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June 2015

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Dean Murphy

Dean E. Murphy is an award-winning journalist who was appointed business editor at The New York Times in December 2012. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Murphy had been a deputy editor for seven years on the business and national desks. Before becoming an editor, Mr. Murphy worked as a reporter for both The Times and the Los Angeles Times for 20 years. At The Times, he served as the San Francisco bureau ...[Read More]

April 2015

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Ad for a Business Columnist with Des Moines Register Media

Des Moines Register Media Business Columnist Full time Region: Midwest Application deadline: Open Job description and how to apply: Des Moines Register Media, Iowa’s leading print and online news source, seeks an authoritative business columnist who can give voice to Iowa’s vibrant economy and business community, including its large insurance sector and enterprising start-up ...[Read More]
Monday, April 27th, 2015

2014 BIB Winner’s list

Here are the 2014 BIB winners and finalists. Winners were announced at the 2014 BIB awards ceremony at SABEW's spring conference in Chicago, April 25.     DIGITAL  DIGITAL BREAKING NEWS, Division 1 Finalist- Amanda Levin, The Deal, for “Unsolicited bid puts Cleco on the block.” DIGITAL BREAKING NEWS, Division 2 Winner- Dan Mangan, CNBC.com, for Affordable Care Act subsidies ...[Read More]
Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Rahm sells Chicago (minus the warts) to visiting journalists

By Ryan Sachetta Medill News Service CHICAGO - Mayor Rahm Emanuel presented a glowing picture of the city of Chicago, emphasizing his push for expanding access to education and job gains in a keynote address to the Society of American Business Editors and Writers  Friday evening. Left on the cutting floor was any mention of the city’s pension crisis, looming teacher negotiations and gang ...[Read More]
Friday, April 24th, 2015

What’s the biggest story the business press isn’t covering?

By Andrew Fowler Medill News Service CHICAGO - Top business editors, writers and content producers are in Chicago for the Society of American Business Editors and Writers' Spring Conference 2015. We asked them what stories the business press is missing right now. We also asked them what was the weirdest story they ever covered. Here's what they had to say. https://vimeo.com/126161618...[Read More]
Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Meet the 2015 Student Newsroom team

Participating schools & reporters:     Siyuan Du is a business reporter and videographer with Medill News Service. She graduated with a B.A. in Finance from Hunan University. And she is interested in retailing and derivatives. She also produces video story focusing on arts, cultures and business.   Andrew Fowler is a business reporter with an interest in European politics ...[Read More]
Friday, April 17th, 2015

Spring Conference 2015 Student Newsroom

Welcome to the SABEW Student Newsroom for the Spring 2015 Conference in Chicago. From panels on Rust Belt manufacturing to the keynote with Illinois' governor, business reporting students from the Medill School of Journalism and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication will be bringing highlights throughout the weekend. Check back for our latest stories and follow us on ...[Read More]
Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

2015 Board of Governors Candidates

By SABEW Staff PHOENIX, April 15, 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 1 p.m. Eastern time until 4 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]
Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Governor of Illinois Bruce Rauner will address SABEW spring conference attendees, April 23-25, Chicago 

PHOENIX – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner will address the annual conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers in Chicago on Saturday, April 25, at 12 noon. Rauner, a Republican, took office in January after defeating Democratic incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn on a platform that included overhauling the state’s tax policy. He quickly made headlines by taking action against the state’s ...[Read More]
Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

National Press Club offers fellowship for journalists interested in covering aging and retirement

Applications are being accepted for the National Press Club's Reporting Retirement: Finding New Angles fellowship. Program Dates:  June 7 - 10, 2015 Program Location: Washington, DC Application Deadline: 5:00 PM EDT, Tuesday, April 14, 2015 The fellowships will cover travel, lodging and most meals. For more information & application, visit the National Press Club website.     Check ...[Read More]

March 2015

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Shobhana Chandra

Shobhana (Sho) Chandra is a Washington-based economics reporter for Bloomberg News, which she joined in 1998. She covers the U.S. economy, from jobs and consumer spending to manufacturing, trade, prices and housing. She previously worked in New Delhi for two of India’s biggest business newspapers, Economic Times and Financial Express, around the time the South Asian economy was opening up to ...[Read More]
Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Robert Barba

Robert Barba is a deputy editor for SourceMedia’s American Banker newspaper, a 179-year-old publication dedicated to the financial services industry. His beat includes covering mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and other initiatives banks must undertake to remain relevant in the changing landscape. He also covers JPMorgan Chase and U.S. Bancorp for American Banker. Prior to joining American ...[Read More]
Friday, March 27th, 2015

Suzanne Barlyn

Suzanne Barlyn is a New York-based correspondent for Reuters, where she has worked since 2011.  She writes about financial regulatory issues and, most recently, white collar financial crime.  Previously, Suzanne worked for Dow Jones Newswires, where she reported on FINRA and wrote a column about compliance issues affecting financial advisers.  She also contributed to The Wall Street Journal during ...[Read More]
Friday, March 27th, 2015

Brad Foss

Brad Foss is deputy business editor of The Associated Press. He directs daily coverage and long-term strategy for global staff of more than 60 reporters and editors. Staffers under his supervision have won numerous SABEW Best in Business awards. Foss, who has been with The AP since 1999 and is based in Washington, D.C., previously reported on energy and transportation. Prior to joining the AP, he ...[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

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's written for a number of publications in Canada and the U.S., including the Globe and Mail, Canadian Business, the New York Times, CNBC, BBC Capital, CNNMoney and more. Bryan's main areas of focus are investing, personal finance, small business and technology. He's written three personal finance books and appears regularly 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]

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