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May 2017

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Reporter for Minneapolis Star Tribune

Description: The Minneapolis Star Tribune is looking for a reporter to cover big-picture economic trends, with an emphasis on the job market and the financial circumstances of Minnesotans. This is an opportunity to take a prominent role on a team of nearly two dozen writers and editors who are aiming to produce the best business report in the Midwest. Minnesota is home to 17 Fortune 500 companies, ...[Read More]
Friday, May 19th, 2017

A message from new SABEW President Mark Hamrick: On press freedom and the year ahead

Hello SABEW members: This is the first of what I hope will be regular updates. First, I’m excited to be your president for the year ahead! I’ve had the good fortune of meeting or knowing you in-person. For others, I look forward to being introduced. Also, please check out our terrific new board and officers. We’re just coming off our exciting Seattle spring conference. Thanks to ...[Read More]
Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Editor for Bankrate.com

Description: Bankrate.com is growing! We’re looking for some top-notch editors with great writing, editing and people skills who want to develop the most awesome content team in personal finance. These are important lead editor positions -- innovating with and managing an in-house reporting team for one of the most authoritative publications in the personal finance industry. Success includes developing ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Biotech/Health Care Reporter for Los Angeles Business Journal

Job Description: The award-winning Los Angeles Business Journal is seeking an ambitious, proactive reporter to cover the booming biotech and health care industries in the region. With three major research universities, a number of highly successful entrepreneurs in the space, and a number of leading teaching hospitals, it is a beat that is under-covered locally. Health care and/or biotech reporting ...[Read More]
Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Executive Director’s Report May 2017

AWARD HIGHLIGHTS SABEW Distinguished Achievement Award Larry Ingrassia, managing editor of the Los Angeles Times, received the Distinguished Achievement Award at the Best in Business ceremony at SABEW17 in Seattle on Saturday, April 29. 2016 Best in Business Awards This year’s transition to a platform-agnostic contest went smoothly thanks to SABEW board members Brad Foss and Xana Antunes ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Features Editor for Modern Healthcare

Modern Healthcare is looking for a Features Editor! The features editor will lead a team of 13 reporters in developing features, special reports and investigative projects that go beyond the news of the day. S/he will work closely with other editors and the reporters to unearth trends that a shaping an industry that accounts for nearly 20% of the nation’s GDP. The editor will assign features and ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Managing Editor at Columbus Business First

Description: Columbus Business First, an award-winning business news organization in one of the strongest markets for business in the country, is looking for a Managing Editor. As Managing Editor, you will be the newsroom’s chief operating officer, overseeing and ensuring the smooth flow of content from conception to publishing on all platforms. As the newsroom’s most hands-on manager and coach ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

World Press Freedom Day 2017

Wednesday, May 3 is World Press Freedom Day. As part of a new, concerted effort in our organization, SABEW President Mark Hamrick joins with other leaders around the world in issuing the following statement: Please share using the @SABEW Twitter handle and the #WPFD2017 hashtag. World Press Freedom Day 2017 arrives at a time when press institutions worldwide are under siege from forces that ...[Read More]
Monday, May 1st, 2017

James B. Nelson

James B. Nelson Deputy business editor, PolitiFact Wisconsin reporter Milwaukee Journal Sentinel @jamesbnelson James B. Nelson is a reporter for PolitiFact Wisconsin and Deputy Business Editor for the Journal Sentinel. He’s been an editor for the Journal Sentinel in business news, and before that in local news, since the 1995 merger of the Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Sentinel. At the Milwaukee ...[Read More]
Monday, May 1st, 2017

Marilyn Geewax

Marilyn Geewax Senior business news editor National Public Radio @geewaxnpr ‏ Marilyn Geewax is a senior business news editor at NPR, assigning and editing radio stories. Since the election, she has had a special assignment, heading a team of reporters covering the Trump administration’s conflicts of interest and ethical issues. She regularly discusses those issues on NPR's mid-day show Here ...[Read More]
Monday, May 1st, 2017

Rich Barbieri

Rich Barbieri Executive editor CNNMoney @richbarbieri Rich Barbieri is the executive editor of CNNMoney, one of the top business and financial news destinations. Barbieri oversees digital coverage and newsgathering for CNN’s worldwide coverage of brands, media, markets, economics, technology, and personal finance. Barbieri manages a team of more than 60 reporters and editors around the world ...[Read More]
Monday, May 1st, 2017

Beth Hunt receives SABEW’s President’s Award

Beth Hunt, director of editorial recruiting and development at American City Business Journals, was recognized by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers with the President’s Award, on April 28, 2017, during the annual SABEW17 conference in Seattle. SABEW President Cory Schouten chose to honor Hunt, a former SABEW board member, for her years of service to the organization, including ...[Read More]

