Past Teletraining

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]

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]

January 2014

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]

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]

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]

December 2012

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Past Teletraining: ‘Housing Recovery: Now What?’

 A look at the housing market and how to cover housing in smaller markets.   Click here to listen to a recording of October’s teletraining. Resources: Get to know who’s your local MLS and who are the local guys (usually guys) who track real estate data. Realtor.com publishes monthly reports on listings, asking prices, days on market for 146 metro areas. PR contact is jill.kipnis@move.com Trulia ...[Read More]

November 2012

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Recording is now available for teletraining session: Fresh Ideas for covering retail

  Fun and fresh ideas for covering the retail during the holiday season. Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 Moderator: Karen Talley is a special writer covering retailers for Dow Jones Newswires. She previously spent eight years on the stocks team. She has also worked at American Banker and the Long Island Business News. Panelists: Ellen Davis joined the National Retail Federation in ...[Read More]
Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Fresh ideas for covering retail, Nov. 12, 2012

A panel of experts  discuss fun and fresh ideas for covering the retail during the holiday season. Teletraining call was held  1p.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern, Monday, Nov. 12.     To listen to the call, click here. Moderator: Karen Talley is a special writer covering retailers for Dow Jones Newswires. She previously spent eight years on the stocks team. She has also worked at American ...[Read More]

July 2012

June 2012

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Teletraining: Marrying Politics and the Economy: Business Coverage in an Election Year

Marrying Politics and the Economy: Business Coverage in an Election Year 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern time, Monday, June 18 What hot economic stories are likely to present themselves during election season and how can business journalists be preparing to cover them? Reporters and editors who are on the front lines of covering the intersection of business and politics share their insights regarding ...[Read More]

May 2012

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Teletraining: Freelancers’ Bootcamp — Real World Tricks and Tips

Freelancers’ Bootcamp — Real World Tricks and Tips May 21, 2012 - 11 a.m. MST Thinking of dipping your toe into the freelance market? Or are you already flying solo and looking for ways to step up your game? This freelancer’s bootcamp covers all aspects entrepreneurial journalism, including setting up an LLC and keeping the books, best practices for time management and pitching stories, ...[Read More]

April 2012

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Teletraining: How to Find Sources & Stories on Social Media

How to Find Sources & Stories on Social Media Apr. 23, 2012 - 11 a.m. MST Everybody's using social media, but where in the billions of status updates and tweets can a journalist find solid sources and important stories? Spend an hour listening to experts with insights and tips. Listen to the Call Click below to hear the call. ConferenceRecording Related links: Social Media ...[Read More]

February 2012

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Making Sense of Tax Season

Making Sense of Tax Season Feb. 21, 2012 - 1 p.m. MST Covering tax season doesn’t have to be so, well, taxing. Let SABEW’s panel of experts take you through changes to this year’s returns and explain the continuing arguments over America’s tax burden. Listen to the Call Click below to hear the call.

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January 2012

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Teletraining 1/23/12: Fresh ideas for Covering the Housing & Foreclosure Crisis

Fresh ideas for Covering the Housing & Foreclosure Crisis Jan. 23, 2012- 12 p.m. MST Five years into the housing crash, plenty of reporters are worn out. How else can you say that homes aren’t selling? That’s where SABEW aims to help. Spend an hour listening to “Fresh Ideas for Covering the Housing and Foreclosure Crisis,” and you’ll come away with a fresh eye to write about the ...[Read More]

December 2011

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Covering your local pension plan

COVERING YOUR LOCAL PENSION PLAN Dec. 5, 2011 - 1 p.m. MST The Pew Center on the States estimated in 2010 that there is at least a $1 trillion gap between what our 50 states are setting aside for public employees retirement benefits and how much those benefits will cost in their entirety in their entirety in the future. SABEW selected only a handful of journalists for its special three-day seminar ...[Read More]

September 2011

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Recording available for 9/26 “Covering the economy, local to national”

