September 20 – Boning Up on Business Journalism Skills at EIJ16

SABEW will be presenting a three-hour session during the Excellence in Journalism 2016 (EIJ16) conference in New Orleans. We’ll cover the essential basics for any business journalist, plus talk about where the jobs are and why you’ll want to go into business journalism if you aren’t in it already. Come prepared to learn about:

  • Following the money: how to find great business-journalism stories
  • Number crunching: covering markets and the economy
  • Companies: find stories hiding in plain sight, with a few quick tips
  • Jobs, jobs, jobs: why business journalism is one of the highest-paid and most-secure parts of the business.


  • Joanna Ossinger, team leader, First Word Americas FX at Bloomberg News
  • Jane Sasseen, executive director, McGrwa Center for Business Journalism, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
  • Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst, Washington bureau chief,
  • Kathleen Graham, executive director, SABEW

Tuesday, Sept. 20
9 a.m. – Noon
Cost: $25 (Register)
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

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