April 2017

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Recruiter offers 9 tips for landing your first business journalism job

By Saundra Wilson Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University It’s the question many soon-to-be college graduates dread: “What are you going to do next?” While trying to land a first job can be daunting, Beth Hunt, a national recruiter for the American City Business Journals, said confidence and intention go a long way. Hunt spoke at a session ...[Read More]
Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Experts: Journalists shouldn’t fear technology, they should embrace it

By Kara Calson Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University Robots, 360-degree video, 3-D printing, virtual reality. These are terms that used to seem like something out of a sci-fi novel, but they’re now reality. As technology evolves, journalists must adjust to the fast pace and ever-changing tools. Each new piece of technology draws questions: ...[Read More]
Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

SABEW17 Student Newsroom Team

Participating Schools and Reporters: Hannah Levitt, MSJ, Medill School of Journalism Hannah Levitt is a graduate student at Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, specializing in Business, Money and Markets. Levitt has a bachelor's degree in International Studies from the University of Michigan, where she focused on economic development and international political conflicts. In ...[Read More]
Friday, April 21st, 2017

Bryan Borzykowski to be next SABEW Secretary

Bryan Borzykowski, a freelance business writer, has been named the 2017-18 secretary for the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, the largest association of business journalists. "I'm thrilled to be joining the SABEW ladder. From helping bring SABEW to Canada, I've seen firsthand just how important this organization is to business journalists. In today's uncertain media landscape, it ...[Read More]
Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Freelance Journalist for Web for Strategic Insight

Description: Institutional investors are some of the most influential investors in the world. Looking for a few regular contributors to pitch and write stories for our daily website read by institutional investors. Qualifications: Firm knowledge of finance, business journalist, meticulous about data gathering, ability to write and research issues affecting pension funds and asset owners, SEC filings ...[Read More]
Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Pension Fund Reporter for Strategic Insight

Description: The very well respected magazine and website CIO (just won best media brand) is seeking a very talented writer, and meticulous business journalist with an understanding of finance to take on our beat about pension funds and asset owners, to help institutional investors stay informed. Experience with SEC filings a plus, new grads also considered, send clips. Qualifications: Ability to ...[Read More]
Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

SABEW 2017 Board of Governors Candidates

SABEW members will be casting ballots this year for candidates running for six seats on the Board of Governors. Each term lasts for three years, ending in the spring of 2020. There are seven candidates running for the six available seats. All are members in good standing. The incumbent board members running for the board are: Robert Barba, technology editor, American Banker Shobhana Chandra, ...[Read More]
Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Bryan Borzykowski named SABEW 2017-18 secretary

Bryan Borzykowski, a freelance business writer, has been named the 2017-18 secretary for the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, the largest association of business journalists. "I'm thrilled to be joining the SABEW ladder. From helping bring SABEW to Canada, I've seen firsthand just how important this organization is to business journalists. In today's uncertain media landscape, it ...[Read More]
Monday, April 17th, 2017

Investigating Nonprofit Organizations

Click here for Information and Resources for Reporting on Nonprofits    ...[Read More]
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Duties of the SABEW Board of Governors

The work of board members is vital to success of SABEW. Here is a summary of the general duties and obligations of SABEW board members. Board members are: Required to attend in person the SABEW board and membership meetings. The board meets twice a year, at the annual SABEW spring and fall conference. The SABEW membership meetings also occur during the conferences. The SABEW board also meets by ...[Read More]
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

College Connect: I took Jay Leno’s advice – will you?

By Philip Joens In my last post I talked about my own experiences after graduating from college and how I’ve come to terms with the business side of my life as a reporter. When you’re young and not making much money though, it may be helpful to choose carefully where you’ll live and what you do in your free time. Save Money, save for retirement young When you enter the workforce a few ...[Read More]
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

College Connect: In Today’s Work Journey – Be Prepared for Detours

By Philip Joens As a student at the University of Missouri I’d often spend nights working at an on-campus dining hall---usually working in the dishroom or cooking cheese burgers on a hot and greasy grill--- and say to myself, “There’s got to be something better than this.” Now, A little over two years after graduating from college, I’m finding the working world is tougher than I ever ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: Tapping into Tuition Assistance Programs

By Tommy Lehner What if there was a legitimate way to get most of your college tuition paid for while you work? Sounds intriguing, right? In the state of Georgia, this is a reality through a Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). The program allows full-time employees at any college under the University System of Georgia to receive free tuition for up to nine hours of classes per semester under most ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: The Money Ups and Downs of College Students from a Single-Parent Home

