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]
Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Ad for Director of Content with Allured Business Media

Allured Business Media Director of Content Basic Functions: Responsible for leading a team of editors in developing engaging and relevant industry information and building key industry relationships to support the brands’ initiatives. Leads brands’ overall content strategy, channel differentiation strategies/plans, and content discovery utilizing social and SEO best practices. Responsible ...[Read More]
Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Ad for a Real Estate/ Business Reporter at The Desert Sun

The Desert Sun Real Estate & Business Reporter Full-time job Region (West Coast) Application deadline: Looking to fill ASAP Job description and how to apply: Real Estate & Business Reporter: The Desert Sun in Palm Springs, Calif., is searching for a real estate and business reporter who is adept with data, quick to engage with breaking news and can articulate complex issues ...[Read More]
Friday, December 5th, 2014

Ad for a Freelance Writer at Cheapism.com

Cheapism.com Freelance Writer Full-time Region: Telecommute- New York City Application deadline: Open Job description and how to apply:  Cheapism.com is a frugal living and personal finance site that The New York Times has dubbed “a Consumer Reports for the cheap.” From cash-strapped college students to families with tight budgets, readers look to us for money-saving advice. We’re ...[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]
Monday, December 1st, 2014

Ad for a Medical/Science Writer at Ozy.com

Ozy.com Medical/Science Writer Full-time Location: Ideally Mountain View, California, but open to anywhere Application deadline: 12/31/2014 Job Description and how to apply:  We are looking for a medical and science writer who is comfortable and confident developing profiles, trend stories, data-driven articles and thought-pieces. We only do a handful of stories a day, so each piece ...[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]
Monday, November 24th, 2014

Ad for an Assistant Editor with the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report Assistant editor  Full-time Region: Southeast Application deadline: Dec. 31, 2014 Job description and how to apply: The assistant editor will work alongside the executive editor in producing our award-winning biweekly publication. Candidates should possess strong story editing skills and the ability to coach staff reporters, freelancers and photographers ...[Read More]
Monday, November 24th, 2014

Make a difference this holiday season with a tax-deductible gift to SABEW

Dear SABEW Friends, These are exciting times for SABEW, the world’s largest association of business journalists. The impact of our work this year can be seen far beyond our annual conference and recognition of topnotch business reporting honored through our prestigious Best in Business awards. For starters, we offer free training calls attended by upward of 100 people each month. Our recently ...[Read More]
Friday, November 21st, 2014

15 journalists get close-up look at the progress of the ACA at Atlanta seminar

Special to SABEW ATLANTA – On the eve of the second open enrollment period, 15 specially selected journalists were drilled in the business aspects of the nation’s health care law Nov. 13-14 at the suburban Lawrenceville campus of the University of Georgia. The event, sponsored by The Commonwealth Fund, explored the intricacies behind the 4-year-old Affordable Care Act  (ACA) law as millions ...[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]
Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Joanna Ossinger of Bloomberg to be next SABEW President; Wall Street Journal’s Glenn Hall added to executive ladder

Nov. 11, 2014 - Joanna Ossinger, an editor with Bloomberg News, has been named president-elect of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, the largest association of business journalists. Ossinger, currently Treasurer, will take over at the conclusion of SABEW’s annual conference in Chicago, April 23-25, 2015, and will serve a one-year term. She has been at Bloomberg for five years, ...[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]
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. 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 technology. Bryan has written three personal finance books and appears regularly ...[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 23rd, 2014

Ad for Investment Writer or RFP Editor at T. Rowe Price

T. Rowe Price Investment Writer or RFP Editor Full time  Region:  Baltimore, MD, East Coast Application deadline: Open Job Description and how to apply: T. Rowe Price, located in Baltimore, MD, is seeking strategic, creative, and collaborative writers to be a part of our Investment Communications Management and Corporate Marketing & Communications teams. Interest and understanding ...[Read More]
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Ad for Managing Editor at Allured Business Media

Allured Business Media Managing Editor Full time Job description and how to apply: Basic Functions: This position is responsible for developing and executing the company’s content strategy for Skin Inc. and Face & Body brands by acquiring engaging content to support the overall strategic objectives for revenue and growth. The Editor is responsible for setting the editorial tone in ...[Read More]
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Ad for Reporter, Blue Sky Innovation at the Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune Reporter, Blue Sky Innovation Full time  Region: Midwest Application deadline: Nov. 5, 2014  Job description, qualifications, and HOW and WHERE TO APPLY: Blue Sky Innovation, the Chicago Tribune’s online business vertical, is looking for a reporter-writer to join the team covering Chicago’s innovation economy, startup world and technology. You’ll be out covering this world ...[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]
Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Ad for a Freelance Writer for Education Week

 Education Week  Writer  Freelance  Region: Telecommute  Application deadline: Open    Job Description and how to apply: Education Week, the newspaper of record for K-12 education, is seeking freelance business writers to produce articles for a new premium editorial product set to launch in April, 2015. The digital  product will be tailored for CEOs and senior executives of education ...[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]
Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Ad for a Photographer at the San Francisco Business Times

San Francisco Business Times Photographer West Coast San Francisco, CA. Application deadline: Open Job description and how to apply:  The San Francisco Business Times is seeking a photographer with at least two years of newspaper or online experience. The photographer serves as the Times’ visual storyteller and chronicler of personalities, newsworthy events and important business ...[Read More]
Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Download the Fall 2014 TBJ

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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]
Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Ad for an Editorial Researcher at D CEO Magazine

D CEO Magazine Editorial Researcher Full-time  Region: Southwest Application deadline: 10/15/14 Job Description and How to Apply: The business media group of D Magazine Partners, which includes D CEO magazine, D Real Estate Daily, and D Healthcare Daily, is seeking a detail-oriented researcher to join its editorial team. Ideal candidates will have exceptional Excel skills, written ...[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

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Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Ad for a Business Reporter at the Omaha World-Herald

Omaha World-Herald Business reporter Full time Region: Midwest Applications due: 10/05/2014 Job description & how to apply:  The World-Herald is looking for a business reporter who can cover a wide-ranging beat with a combination of spot and enterprise stories for our print and online editions. This beat involves job growth, unemployment, job training and worker safety; telecommunications, ...[Read More]
Friday, September 19th, 2014

Ad for Professor of Practice and Director at Reynolds Business Reporting Bureau

Reynolds Business Reporting Bureau Professor of Practice and Director  Fulltime Southwest Application deadline: Open until filled Job description and how to apply: The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, a national leader in business journalism education, seeks to hire a Professor of Practice and Director to lead the school’s new Reynolds ...[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]

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