

September 2013

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Past teletraining: Entrepreneurial Journalism:Developing Your Brand

SABEW Staff Report   PHOENIX, Sept. 9, 2013 —  As the news industry evolves, journalists are increasingly branding and promoting their expertise and work. But how can reporters and editors best use social media, blogs and other tools to accomplish this? And how much personality is too much? This session, aimed at both independent free-lance journalists and those who are employed by ...[Read More]

July 2013

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

2013 NYC Fall Conference- Schedule

 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE Thursday, Oct. 3 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m.- Day-long personal finance workshop co-sponsored by the National Foundation of Financial Education and SABEW. Workshop will be held at the Museum of American Finance. 5:30 p.m. – Doors open at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism (third floor) for opening reception. CUNY is located at 219 West 40th St. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. -- Welcome ...[Read More]

June 2013

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Gary Klott Ethics Symposium: Schedule

Tentative Schedule Thursday, Oct. 24: 6 p.m. — Registration and Check-in, Cronkite Second Floor 6:30 p.m. — Opening reception, Cronkite First Amendment Center 7:30 p.m. — Introductions by Warren Watson, SABEW executive director; and Kristin Gilger, associate dean, Cronkite School. A SABEW welcome by Marty Wolk, SABEW incoming president. 7:40 p.m. — Ethics Is Easy, Judgment is Hard— ...[Read More]
Friday, June 14th, 2013

Gary Klott Ethics Symposium: Speakers

Aaron Brown Aaron Brown is the inaugural Walter Cronkite Professor of Journalism. Each semester he teaches a seminar on turning points in television news history, a subject in which he is well versed. From the Vietnam protests and Watergate in the 1970s to the beginning of the Iraq War, he has, quite literally, been there. Brown is best remembered for his reporting of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks ...[Read More]
Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Next Teletraining: Ethics in a New Media World

SABEW Staff Report PHOENIX, June 11, 2013 —  Join us on June 17th and learn how to apply traditional journalism ethics to the new media landscape. To sign up for the call, click here. Instructions: 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 ...[Read More]
Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Toronto Business Journalism Workshop: Speakers

  Francesco Bova Francesco Bova is an assistant professor of accounting at the Rotman School of Management. His broad research interests focus on accounting choices that affect both the firm’s shareholders and other non-shareholder stakeholders with a vested interest in the firm’s outcome. These other stakeholders include the firm’s employees, customers and suppliers. He is a Louis ...[Read More]

April 2013

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Past teletraining: Tips for great reporting and storytelling

Tips for great reporting and storytelling April 29, 2013 2 p.m. EST Listen to the Call: Click here to listen to the call. Moderator: Lisa Gibbs Lisa Gibbs is a senior writer at MONEY based in South Florida. Before joining the magazine in 2009, she covered the business world for a variety of Florida publications, including as Business Editor of the Miami Herald. She shared the ...[Read More]

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