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March 2015

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Suzanne Barlyn

Suzanne Barlyn Success in business journalism has never required so many skills, such as traditional newsgathering techniques and ever-changing online expertise.  As a SABEW board member, I will facilitate  training to help new and established journalists continue to improve their know-how.  I am also uniquely positioned to represent the voices of reporters from multiple perspectives.  My 20 years ...[Read More]
Friday, March 27th, 2015

Brad Foss

Brad Foss Brad Foss, deputy business editor of The Associated Press, and Bryan Borzykowski, a Toronto-based freelance business writer, have been appointed to the board of governors of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. Foss, who has been with the AP since 1999, directs daily coverage and long-term strategy for a global staff of reporters and editors from his base in Washington, ...[Read More]
Friday, March 27th, 2015

2015 Board of Governors Candidates

By SABEW Staff PHOENIX, April 6, 2015 - SABEW members will be casting online ballots for candidates running for the Board of Governors for the Society of American Business Editors and Writers starting today at 8 p.m. Eastern time until 3 p.m. Saturday, April, 25. Eight candidates will vie for seven board slots, six three-year terms ending in the spring of 2016, one two-year term ending in the ...[Read More]
Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Dining in Chicago

Planning on dining out while visiting the Windy City? Check out our list of the top 25 restaurants within walking distance of the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile with links to their Yelp reviews. 1. Bandera- American 2. The Purple Pig- Tapas 3. Café Iberico- Spanish/Tapas 4. NoMI Kitchen- American/Breakfast 5. Spiaggia Restaurant- Italian 6. 676 Restaurant & Bar- American/Lounge 7. Quartino- ...[Read More]

February 2015

Friday, February 27th, 2015

2014 BIB Finalists’ list

Here are the 2014 BIB finalists (in no specific order). Winners will be announced at the 2014 BIB awards ceremony at the conclusion of SABEW's spring conference in Chicago, April 23-25.     DIGITAL  DIGITAL BREAKING NEWS, Division 1 Amanda Levin, The Deal, for “Unsolicited bid puts Cleco on the block.” DIGITAL BREAKING NEWS, Division 2 Dan Mangan, CNBC.com, for Affordable ...[Read More]
Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

SABEW D.C. workshop dives deep into data

By MARTY WOLK, SABEW President Last week’s Goldschmidt data immersion workshop in Washington reminded me once again of SABEW’s unique role in mentoring and training business journalists. For the roughly two dozen participants the week offered unparalleled access to research analysts, data experts and policymakers. In a whirlwind week we took a deep dive into data with an alphabet soup ...[Read More]
Friday, February 6th, 2015

2015 Goldschmidt Data Immersion Workshop Schedule

Society of American Business Editors and Writers session on using data to tell better stories, underwritten by the Walter and Karla Goldschmidt Foundation. MONDAY, Feb. 9 8:15 a.m. Meet in lobby of George Washington Inn, head to Foggy Bottom Metro station to buy metro passes for week. Take a Blue, Silver or Orange train to Mcpherson Square, get out at I (EYE) Street exit. Walk less than 1 block. 8:45 ...[Read More]
Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Enter the Scripps Howard journalism competition! Cash prizes in 17 categories.

The Scripps Howard Foundation is now accepting submissions for its annual Scripps Howard Awards journalism competition. The contest offers $180,000 in prizes in 17 categories – including business and economics reporting. Journalists whose work was distributed by U.S. media outlets online, on air or in print during 2014 are eligible for entry. The deadline for submission is midnight Feb. 10, ...[Read More]

January 2015

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Ad for a Special Sections Editor at Compliance Week

Compliance Week Special Sections Editor Full time Region: New England Application deadline: 01/30/15 Job description and how to apply:  The special sections editor will deliver all editorial projects that publish irregularly and otherwise provide support to the editor for all titles operating under the Compliance Week name. Specific projects will include, but not be limited to: All e-books, ...[Read More]

December 2014

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Copper level sponsorship

COPPER sponsorship includes gifts of $2,500 For those giving at the copper level, SABEW offers: Ample verbal onsite recognition of your organization’s role in the success of the conference. Mention of your sponsorship in the printed program and on SABEW’s conference event page. Prominent placement of your organization’s logo on TV monitor. Lunch Recognition Complimentary 1/8-center-page ...[Read More]
Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Silver level sponsorship

SILVER sponsorship includes gifts of $5,000 For those giving at the silver level, SABEW offers: Ample verbal onsite recognition of your organization’s role in the success of the conference. Mention of your sponsorship in the printed program and on SABEW’s conference event page. Prominent placement of your organization’s logo on  TV monitor. Breakfast recognition Complimentary 1/4-center-page ...[Read More]
Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Gold level sponsorship

