Archive for 2014

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]
Friday, December 5th, 2014

2015 Goldschmidt Data Immersion Workshop- Washington, D.C., Feb. 9-13

Special to SABEW PHOENIX -- The Society of American Business Editors and Writers has selected 20 business journalists for a weeklong seminar in Washington, D.C., in February that will immerse them in data and accounting skills. Journalists will learn and work with experts at the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Census and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to explore the large cache of data ...[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]
Thursday, November 20th, 2014

SABEW Canada’s Holiday Party!

Join us for the first SABEW holiday party at Bar Wellington on December 10th! The party is free for members, $20 for non-members. Register here. Some drinks and food will be provided. More details coming soon. Please contact Bryan Borzykowski for questions regarding the event....[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]
Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

CUNY Seeks Business Journalists for Fellowship Program

Applications are now open for The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, a new program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism designed to support in-­‐depth, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the U.S. economy and business. In an age when many news organizations no longer have resources to tackle complex, time-­‐ consuming stories, the McGraw Fellowships will enable accomplished ...[Read More]
Monday, November 17th, 2014

Past Teletraining: “Cybersecurity and the holiday retail season”

Cybersecurity and the holiday retail season November 17, 2014, 2 PM ET The holiday shopping season has always been prime season for data breaches. And this year, coming on the heels of a series of high-profile data breaches, promises to be no different. Just in time for the holiday retail season, this SABEW panel will help you break down cybersecurity issues and how to cover them. We’ll look ...[Read More]
Thursday, November 13th, 2014

SABEW’s 2015 conference to highlight Chicago strengths- Nobel-winning economists, high-tech startups and advanced training

CHICAGO – SABEW’s 2015 conference will kick off Thursday, April 23, with an all-star panel of economists, and that is just the start of what promises to be an exciting weekend in the Windy City. The opening night panel, sponsored by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, will feature economists Austan Goolsbee, Randal Kroszner and Richard Thaler. US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker ...[Read More]
Monday, November 10th, 2014

Teletraining: “Cybersecurity and the holiday retail season,” Monday, November 17, 2014, 2PM EST

Cybersecurity and the holiday retail season November 17, 2014, 2 PM EST The holiday shopping season has always been prime season for data breaches. And this year, coming on the heels of a series of high-profile data breaches, promises to be no different. Just in time for the holiday retail season, this SABEW panel will help you break down cybersecurity issues and how to cover them. We’ll look ...[Read More]
Monday, November 10th, 2014

Fellows sought for Goldschmidt data immersion/government workshop in Washington in February

PHOENIX – Reporters who want to learn more about federal data and the business of government are invited to be part of the 2nd Annual Goldschmidt data immersion training being conducted by SABEW in February. The weeklong session, Feb. 9-13, is thanks to  a grant from the Chicago-based Walter and Karla Goldschmidt Family Foundation. The training will bring journalists to Washington, D.C., to climb ...[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]

October 2014

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Bryan Borzykowski

Bryan Borzykowski is a Canadian-based business editor and writer, who now resides in Winnipeg after living in Toronto for nearly 16 years. Bryan has 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 ...[Read More]
Monday, October 27th, 2014

SABEW members invited to attend half-day workshop focussed on impact investing

Please note that the event will be postponed with a new date to be announced soon and an exciting slate of speakers. All journalist stipends will be honored from previous RSVPs for the event. Special to SABEW The Case Foundation is hosting a private journalist and communicator gathering in New York to help educate and raise awareness around impact investing and social entrepreneurship. SABEW ...[Read More]
Monday, October 27th, 2014

Past Teletraining: “Rising Health Care Costs: How to uncover stories”

Rising Health Care Costs: How to uncover stories October 27, 2014 Rising costs are one of the biggest trends in health care, and SABEW has a session aimed squarely at how to cover that issue. Our panel will examine the cost of health care, from how insurers use the levers they have in policy design to curb costs, to whether drug companies are gouging payers with high drug prices. Just as importantly, ...[Read More]
Thursday, October 16th, 2014

2013 BiB Winner: “Down the line: how TransCanada fumbled the Keystone pipeline project.”

In the 2013 Best in Business contest, the Globe and Mail, won three awards. In the category of newspaper features, Nathan VanderKlippe won first prize for his piece, "Down the line: how TransCanada fumbled the Keystone pipeline project." With graphics, video, photo galleries and solid reporting, a complex story is told with accuracy and a human touch.  Experience the full report here. What ...[Read More]
Thursday, October 16th, 2014

