Archive for 2005

October 2005

Saturday, October 15th, 2005

2005 News: Finding Your Membership Expiration/Renewal Date Online

Are you looking for your membership expiration/renewal date for the Best in Business Contest? Here are directions to the online membership database. Simply click on "Members Only," the button above on the far right. This takes you to the log-in screen. (If you haven't already created a log-in for our website, you can do it here.) Once you"™ve logged-in, you click on "Membership Directory" and ...[Read More]

August 2005

Monday, August 15th, 2005

2005 News: Journalist/Educator Shepard Gets Distinguished Achievement

COLUMBIA, MO -- Shepard is the founding dean of the new graduate school of journalism at City University of New York. However, he is best known for his two decades as editor-in-chief at BusinessWeek magazine. Established in 1993, SABEW's Distinguished Achievement Award annually singles out individuals who made a significant impact on the field of business journalism and who have influenced others ...[Read More]
Monday, August 1st, 2005

2005 News: Memorial fund established for Benita Newton

By Bill Choyke Dear Friends, A number of you have inquired about arrangements for Benita. Here is what I know and the obituary provided to us by the funeral home in Alabama. The funeral will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 6, at the New Lilly Green Baptist Church, 6504 Deatsville Hwy., Deatsville, AL 36022 (334-285-0546). Deatsville is near Montgomery. Hillside Mortuary, 3274 Central Plank Road, ...[Read More]

July 2005

Tuesday, July 26th, 2005

Virginian-Pilot business reporter Benita Newton dies

Benita D. Newton, a business reporter for The Virginian-Pilot, died July 26 after collapsing at work. She was 25. The cause of death has not been determined. It was the second death in three weeks among The Virginian-Pilot's business news staff, which had six reporters. Michael Davis, an award-winning writer, died July 5 of cancer. He was 39. The Pilot's business editor, Bill Choyke, said ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 5th, 2005

Business reporter Michael Davis dies of cancer

By JIM WASHINGTON, The Virginian-Pilot © July 7, 2005 Michael Davis, an award-winning business reporter at The Virginian-Pilot, died Tuesday night. He was 39. Davis felt ill while visiting his parents in Atlanta two weeks ago. Within days doctors told him he had abdominal cancer so advanced that there was nothing they could do. He died with his family around him. "All we wanted ...[Read More]

June 2005

Monday, June 27th, 2005

2005 News: Gerald Loeb Awards Winners Announced by UCLA Anderson School of Management

Byron E. "Barney" Calame of The New York Times Receives Lifetime Achievement Award and Lawrence Minard Editor Award goes to Timothy K. Smith of Fortune NEW YORK, June 27, 2005 "” Journalists from across the nation gathered tonight at New York City's Cipriani 42nd Street for the 2005 Gerald Loeb Awards Banquet, celebrating the best of business, financial and economic journalism. The Loeb Awards, ...[Read More]
Wednesday, June 15th, 2005

2005 News: SABEW Governor wins award for investigative work

Diana Henriques wins the Worth Bingham Prize for her series on financial firms taking advantage of military personnel by selling them overpriced life insurance and mutual funds with excessively high fees. (Henriques discusses her series with Gwen Ifill.) Romenesko Memos    ...[Read More]

May 2005

Wednesday, May 11th, 2005

2005 News: SABEW has new president, six board members for business journalists’ organization.

COLUMBIA, MO., Tuesday, May 11, 2005 - Jonathan Lansner, business columnist for The Orange County Register, is the new president of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. Dave Kansas, Money and Investing editor at The Wall Street Journal, has moved up to vice president. Gail DeGeorge, business editor of the South Florida SunSentinel, is SABEW's new secretary-treasurer. SABEW, with ...[Read More]

April 2005

Friday, April 15th, 2005

2005 News: New York Times Names New Public Editor

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Times has appointed Byron E. Calame, a former editor at The Wall Street Journal, as its new ombudsman. He replaces Daniel Okrent, who will be leaving the Times when his 18-month contract expires next month. Calame, 65, spent 39 years at the Journal, beginning as a reporter and continuing until his retirement in December as deputy managing editor in charge of quality ...[Read More]

March 2005

Tuesday, March 29th, 2005

2005 News: SABEW Best in Business Winners Announced

March 29, 2005 COLUMBIA, MO -- The contest received 643 entries from daily newspapers, business weekly newspapers, magazines, wire services, and business news online sites. This year, SABEW added a contest honoring the best business stories written by journalism students.  Highlights of the contest included: BLOOMBERG NEWS and CRAIN"™S CHICAGO BUSINESS led all news organizations, winning three ...[Read More]
Tuesday, March 15th, 2005

2005 News: SABEW Board Candidates

The election will take place at the 42nd annual conference in May in Seattle. The six candidates with the highest vote totals will serve regular three-year terms. So make sure your plans are made for the conference to let your vote count! The two candidates with the next highest vote counts will fill the remaining year of Gail DeGeorge and Mary Flannery's terms. DeGeorge, of the South Florida SunSentinel, ...[Read More]
Tuesday, March 15th, 2005

2005 News: 2004 a very good year for SABEW

Reported by Carrie Paden, SABEW's executive director: SEATTLE - The Seattle conference was very successful, with a paid attendance of about 223 persons. In addition, we had 18 exhibitors and 88 speakers. SABEW had a very good year in terms of revenue, membership and programming. For 2004, we had net revenue of $66,691 with the annual conference in Fort Worth generating $83,634. The three fall ...[Read More]
Tuesday, March 15th, 2005

2005 News: Kohn Joins Officer Ladder, Becomes President in 2008

ST. LOUIS -- Bernie Kohn, assistant managing editor for business news at The Baltimore Sun, was selected by the SABEW Board of Governors to become the next secretary/treasurer of the organization at the annual conference in the Twin Cities next year. Kohn joined The Sun as an AME in September 2004. He supervises a staff of 20 at The Sun. He previously spent four years as an assistant financial editor ...[Read More]

January 2005

Sunday, January 2nd, 2005

2005 News: SABEW 2006 Best In Business Contest Offers Columnist Category, Online Registration for the First Time

Welcome to the 12th annual SABEW Best in Business (BIB) contest. The contest is for work published during calendar year 2005. For the first time this year, SABEW is offering easy online contest registration at Once you have registered online, you must follow the instructions and mail copies of your stories or newspaper to the SABEW office to complete the entry. February 1, 2006 all ...[Read More]

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