GOLD sponsorship includes gifts of $10,000 For those giving at the gold level, SABEW offers: Ample verbal onsite recognition of your organization’s role in the success of the conference. Mention of your sponsorship in the printed program and on SABEW’s conference event page. Prominent placement of your organization’s logo on TV monitor. Welcome & Reception recognition. Complimentary ...[Read More]
Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Exhibit booth (double)

Double Booth $4,600  A double exhibitor booth includes two six‐foot tables, four chairs, two conference registrations (meals included). Your organization will be recognized in the following: 2015 Spring Conference event page (online), printed conference program, onsite signage and video loop. Logistical Exhibitors Details • Exhibit space is available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, ...[Read More]
Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Exhibit booth (single)

Single Booth $2,500 A single exhibitor booth includes a six‐foot exhibit table, two chairs, one conference registration (meals included). Your organization will be recognized in the following: 2015 Spring Conference event page (online), printed conference program, onsite signage and video loop. Logistical Exhibitors Details • Exhibit space is available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, ...[Read More]

November 2014

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Ad for Managing Editor at Investing Daily

Investing Daily Managing Editor Full-time Region: East Coast Application deadline: 12/20/2014 Job description and how to apply:  We are seeking an experienced investing and personal finance editor to be the managing editor for a family of investing newsletters. The managing editor’s main responsibility is to edit articles on both investing and personal finance topics. Our content ...[Read More]
Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Ad for News Intern with Warren Communications News

Warren Communication News News Intern Region: East Coast Washington, D.C. Application deadline: Open Job description and how to apply: The leading independent news service covering Internet and telecommunications seeks two top-notch reporting interns. You will learn how to cover some of the most exciting stories in business, politics, regulation and technology and will receive ...[Read More]
Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Ad for Tech Reporter with Communications Daily

Communications Daily Enterprising Tech Reporter Region: East Coast Washington, D.C. Application deadline: Open Job description and how to apply: Communications Daily, the leading independent service covering Internet and telecommunications regulatory news, seeks a top-notch reporter to cover Internet policy and regulation. News from this beat also appears in Washington Internet Daily. ...[Read More]
Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Ad for Media Industry Reporter with Communications Daily

Communications Daily Aggressive Media Industry Reporter Region: East Coast Washington, D.C. Application deadline: Open Job description and how to apply: Communications Daily, the leading independent news service covering the Internet and telecommunications, seeks an enterprising reporter to cover media regulation and the satellite-television industry. Communications Daily, part of ...[Read More]
Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Contest Categories- BiB Canada

RULES FOR EACH CATEGORY A one-page cover letter may be submitted with entries as a PDF. (To help the judges keep track of things, please style the PDF title like this: yournamecoverletter.PDF) Submit entries as permalink URLs or PDFs. Unless otherwise noted, entries may include up to five elements, including but not limited to stories, videos, graphics.   CONTEST CATEGORIES Beat ...[Read More]
Monday, November 3rd, 2014

SABEW-Commonwealth webinar draws 200 people

Special to SABEW A SABEW webinar drew a total audience of 200 journalists and others May 29. The event was organized by The Commonwealth Fund, with co-sponsorship by SABEW and the Georgetown Health Policy Institute. Moderator was Sara Collins of the Fund.  Warren Watson, executive director of SABEW, made opening remarks. Watch the webinar here. SABEW will be conducting more programs ...[Read More]

October 2014

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Bryan Borzykowski

Bryan Borzykowski is a Toronto-based business editor and writer. He covers investing, personal finance, small business, technology and other topics for the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and Canadian Business. He also writes for a number of American publications, inclduing the New York Times, CNBC, BBC Capital and CNNMoney. Bryan's authored three personal finance books and often talks business on CTV. ...[Read More]

September 2014

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

2014 Personal Finance Workshop- NYC-Thursday, Oct. 9

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Friday, September 12th, 2014

Past teletraining: “Inflation and food costs: Telling impactful stories,” Monday, August 18, 2 p.m. EST

Inflation and food costs: Telling impactful stories Monday, August 18, 2 p.m. EST Fluctuating prices for food and other commodities have raised concerns about higher costs for consumers and businesses. This session will give journalists the tools they need to report on these impacts during the crucial North American growing season. Bureau of Labor Statistics economists will help participants ...[Read More]