2013 BiB Winner: “Inside the fall of Blackberry: How the smartphone inventor failed to adapt” by the Globe and Mail

In the 2013 Best in Business contest, the Globe and Mail, won three awards. A team of journalists, including Jacquie McNish, Sean Silcoff, Steve Ladurantaye, Iain Marlow, Tim Kiladze and Boyd Erman, produced this award-winning work. A finalist in two categories in the 2013 BiB, "Inside the fall of Blackberry," is a thorough and intriguing piece of journalism. What the judges said: The judges ...[Read More]
Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

2013 BiB Winner: “Lac-Mégantic” by the Globe and Mail

In the 2013 Best in Business contest, the Globe and Mail, won three awards. “Lac-Mégantic,” by Grant Robertson and Jacquie McNish was not only an example of exemplary investigative reporting but the video presentation at the award ceremony was one of the highlights of the evening.  This is what the judges said about Lac-Mégantic: The Globe and Mail wasn’t the only news organization ...[Read More]
Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Data-driven interactive reporting engages digital audience

By Matt Zuzulo NEW YORK - Members of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers gathered for a conference on Friday, Oct. 10 at the McGraw Center for Business Journalism at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Speakers Ben Casselman of FiveThirtyEight, Neil Irwin of the New York Times, Matthew Philips of Quartz and Moderator Annalyn Kurtz of Columbia University discussed the growth of data-driven ...[Read More]
Friday, October 10th, 2014

McGraw Symposium kicks off the SABEW fall conference

By Kylie Gumpert, Cronkite School of Journalism If there’s anything that three of business journalism’s top digital leaders can agree on, it’s that digital journalism is profoundly different from anything that’s been tackled so far, and it sure is riveting. CEO and editor-in-chief Henry Blodget of Business Insider, which overtook the Wall Street Journal in terms of visitors by 5 million ...[Read More]
Friday, October 10th, 2014

Baldwin pledges $100,000 to SABEW for international expansion

Special to SABEW Kenneth Baldwin Jr. has pledged $100,000 in support of expansion plans to train a new generation of business editors and writers in the United States and Canada. Baldwin's four-year pledge to SABEW reflects his foundational belief that business journalism matters to people. And he's backed that up with previous donations to SABEW and the University of South Carolina journalism ...[Read More]
Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Kathleen Graham, nonprofit journalism training veteran, named executive director of SABEW

Special to SABEW Kathleen Graham, a longtime journalism association executive, has been appointed executive director of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, the largest association of business journalists. Graham comes to SABEW from Alfred Friendly Press Partners in Washington, D.C., where she served as executive director. During her leadership at Alfred Friendly, she oversaw a distinguished ...[Read More]
Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Lisa Gibbs receives SABEW’s top honor, the President’s Award

Lisa Gibbs, newly appointed business editor of The Associated Press, will be recognized by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers with one of its highest honors, the President’s Award. Gibbs will receive the honor Thursday evening, Oct. 9, at the inaugural McGraw Symposium to be held at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in Midtown Manhattan. Gibbs, a former SABEW board member, ...[Read More]

September 2014

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Two new appointments round out SABEW Board of Governors

Special to SABEW 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 (at right), 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 ...[Read More]
Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Summer Ethics Fellowship for Journalists at Auschwitz

Special to SABEW FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics), in collaboration with The Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, is now accepting applications for a fellowship that uses the conduct of journalists during the Holocaust and in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive two-week summer program on contemporary journalism ethics.  ...[Read More]
Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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

...[Read More]
Friday, September 19th, 2014

SPJ and the Medill School of Journalism present a discussion on net neutrality and why journalists should care: Tuesday, Oct. 14 in Washington, D.C.

The Society of Professional Journalists and  Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism are co-sponsoring a panel discussion addressing why the media should care about net neutrality.   Government, nonprofit and media representatives will discuss the importance of net neutrality to journalists, how accurately media have covered the issue and whether it's related to the First Amendment ...[Read More]
Monday, September 15th, 2014

Past Teletraining:”Data is king: How to use and analyze economic reports,” Monday, September 15, 2014

Data is king: How to use and analyze economic reports Monday, September 15, 2014 The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis led a session that can help you find and interpret data for your stories. Participants learned how to mine data on the BEA website and create fast charts and maps using the agency’s interactive tools. The call also reviewed the BEA’s two newest data series, which track ...[Read More]
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]
Thursday, September 11th, 2014

New scholarship available in honor of journalist James Foley

Special to SABEW James Madison University and Iowa State University have come together to offer the James Foley Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship has been established in memory of the photojournalist who was tragically executed while covering the war in Syria. The $5000 photojournalism scholarship covers tuition, program fees and meals for participation in our Urbino program, jointly ...[Read More]
Thursday, September 4th, 2014

