Archive for April, 2014

April 2014

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

College Connect: How to get paid for buying groceries (but it requires discipline)

By Madeline O’Leary I have a food-buying problem. That's mainly due to the fact that I like to cook. But I've still been to the grocery store three times in the past week, and I've spent over $100 because of those visits. Aside from housing, it's safe to say that the next largest chunk of my income evaporates at the grocery store. Soon, I plan to get a credit card, and I've conveniently discovered ...[Read More]
Monday, April 21st, 2014

CUNY Seeks Business Journalists for New 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, April 21st, 2014

Past teletraining: Freelance Training: Secrets to Success, Monday, April 28, 2 p.m. Eastern

Freelance Training: Secrets to Success New to freelancing? Think it might be in your future? You’ll get some tips of the trade from some of the best in the biz in this session. You’ll find out how to find work, what editors expect from freelancers today and how to negotiate pay. You’ll also get some helpful resources you can use. Join us…  April 28, 2 p.m. Eastern Download the call ...[Read More]
Monday, April 21st, 2014

Download the Spring 2014 TBJ

Download the Spring 2014 TBJ here....[Read More]
Thursday, April 17th, 2014

VIDEO- Michael Lewis- March 28, 2014

SABEW Luncheon with author Michael Lewis On Friday March 28, 2014, author Michael Lewis was the recipient of SABEW's Distinguished Achievement Award. Lewis was interviewed by long time journalist Diana Henriques during a luncheon in his honor. Here are videos from that luncheon. "The Art of Winning an Unfair Game" by Jacqueline Bolivar, Cronkite student reporter   Michael Lewis at ...[Read More]
Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Ad for a Business reporter at The News Journal

 The News Journal Business reporter Full-Time Region: Mid-Atlantic Application deadline: Open Job description and how to apply: The News Journal, the print and online media leader for the state of Delaware, is looking for a business reporter to cover banking, real estate and retail in an intense financial industry located in the shadow of Wall Street. Delaware is the incorporation ...[Read More]
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

VIDEO- Bob Parsons addresses business journalists at the opening night reception of SABEW’s spring conference

  Bob Parsons speaks at the SABEW 2014 Spring Conference. By Curtis Davis   Bob Parsons at the opening reception of SABEW's 2014 Spring Conference. By Mark Mingura ...[Read More]
Friday, April 11th, 2014

Dates announced for SABEW’s 2014 fall conference: October 9 & 10 at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

SPECIAL to SABEW For the fifth year in a row, SABEW will conduct its fall conference at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism in New York City.  The dates:  Oct. 9-10. Registration information is available here. “The SABEW fall conference never fails to make news and is a great place for networking and training,” said SABEW President Marty Wolk, managing editor ...[Read More]
Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

President’s letter: How I got here

By Marty Wolk April 2014 I’ve been coming to SABEW events for a long time, since I was first dragged to one by my old Reuters pal Dick Satran when he was on the board of governors in the 1990s. After I moved to Seattle, I attended (and covered) two memorable SABEW conferences, including one where Bill Gates spoke in an intimate setting, and another where Steve Ballmer declared that Microsoft ...[Read More]
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Board of Governors’ duties

Duties of Board Members The work of board members is vital to the operation of SABEW, whose programs and services are largely formulated and carried out by members of the Board of Governors. The Board works in close cooperation with the executive director, officers and the Phoenix headquarters staff. Here is a summary of the general duties and obligations of SABEW board members. Board members ...[Read More]
Monday, April 7th, 2014

SABEW installs new president, leadership team; 51st conference draws 225 to Cronkite School

SPECIAL TO SABEW The Society of American Business Editors and Writers concluded its 51st annual conference March 29 by installing a new president and announcing new board members and executive officers. Marty Wolk, managing editor of MSN Money, took over for a one-year term as president of the 4,000-member organization at the conclusion of the conference in Phoenix.  Wolk also was the conference ...[Read More]
Friday, April 4th, 2014

University of Georgia students learn from top business journalists in NYC as part of SABEW fellowship, Part 2

By Kathleen LaPorte and Cailin O'Brien NEW YORK- Business journalists still report stories from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange even though computer trading has reduced the action there, but the audience for those stories has expanded well beyond the affluent investors often associated with Wall Street. At a time when the average smartphone can easily display stock prices and companies ...[Read More]
Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

University of Georgia students learn from top business journalists in NYC as part of SABEW fellowship

By Nicholas Fouriezos and Maria Torres NEW YORK- Trading beaches and sun tans for the blustery streets of New York, four University of Georgia journalism students spent their spring break studying business news in the nation’s financial capital. The students met with editors and reporters at the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News and Yahoo Finance. They also visited the trading desk at ...[Read More]

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