By Reann Huber On the surface, it is not easy to see any differences between a college student who comes from a single-parent household or one from dual-income household. But, research shows these different environments often lead to students approaching their college expenses in completely different ways. University of Georgia associate professor Diann Moorman has done research in bankruptcy, ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: Creating and Actually Sticking to a Budget

By Reann Huber For college students, financial planning and budgeting is easily one of the biggest headaches to deal with when also pursuing a degree. Nonetheless, there are easy ways to make and stick to a budget that any college student can follow. For all of my budgeting needs, I use Mint.com after discovering it helped me take the next step in the process and made me feel like I actually ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: Considering Law School? You May Have to Give Up the Part-time Job

By Reann Huber Many students consider the possibility of attending graduate school immediately after finishing their undergraduate degree, but the daunting price tag that comes along with pursuing a higher degree brings financial concerns to students they may not have faced in the past. University of Georgia senior Abby Fitts, a philosophy major from Columbus, Georgia, is one of those students ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: Expert Explains the Reality of Credit Cards

By Reann Huber Diann Moorman is an associate professor at the University of Georgia’s College of Family and Consumer Sciences, and specializes in research on bankruptcy, single parent households, credit card debt and more. I reached out to Moorman to learn more about credit cards and the debt that often comes along with them and how they affect college students. Q: How beneficial would you ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: Being a Broke College Student

By Reann Huber Having gone through three years of college, I have seen just about every type of student that likes to designate themselves as a “broke” college student. They might not have received as big of a paycheck because they missed a few shifts while preparing for a test, or had to spend a little extra on textbooks for the semester. However, many students have never actually faced what ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: What Most College Graduates Don’t Anticipate After Graduation

By Rachel Madray Many college students are not prepared for the financial obligations they will face after graduation. After relying on their parents for the past 20 plus years of their lives, the transition to becoming self-sufficient can be shocking to many, especially if they have not prepared for what to expect. Matt Goren, who teaches personal finance at the University of Georgia, has a list ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: Students Have Options When Considering Post Graduation Plans

By Rachel Madray As graduation approaches, college students are faced with a tough question. Now what? Perhaps the three most considered options are taking a year off to travel, going to graduate school or getting a job. There are financial pros and cons for each option so careful consideration is important before making a decision. Travel Matt Goren, a University of Georgia professor who ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: Students with Questions about His Entrepreneurial Dream Gets Expert Answers

  By Rachel Hinkle Victor Edwins, 20, a marketing major at the University of Georgia, has questions about his dream of opening his own restaurant. College Connect found answers to those questions from Bob Pinckney, director the entrepreneurship program at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. Is it a better idea to rent or buy a building myself? Depends on the situation ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: An Expert Answers Five Questions about Planning for the Long-Term

By Rachel Hinkle Taylor Liszewski, an advertising major at the University of Georgia, had more questions for a personal finance expert as she thought about her long goals for owning a home and planning a family. College Connect once again turned to Matt Goren, an assistant professor at UGA who teaches Introduction to Personal Finance, for the answers. Q: I want to own my own home one day. What ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: A College Students Gets Expert Advice on Her Five Key Questions

By Rachel Hinkle Taylor Liszewski, an advertising major at the University of Georgia, had several questions about personal finance and budgeting as she prepares for life beyond college. College Connect turned to Matt Goren, an assistant professor at UGA who teaches Introduction to Personal Finance, for answers. Q: Is it a bad idea to have a credit card at a young age? A: No, absolutely not: ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: A Planning Tip When Preparing to Repay Your Student Loans

By Kalah Mingo Alexis Williams, a third-year public relations major, has an unpaid internship, but makes money and saves on dinner as a server at Olive Garden. “I eat salad and breadsticks almost every night for dinner so it has its perks,” said Williams, who attends the University of Georgia. Williams said she has concerns when it comes to budgeting and saving, especially when considering ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: Debit Card Theft: 18 Cents She’ll Never Get Back

By Kalah Mingo Emma Williams, a third year digital marketing major at the University of Georgia, was the victim of debit card theft. Her mother called asking why she had used her card at a gas station in Atlanta when she should’ve been in Athens. Williams was in Athens and hadn’t used her card. In fact, she still had possession of her debit card yet someone still used her information to make ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: What should I be spending on?