SABEW Canada launches with an event in Toronto, Sept. 30

By Bryan Borzykowski On Tuesday, September 30, SABEW Canada will hold its first official event at the Rotman School of Management. While the Society of American Business Editors and Writers has been putting on an annual Canadian talk each year since 2010, this event marks the organization’s official launch in Canada. John McCorry, Bloomberg’s Executive Editor for the Americas ...[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]
Monday, August 18th, 2014

Teletraining: “Data is king: How to use and analyze economic reports,” Monday, September 15, 2 p.m. EST

  Data is king: How to use and analyze economic reports Monday, September 15, 2 p.m. EST The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis will lead a session that helps you find and interpret data for your stories. Participants will learn how to mine data on the BEA website and create fast charts and maps using the agency’s interactive tools. The call will also review the BEA’s two newest data ...[Read More]
Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

One-day Personal Finance Writers Workshop, Thursday, Oct. 9 in NYC

Save the Date: SABEW-NEFE Personal Finance Reporting Workshop Thursday, October 9, 2014 (before the start of the SABEW fall conference at CUNY) Convene Times Square 810 7th Avenue (Between 52nd and 53rd Streets), 23rd Floor New York, NY 10019 The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) and the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) again are offering a one-day personal ...[Read More]
Monday, August 4th, 2014

Special rate for SABEW members at FinCon 14 in New Orleans, September 18-20

Special to SABEW August 4, 2014- Attention all personal finance and investing writers! #FinCon14 (Where Money and Media Meet) is just around the corner. As a thank you for how well we were treated at this year's Spring SABEW Conference, I want you, as a SABEW member, to attend FinCon14 at a special rate. FinCon is a three-day conference for the financial media community. Attendees connect, learn ...[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]
Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

NLGJA Announces Adam Pawlus as New Executive Director

NLGJA Announces Adam Pawlus as New Executive Director Pawlus to Lead Premier LGBT Journalists Group Washington, D.C. – Today the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) announced that Adam K. Pawlus has assumed its top staff post and will oversee its efforts to ensure fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues. As executive director, he will lead NLGJA's flagship programs, including ...[Read More]
Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Free webinar for journalists on understanding earnings disclosures, July 30, 1PM EST

Special to SABEW  Sageworks Institute will be hosting a free webinar for journalists on understanding earnings releases on Wednesday, July 30 at 1 PM Eastern. This webinar focuses on analyzing those disclosures and highlights the importance of attending earnings conference calls. Using GE’s earnings release as an example, Bill Mayew will guide journalists through how to find news in ...[Read More]
Thursday, July 10th, 2014

National Press Foundation offers two all-expense-paid fellowships for the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, October 12 –15

Special to SABEW Each year, the National Press Foundation offers two all-expense-paid fellowships to working print, online or broadcast journalists based in the U.S. for the annual October "Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists," at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. The fellowship includes full tuition, housing, most meals and round trip transportation. The ...[Read More]
Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Renee McGivern named interim executive director of SABEW

Special to SABEW PHOENIX, Ariz. – Renee McGivern, a consultant with extensive experience leading news associations, has been appointed interim executive director of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, effective July 1. McGivern spent nearly two decades as head of the Minnesota Newspaper Foundation and served as interim executive director at the National Scholastic Press Association. She ...[Read More]

June 2014

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Sageworks Institute survey seeks to understand the training needs of journalists

Special to SABEW June 30, 2014-  Sageworks Institute, a not-for-profit organization that provides free resources to help journalists better understand financial analysis, just released a survey. The purpose is to understand what educational topics the organization should cover and so, your journalists would have an opportunity to request the training materials they really need. Please take ...[Read More]
Friday, June 27th, 2014

The American Copy Editors Society offers Editing Boot Camps throughout the country: Line-up includes trainings in Chicago; Montreal; Nashville, Tennessee; Omaha, Nebraska; and Palm Springs, California

Special to SABEW June 26, 2014 – The American Copy Editors Society (ACES) announces this year’s schedule of its Editing Boot Camps, a series of intensive regional trainings held in cities across the United States and Canada for editors and people who edit as part of their job. The workshops are presented by knowledgeable and experienced editors of ACES’ executive leadership team, and will ...[Read More]

SABEW - Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication,
Arizona State University

555 North Central Ave, Suite 406 E, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1248

E-mail: sabew@sabew.org

©2001 - 2019 Society of American Business Editors and Writers, Inc.

SABEW Home