This session gave journalists a better understanding of the direction of the national economy as well as insights into how they can track and cover their own regional economies. The call also taught listeners how to tap into Bureau of Economic Analysis data and other economic resources. Click here to download a Powerpoint of panelist Mike Schneider’s Great Sites for Data Sets and Software. Below ...[Read More]

October 2010

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Recording available of 10/20 teletraining on “Covering Banking”

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September 2009

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Writing for the Web: Taking advantage of the medium

Recording No longer available Resources J-Lab Resources for Web Writing and Reporting Claudette Artwick's Blog Jerry LaMartina"™s Notes Description There's more to online journalism than taking a 30-inch newspaper story and posting it on the Web! How can your stories be presented more effectively online? What skills should you develop to be prepared for the future? What new story structures ...[Read More]

August 2009

Monday, August 24th, 2009

Unemployment: Fresh ideas on an ongoing story UPDATE

Recording Available...[Read More]

July 2009

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

SABEW to offer session for unemployed biz journalists

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers will hold a conference call later this month to help business journalists who have lost their jobs in the economic downturn and are looking for work. The call will be held on July 14 at 3 p.m. EST. The call will focus on what hiring managers are looking for today, how to redo your resume to draw attention and where to look for a job beyond the ...[Read More]

June 2009

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Covering Health Care Reform

Recording No longer available. Description Join SABEW for a discussion of the business angles of health care including: The cost implications of three health reform scenarios Who is lobbying for this legislation, how much is being donated and to whom The impact on the health care industry The Impact on employers and employees When Thursday, June 25 at 3 p.m. Eastern Presenter Rachel ...[Read More]
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Using Twitter and Other Social Media for Reporting

Recording No longer available Presenter Sandeep Junnarkar, digital media professor at CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism Description The Twitter session at the SABEW annual conference in Denver was packed. If you missed it or just want to know what Twitter is all about, you have another chance. Sandeep Junnarkar, digital media professor at CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism, will recreate ...[Read More]

December 2008

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Staying in Business

Recording No longer available Presenters Becky Bisbee, business editor, Seattle Times Lisa Gibbs, business editor, Miami Herald Wayne Davis, business editor, Sacramento Bee Moderator: John Corrigan, deputy business editor, Los Angeles Times Description Is your business coverage in jeopardy, or have you lost your stand-alone section? How can you ensure that business journalism gets the resources ...[Read More]

October 2008

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

The Stock Market Circus Continues

Recording No longer available Presenters Gail MarksJarvis, personal finance and market columnist, Chicago Tribune John Wasik, personal finance columnist, Bloomberg News Pamela Yip, personal finance columnist, Dallas Morning News Moderator: Marty Steffens, SABEW Chair To Participate Those wishing to join to the call should dial (218) 936-7999. You will be prompted for the access code, which ...[Read More]

September 2008

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

BEA to release new regional data

Presenters BEA to release new regional data THURSDAY"” SABEW members get exclusive help! September 25, you will be able to find out the size of your city's economy, learn whether it's growing or declining and what industries are driving it. On that date the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis will release the second annual estimates of gross domestic product for 363 metropolitan statistical areas. ...[Read More]
Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Is Your Bank in Trouble?

Recording No longer available Presenters Drew DeSilver, banking and public companies reporter, Seattle Times Bernie Kohn, investigations editor, Baltimore Sun Mark Davis, banking reporter, Kansas City Star Moderator: Marty Steffens, SABEW Chair To Participate Those wishing to join to the call should dial (218) 936-7999. You will be prompted for the access code, which is 316748. SABEW's ...[Read More]

August 2008

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

The Freelance Challenge

Whether driven by economic necessity, industry conditions or the desire for a more flexible schedule, more journalists are contemplating the freelancing life. Many succeed, but it's not easy. SABEW has a panel of experts to help explore: How to develop story ideas Where and how to offer them Rules of the game and best practices Life as a journalistic entrepreneur And more"¦ To Participate Those ...[Read More]

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