By Garrett Michael Lilley Cushman, a sophomore Biology major at the University of Georgia, said she has trouble deciding what to spend money on, while still growing a healthy savings account. She can cover most of her basic needs, like food, a place to live, and school tuition, but said she struggles to decide what to purchase when it comes to her wants. “I try my best to save on all of ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: Paying the Bills, While still Working towards a Career

By Garrett Michael Abbi Camillo, an interior design major at the University of Georgia, has struggled to find a stable college job that will cover rent and other monthly living expenses, while also enhancing her ability to find a career. This is a problem many students face, and it can seem like an insurmountable wall to climb once bills begin to go unpaid. Matt Goren, who teaches personal finance ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: Turning to a Peer for Advice

By Denver Ellison Peer advice can be some of the best advice to rely on when it comes to understanding college experiences. Our peers may have gone through similar situations and can help us learn from the mistakes that they made. University of Georgia junior Ajara Ceesay, a health promotion major from Jonesboro, Georgia, discussed how she thinks about money and handles her own finances during a ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: How I Prepared for Off-Campus Living

By Denver Ellison Before making the final decision to move into an off-campus apartment, many of us may wonder what the difference is between living on and off campus. We go back and forth in our heads on if it is worth it to come out of pocket every month only because we want our own place. On top of that, we have to figure out which friends will be the most compatible for living together. If you ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: Financial Expert Explains the Basics for College Students

By Denver Ellison Many of us may think we have our personal finances under control. This is especially true if we have been living on our own for some time. However, talking to an expert can help us to better understand the various aspects of personal finance and how money is important in our lives. Swarn Chatterjee, an associate professor in financial planning, housing and consumer economics at ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: Reasons to Build Your Savings Account Early

By Denver Ellison As college students, we find many ways to blow through our money.  We like to use our funds for new clothes and going out to eat with our friends. However, many finance professionals believe college students should recognize the importance of saving. Not only will it help us to be more responsible as young adults, but it will also help us build our retirement funds. Here are some ...[Read More]
Friday, April 7th, 2017

College Connect: Ways College Students Mismanage Their Money

By Denver Ellison It’s a fact that people mismanage their money. However, when college students mismanage their funds, it may be a lifestyle issue rather than a mistake. Many of us don’t take the time to think about how we are spending our money or why we are spending our money. Instead of budgeting and tracking, we spend the majority of our paychecks and wait around for the next pay period ...[Read More]

March 2017

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Andrew Leckey named Visiting Scholar at Fudan Development Institute in Shanghai

Andrew Leckey, president of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, has been named a Visiting Scholar at the Fudan Development Institute in Shanghai, China, for summer 2017. The Fudan Development Institute (FDDI) is located at Fudan University, one of China’s top universities. Since the Institute’s1993 inception it has pooled the strengths of varied disciplines to conduct ...[Read More]
Monday, March 27th, 2017

Agriculture Reporter for WATT Global Media

Description: Responsible for collecting and analyzing facts procured through interview, investigation, research or observation and producing resulting reports about newsworthy topics/events. Reports on topics for readers of WATT AgNet and Agribusiness. Investigates and reports on breaking news developments, takes photographs and video to illustrate content. Attends conventions, expositions, press ...[Read More]
Monday, March 27th, 2017

Reporter for Wichita Business Journal

Description: The Wichita Business Journal is looking for a reporter who can develop sources, find scoops and crunch data for stories relevant and useful to the Wichita business community. He or she should also know how to use social media to get sources and stories. We're looking for an assertive, dynamic, competitive journalist who will thrive as part of an award-winning team. Create daily scoops ...[Read More]
Monday, March 27th, 2017

Money Reporter for South Florida Business Journal

Description: South Florida Business Journal, the award-winning business news leader, is looking for a Money reporter. As a reporter in one of the hottest markets in the country, you will be responsible for quality coverage across all platforms. We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic reporter to establish himself/herself as the go-to source on banking, personal wealth and finance, private equity ...[Read More]
Monday, March 27th, 2017

Real Estate and Retail Reporter for San Antonio Business Journal

Description: The San Antonio Business Journal is looking for an ace reporter to cover real estate and development, retail and restaurants. Our reporters write and post multiple stories daily online. They are expected to own their assigned beats, break news daily, dig into topics for regular print edition cover stories, curate weekly industry-related hub pages, collaborate closely with newsroom leaders, ...[Read More]
Monday, March 27th, 2017

Real Estate Reporter for Orlando Business Journal

Description: Orlando Business Journal is seeking a real estate reporter who can marry strong traditional journalism skills — source building, sharp news judgment, interviewing prowess, strong analytical and investigative reporting, clear writing, document use — with online and social media know-how. Whatever the platform, this reporter will produce content that is accompanied by perspective and ...[Read More]

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