January is the time of the year when money management and personal finance are at the top of many people’s minds. Readers are eager for advice and information about setting their household budgets, getting debt under control, preparing to buy or sell a house and making preparations for tax season.
On SABEW’s next teletraining session, hear from a panel of experts as they discuss fresh ways that reporters and editors can tackle these important personal finance topics, and make your coverage stand out from the rest.
Jeff Herman is a managing editor for CreditCards.com, where he assigns and edits credit and personal finance stories and blog posts for the main site. He also edits stories for the company’s sites in the U.K. and Canada. Jeff has worked for news websites and newspapers in St. Louis, Tampa and Indianapolis, and was one of the founding editors of the New York Times Editing Center in Gainesville, Florida.
Simon Constable is a freelance economics and personal finance writer. He has written for The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, TheStreet, Forbes, and U.S. News & World Report, as well as many other well-known publications. He co-authored “The WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators that Really Matter,” which was an economics category winner in the Small Business Book Awards at Small Business Trends. Constable is also a fellow at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health and the Study of Business Enterprise.
Susannah Snider is the personal finance editor at U.S. News & World Report. Since 2010, she has reported on a wide range of personal finance topics, from consumer travel to college financial aid, student loans and employment. Snider previously worked as a staff writer at Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine and holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California. She has appeared as a personal finance expert on television, radio and in print, including on “Fox & Friends,” “The Tavis Smiley Show” and Fox Business News.