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August 2017

Monday, August 28th, 2017

International Trade in the Era of Trump

President Donald Trump has talked tough on trade ever since he first hit the campaign trail. He criticized China for a massive U.S. trade deficit. He also said the North American Free Trade Agreement was bad for the United States. Once in office, he fulfilled a campaign promise of pulling the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation deal negotiated under former President Barack ...[Read More]
Monday, August 21st, 2017

Business reporter (possible senior position) for TradeWinds

Description: TradeWinds, a global business newspaper covering the shipping industry, is seeking a reporter for its Stamford bureau. The successful candidate will be expected to cover breaking news for our web edition while delivering exclusive news stories, insightful enterprise stories and well-crafted features for our flagship weekly newspaper and quarterly magazine. This is an opportunity to do ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Knight Chair in Health and Medical Journalism at The University of Georgia

Job Description: The Department of Journalism in the Grady College at the University of Georgia seeks a health and medical journalist of national or international stature to serve as the tenured Knight Chair in Health and Medical Journalism. The position is at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor, with responsibilities in teaching, outreach and service. The successful candidate will direct ...[Read More]
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Aug. 21 at 3 p.m. ET – 10 Great Digital Tools for Business Journalists

For SABEW’s August training session, we’ve teamed up with the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism to present a webinar via the Adobe Connect video-conference platform. The session will introduce business reporters and editors to new web tools and apps that are mostly free, easy to learn, and fun to use. The digital tools will simplify many of the tasks that business journalists ...[Read More]
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Managing Editor for San Diego Business Journal

Job Description: The Managing Editor supervises our team of five reporters, serving as their coach, assigning editor and front-line editor. This person directs our daily news coverage and planning of our weekly print publication, which include big-picture stories, topical special reports, columns, news and feature stories. Qualifications: Duties • Supervise and manage the reporting staff. • ...[Read More]

July 2017

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Reporter for Pacific Coast Business Times

The Pacific Coast Business Times, a weekly business journal covering Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties in California, is looking for a smart, aggressive, experienced reporter to cover real estate, banking, law, nonprofits, biotech, health care and the economy. Applicants should have at least two years of experience covering business for a business publication or general interest ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Investigative Reporter/Analyst for GQG Partners

Job Description: Investment company managing more than $5 billion in assets, with focus on long-term investments, offers a unique opportunity for an investigative journalist with great analytical skills, who is ready to make a career change. As an investment analyst, you will use your reporting skills to connect with a variety of sources, including former employees, when researching companies worldwide. Qualifications: Must ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Web Producer for Pensions & Investments

Job Description: Pensions & Investments is seeking a web producer to be based in Chicago. This is an ideal job for a digitally savvy journalist who has strong news judgment, video editing skills and a knack for optimizing editorial content for the web. A successful candidate will thrive on working with editors and reporters in our Chicago newsroom to produce videos, interactive graphics and other ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Public Relations Specialist for Guidewell Financial Solutions

Job Description: Based in Catonsville, MD, Guidewell Financial Solutions, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization with over 50 years’ experience serving the community, seeks a full-time Public Relations Specialist. The Specialist will work directly withthe agency's leadership team and is responsible for the development and implementation of its communications strategy and objectives. The Specialist ...[Read More]
Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Going Public: Reporting on IPOs

Initial public offerings—the first sales of stock issued by a company to the public—are slowly making a comeback following a dearth of them in the wake of the financial crisis of 2008 and uncertainty about the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. News-making IPOs this year include Snap, Inc., the parent company of communications app Snapchat, which raised $3.4 billion in March, making it ...[Read More]

June 2017

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

The Cashlorette Editor for Bankrate

Description: Like living the luxe life for less? Obsessed with social media, personal finance, coaching a blogger and working with personal finance content? We’re looking for an editor to focus on promoting The Cashlorette brand and personality. Qualifications: You must have experience working on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram and must have a desire to be on the cutting edge of audience development. ...[Read More]
Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Mortgage and Financial Planning Editor for Bankrate

