Archive for 2018

September 2018

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Jenny Paurys

Jenny Paurys is the news desk manager at S&P Global Market Intelligence where she oversees her newsroom’s coverage of the global consumer staples and discretionary sectors. Paurys’ business journalism career includes turns as a reporter, editor and data journalist. She is also the co-founder of a small writing and editing company that assists a wide variety of clients with their content ...[Read More]
Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Results of the state of the industry snapshot survey for members

SABEW and rbb Communications Snapshot Survey Results 80 Respondants Question 1 Answers * It seems like the general tone and tenor of today’s environment has forced reporters to use “unnamed sources” more than ever.  What below best reflects your feeling on this? 1. There is a distinct, growing skepticism about the use of unnamed sources, fueled ...[Read More]
Monday, September 17th, 2018

Editor, Audience Development at S&P Global

Job Description: You will be working with marketing across customer types to boost the visibility of S&P Global Market Intelligence news across product platforms and to drive traffic to the desktop. You will raise brand awareness by fostering the use of social media within news, working closely with S&P Global Market Intelligence marketing and social media teams. This includes the growth of ...[Read More]
Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

SABEW 2018 Fall Spotlight

New Format and Fresh Content for SABEW’s Fall Conference #SABEWNYC18 is Thursday, Oct. 25, at Reuters in New York. Whether you’re seeking skills training, content ideas or networking opportunities, you’ll leave inspired and with useful information for your newsroom. Sept. 21 is the early bird registration and special discounted hotel rate deadline (unless the hotel block ...[Read More]
Monday, September 10th, 2018

Robert Hackett Larry Birger Award 2018 Finalist

The 2018 judging panel chose to honor Robert Hackett of Fortune as one of two finalists for the 2018 Larry Birger Young Business Journalist Award. Robert Hackett is a senior writer at Fortune, where he covers technology and business. He is a cofounding editor of The Ledger, Fortune’s fintech franchise, and a co-chair of Fortune’s Brainstorm Finance conference in Montauk. He co-hosts two ...[Read More]
Monday, September 10th, 2018

Dani Burger Larry Birger Award 2018 Finalist

The 2018 judging panel chose to honor Dani Burger of Bloomberg News as one of two finalists for the 2018 Larry Birger Young Business Journalist Award. Burger is a London-based markets reporter, focusing on global cross-asset trends and rules-based investing since joining Bloomberg in 2014. She leads Bloomberg's coverage of quantitative investing, specializing in strategies that are rapidly changing ...[Read More]
Monday, September 10th, 2018

CHEDDAR’S ALEX HEATH WINS SABEW’s BIRGER AWARD FOR YOUNG BUSINESS JOURNALISTS

Alex Heath, 25, a senior reporter for Cheddar, is the 2018 winner of the Larry Birger Young Business Journalist contest, honoring journalists younger than 30. Additionally, the judging panel chose to honor two finalists Dani Burger of Bloomberg News and Robert Hackett of Fortune.  Made possible by a $7,500 gift from rbb Communications of Miami, the award commemorates Larry Birger, a former ...[Read More]
Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

SABEW stands with Reuters in condemning the sentencing of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo in Myanmar

The Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) stands with member news organization Reuters in condemning the unjust sentencing on Sept. 3 of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. They were sentenced to seven years in prison on charges of illegal possession of official documents. Police in Myanmar detained the two reporters on Dec. 12, 2017, for allegedly “obtaining state ...[Read More]

August 2018

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Reporter, U.S. Power Sector at S&P Global

Job Description: You will work closely with editors and journalists around the world to identify the most important news developments in power sector sector, reporting on breaking news, developing data-driven reports using S&P Global data and crafting feature-length, proprietary stories on key industry trends. Job Qualifications: Knowledge of U.S. electricity markets and financial aspects of ...[Read More]
Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Senior Editor, LCD at S&P Global

Job Description: The role will provide coverage of the US leveraged finance markets, which could entail leveraged loans, high yield bonds, private equity, distressed debt, or bankruptcies/restructurings. You will collaborate across LCD's group, reporting and writing both straight news and feature-length stories. Job Qualifications: Bachelor degree, preferably in area of expertise; Experience as ...[Read More]
Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Financial News Editor at S&P Global

Job Description: This is an exciting position in our digital newsroom as we expand our news service around the world. The Latin America-focused team is part of a worldwide team encompassing banks, insurance companies and other financial services as well as regulatory bodies and other institutions. In this high-profile position, you will be part of our larger Financial Institutions news team of around ...[Read More]
Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Senior Private Equity Reporter at S&P Global