August 2014

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

2013 Teletraining Archive

"The Budget Beat: Where are the Fiscal Talks Heading?" 12/16/2013 "From Turkey to Tinsel: Covering the Holiday Retail Season" 11/18/13 "Health Care 101: How will the Affordable Care Act impact open enrollment?" 10/28/13  "Entrepreneurial Journalism:Developing Your Brand" 9/16/13 "Planes,Trains and Automobiles" 8/19/13 "Interviewing Techniques from the Pros" 7/22/13 "Ethics in a New ...[Read More]
Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

2012 Teletraining Archive

"Housing Recovery: Now What?" 12/10/12 "Fresh ideas for covering retail during the holiday season" 11/12/12 "Online and On Time: How to make your writing sing for the web and multimedia" 10/15/12 "Looking for Your Dream Job?" 9/17/12 "Covering Health Care in the Wake of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision," 8/20/12 "How to Turn Your Beat Reporting into A Book," 7/23/12 "Marrying Politics ...[Read More]
Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

2011 Teletraining Archive

"Covering your local pension plan." 12/5/2011 "Making it Work: Maintaining Quality in Today’s Newsrooms." 6/20/2011. "Covering the Runup (and Down) of Gasoline Prices.” 5/23/2011. "Editing Business News: Best Practices." 2/28/2011. “Editing Business News: Best Practices.” 1/24/2011.  ...[Read More]

July 2014

Friday, July 25th, 2014

U.S. Journalist Fellowship in Shanghai, China

The National Press Foundation and Fudan University (China) are collaborating on a program to bring U.S. journalists to Shanghai, China. China Now: Entrepreneurship and More 2014 is an all-expenses-paid, ten-day fellowship in Shanghai where 10 U.S. journalists will have the opportunity to meet with business and economics faculty at Fudan University, interview leading Chinese entrepreneurs and explore ...[Read More]
Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Past teletraining: “Using lobbying databases to track influence in Washington” Monday, July 21, 2 p.m. EST

Using lobbying databases to track influence in Washington 2 p.m. EST on Monday, July 21   Businesses large and small flex their muscles every day in Washington, trying to shape policy that will help their bottom lines. Carrie Levine, who leads the research team at Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), walks journalists through lobbying disclosure databases that are ...[Read More]

June 2014

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

2014 Fall Conference- NYC, October 9-10, 2014

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Monday, June 16th, 2014

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

Reader Behavior and the Economics of Digital News 2 p.m. EST 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 explore the advantages and disadvantages ...[Read More]
Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Ad for a Digital Producer at the Birmingham Business Journal

Birmingham Business Journal Digital Producer Full time Region: Southeast Application deadline: 7/7/14 Job description and how to apply: The Birmingham Business Journal, the award-winning business news leader, is looking for an experienced Digital Producer for day-to-day management of all online content and own the execution of the online content strategy across multiple platforms ...[Read More]
Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Dow Jones Business Interns get “Happy”

By WILL SUTTON (@willsutton), Director, 2014 Dow Jones News Fund Residency Singer, producer and writer Pharrell Williams had a huge hit with “Happy,” prompting remakes and video copies worldwide, and the 2014 Dow Jones News Fund Business Residency program decided to do one of its own – with a decidedly business, business journalism and New York City flair. Grambling State University ...[Read More]
Monday, June 9th, 2014

Dow Jones News Fund Business Residency Staff and Visitors

Dow Jones News Fund Business Residency #DJNFBiz14 Faculty, NYU Staff, Visitors *Not all featured on the #BizBeHappy video, but we appreciate and thank them all!   MARIA ALCON, NBC Nightly News business producer ANDREA CALADRISE, New York University Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute community events and initiatives specialist JONATHAN DAHL, editor in chief of WSJ.Money KURT DAVIS, ...[Read More]
Friday, June 6th, 2014

Ad for a Web Content Producer at Regence

Regence Web Content Producer Full time West Coast Portland, OR or Seattle, WA. Application deadline: Open Job description and how to apply: Web Content Producer Portland, OR or Seattle, WA. * As part of a multidisciplinary team of user interface developers, designers and content strategists, this role will collaborate with functional areas of the organization to create web experiences ...[Read More]
Friday, June 6th, 2014

Ad for Energy Reporter at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review  Energy Reporter  Full Time  Region: East Coast Application deadline: July 5, 2014   Job description and how to apply: The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review seeks a seasoned business writer who delivers sophisticated coverage of energy issues and the environment. We’re looking for a strong reporter who is able to break news and produce compelling daily ...[Read More]
Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

2014 NYC Conference- Hotel

SABEW is offering a discounted rate for fall conference goers at the Comfort Inn Times Square South. The special rate is $279 a night. In order to take advantage of the discounted rate, please contact the hotel directly at 212-268-3040. Be sure to mention the group’s name “Society of American Business Education and Writers," when reserving a room. The hotel is located at 305 W. 39th St. New ...[Read More]