Description: Bankrate.com is on the hunt for a top-notch Mortgage & Financial Planning Editor with great writing, editing and people skills to innovate with and manage an in-house reporting team for one of the most authoritative publications in the personal finance industry. You’ll be charged with managing the writing staff for these beats, conceptualizing and executing online stories from a ...[Read More]
Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Senior Reporter, Business and Economy for Southern California Public Radio / KPCC

Job Description: We’re looking for an energetic reporter who wants to get under the hood of the economy and find stories that illuminate how the region is changing for better or worse and what forces are behind it. The reporter on this beat will be a key member of a statewide reporting collaboration, The California Dream Project, which seeks to explore what has happened to the Golden State's version ...[Read More]
Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Deputy Business Editor for the San Antonio Express-News

Description: The San Antonio Express-News is seeking a deputy business editor to help oversee its nationally acclaimed and award-winning business section, both online and in print. This person will report to the business editor and will assume total responsibility for the section/department when she’s out of the office. The ideal candidate will have deep knowledge covering or overseeing business, ...[Read More]
Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Freelance Investing Writer for U.S. News & World Report

Job Description: U.S. News & World Report, a publisher of news and information that empowers people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives, is actively seeking multiple, experienced contract/freelance business and finance writers to expand the breadth of content available at money.usnews.com. U.S. News is based in Washington, D.C., but contractors/freelancers ...[Read More]
Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Reporter at San Diego Business Journal

Description: The San Diego Business Journal is seeking a reporter to cover health care, tourism, manufacturing and the economy in general. We’re looking for a news driven reporter who can provide context to our B2B audience. We have a daily email newsletter, a robust weekly glossly print product and several annual products. 3-4 years reporting experience required; prior coverage of business, ...[Read More]
Thursday, June 15th, 2017

June 26 at 2:00 p.m. EDT: Covering all the bases – Reporting on Sports Business

Reporting on Sports Business Slides Writing about the business of sports has become more than just game coverage in recent years. In fact, sports business has been elevated to a significant stand-alone beat at many news outlets. The beat offers fertile ground for compelling enterprise and investigative stories on collective bargaining agreements, marketing and management initiatives, intellectual ...[Read More]
Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Training – Covering all the Bases: Reporting on Sports Business

Click the link below to download the slides for this training session: Reporting on Sports Business Slides Writing about the business of sports has become more than just game coverage in recent years. In fact, sports business has been elevated to a significant stand-alone beat at many news outlets. The beat offers fertile ground for compelling enterprise and investigative stories on collective ...[Read More]
Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Reporter at Pacific Coast Business Times

Description: The Pacific Coast Business Times, a weekly business journal covering Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties in California, is looking for a smart, aggressive, experienced reporter to cover real estate, banking, law, nonprofits, biotech, health care and the economy. Applicants should have at least three years of experience covering business for a business publication or ...[Read More]
Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Fourth Annual Larry Birger Young Business Journalist of the Year Award

Entries are being accepted for the fourth annual SABEW award honoring a top young business journalist. The winner will receive $1,500 plus an expense paid trip to New York where the award will be presented during SABEW's annual fall conference, October 12-13, 2017. Journalists 29 years old and younger during 2016 are eligible. (A journalist who turned 30 during 2016 is eligible). The entry deadline ...[Read More]

May 2017

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Business & Finance Editor for T Brand Studio at The New York Times

Description: T Brand Studio is the in-house content and creative agency at The New York Times. We write, film, build and create great stories for brand partners of the Times. We’re looking for a seasoned editor/writer to join out 100+ strong team to help ideate and execute projects. See examples of the work we create HERE and more details on the job listing HERE. Qualifications: 5+ yrs reporting, ...[Read More]
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

Training – Teenage Financial Literacy

Do U.S. high school students have the basic financial literacy skills they need to enter the real world? A report being released Wednesday by the National Center for Education Statistics seeks to answer that question. The report, based on an international survey of the financial literacy skills of 15-year-olds, will examine how U.S. students and educational systems compare with their peers around the ...[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]

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