May 2014

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Marty Steffens

Marty Steffens Marty Steffens is SABEW Chair in Business Journalism at the University of Missouri.  She worked in the newspaper industry for 30 years, heading up many in-depth and investigative projects. Projects she edited helped change federal laws on military air crashes involving civilians, and court challenges she spearheaded opened family court records in New York. She worked for the Los ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Kevin Noblet

Kevin Noblet Kevin Noblet is managing editor for wealth management at Dow Jones Newswires, where he has worked since 2009. He previously was business editor and international correspondent for The Associated Press and a reporter for newspapers in Connecticut. He was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. He is immediate past president of SABEW....[Read More]
Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Jill Jorden Spitz

Jill Jorden Spitz Jill Jorden Spitz is senior editor of the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson. She is 2012-2013 president of SABEW. She formerly was the Daily Star's business editor and assistant managing editor, and before that covered Walt Disney World and Universal Studios for the Orlando Sentinel.  ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Kevin G. Hall

Kevin G. Hall is chief economics correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers, a post he’s held since 2005. He returned to Washington after a long stint as the Brazil-based South America bureau chief for Knight Ridder Newspapers. During much of the 1990s, Hall worked in Mexico for the Journal of Commerce, covering the run-up to and implementation of NAFTA. He is the president of SABEW (2013-2014)....[Read More]
Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Marty Wolk

Marty Wolk is managing editor of MSN Money and incoming president of SABEW. At MSN Money, he oversees editorial content on one of the most widely read financial websites, with more than 17 million unique monthly users. Previously he worked as executive business editor at NBC News Digital (formerly msnbc.com), overseeing business and money coverage at nbcnews.com and Today.com. He is winner of two BIB ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Aaron Task

As Editor in Chief of Yahoo Finance, Aaron Task oversees all original content for the site, and the Yahoo! Finance newsroom. He is also the host of "The Daily Ticker"" on Yahoo! Finance, where he offers insights on the most important business stories of the day, including: politics, the economy, investing, Wall Street, corporate leadership and company earnings. He is an award-winning reporter and ...[Read More]
Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Committees- 2014-2015

SABEW committees, as updated May 2015. Any SABEW member interested in serving can contact sabew@sabew.org Executive committee Marty Wolk, chair Kevin Hall* David Milstead Joanna Ossinger Karey Van Hall James Madore Finance/investment committee: James Madore, chair Gail MarksJarvis David Milstead Joanna Ossinger Best in Business Committee Cory Schouten, chair Joanna ...[Read More]
Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Canadian SABEW member wins first prize in the PMAC Awards for Excellence in Investment Journalism

Special to SABEW The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) announced the winners of its third annual PMAC Awards for Excellence in Investment Journalism (the PMAC Awards) today. First prize went to SABEW member Bryan Borzykowski for the Canadian Business Investor's Guide 2014, an investment resource for all levels of investors. Winners were selected from 31 French and English entries ...[Read More]

April 2014

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Board of Governors’ duties

Duties of Board Members The work of board members is vital to the operation of SABEW, whose programs and services are largely formulated and carried out by members of the Board of Governors. The Board works in close cooperation with the executive director, officers and the Phoenix headquarters staff. Here is a summary of the general duties and obligations of SABEW board members. Board members ...[Read More]

March 2014

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

2014 Spring Conference Materials

Resources and other important information provided by speakers   Data is King: How to use and analyze economic reports Powerpoint provided by Jeannine Aversa Taking the economy's measure Powerpoint provided by Steve Landefeld Covering Personal Finance- tips from the pros Fleeced by Fees  By David Evan Duping the Donors of Fallen Soldiers By David Evans Duping the Donors ...[Read More]
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]
Friday, March 7th, 2014

Fun things to do while in the Valley of the Sun

By RAFFY ERMAC PHOENIX- Although SABEW’s upcoming spring conference is going to be full of amazing speakers and insightful discussions regarding this past year of outstanding business journalism, there is still a lot of fun to be had outside of conference events, especially considering the many things to do in this year’s host city of Phoenix. Located in the historic Valley of the Sun, the ...[Read More]
Friday, March 7th, 2014

2014 Board of Governors Candidate- Allen Wastler

Allen Wastler Allen Wastler is Managing Editor of CNBC Digital, overseeing the day-to-day news production and editorial coverage for the network's website as well as its mobile and digital platforms. Prior to joining CNBC.com, Wastler was Managing Editor of CNNMoney.com, a joint venture between CNN and Time Inc. Before his tenure there, Wastler was the Managing Editor of CNNfn.com, CNN's business ...[Read More]

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