Job Description: This new position expands our long-standing financial news coverage to the private market. We need a self-motivated reporter passionate about digging into the dynamics and complexities of the space to provide clients with the news and analysis they need to make sound decisions. You will be able to quickly move from one assignment to the next. Job Qualifications: 2+ years of reporting ...[Read More]
Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Tech reporter-Enterprise Tech at S&P Global

Job Description: Your content reaches an influential readership that includes the major players at media and entertainment conglomerates, pay TV and broadband providers, online video outfits, top hardware and software companies, as well as leading global financial institutions. Utilizing our massive database, with comprehensive analytics of the market, regulatory and corporate data that impacts our ...[Read More]
Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Tech reporter-Information Technology at S&P Global

Job Description: Your content reaches an influential readership that includes the major players at media and entertainment conglomerates, pay TV and broadband providers, online video outfits, top hardware and software companies, as well as leading global financial institutions. Utilizing our massive database, with comprehensive analytics of the market, regulatory and corporate data that impacts our ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Reporter at Pensions & Investments

Job Description: Pensions & Investments, Crain Communications’ international newspaper of money management, is seeking two experienced reporters to join our team. These journalists will report, write and produce editorial content for P&I print and digital publications and the publication’s website, pionline.com. Such content includes, but is not limited to, breaking news articles, news ...[Read More]
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

SABEW welcomes Jenny Paurys, news desk manager at S&P Global Market Intelligence, to its board of governors

Jenny Paurys, news desk manager at S&P Global Market Intelligence, has been appointed to the board of governors of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW). Paurys oversees her newsroom’s coverage of the global consumer staples and discretionary sectors. Paurys takes the place of S&P Global Market Intelligence SABEW board member Amy Gleason. Gleason was recently ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Company Town Reporter at the Los Angeles Times

Job Description: The Los Angeles Times is looking for an enterprise reporter for the Company Town team in the Business department. Job Qualifications: This reporter would be responsible for handling investigative and enterprise pieces about the business of Hollywood and its key players. The successful candidate should have a track record of breaking substantial stories and a deep knowledge of ...[Read More]
Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

SABEW supports August 16th campaign defending press freedom

SABEW and its members are working to draw attention to the importance of a free press. On August 16, journalists from around the country will disseminate editorials supporting the First Amendment. As the nation's leading association of business journalists, we wholeheartedly support robust, fair and accurate reporting. The importance of our mission is underscored by the First Amendment....[Read More]
Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Technology Editor at Los Angeles Times

Job Description: The Los Angeles Times is looking for an editor to build and run our fast-growing coverage of technology. Job Qualifications: Candidates should have experience managing a team of reporters and a track record of handling breaking news and assigning strong enterprise and investigations. They should understand the ways in which technology is affecting every individual and every industry. ...[Read More]
Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Business Editor at Los Angeles Times

Job Description: The Los Angeles Times is looking for an editor to run our award-winning Business team. Job Qualifications: This editor will shape a section that is expanding under The Times’ new, local ownership, and a staff that has distinguished itself with coverage of the immigrant workforce, tech startups and the housing shortage while pursuing stories about Hollywood’s MeToo scandals, ...[Read More]
Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

California Economy Reporter at Los Angeles Times

Job Description: The Los Angeles Times is looking for an experienced reporter to cover the world’s fifth-largest economy, California. Job Qualifications: The position calls for strong reporting on topics such as labor, immigrant workers, the gig economy, trade, competitiveness and automation. A successful candidate would be able to compose a smart list of enterprise ideas and work with colleagues ...[Read More]
Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Senior Content Editor at GrowthSpotter.com – Orlando Sentinel Media Group

Job Description: The Orlando Sentinel is seeking an experienced Senior Content Editor to lead GrowthSpotter.com, which covers Metro Orlando’s dynamic real-estate market and related development. Publishing five days a week since May 2015, GrowthSpotter is a premium digital subscription service for a niche audience of real estate professionals, including developers, contractors, architects, civil ...[Read More]

July 2018

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) Unveils New Logo

SABEW has launched a new logo in conjunction with its name change to the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing. The logo also represents a more modern and evolving organization. "The logo better communicates what SABEW stands for today," said SABEW Executive Director Kathleen Graham. "We've used visual elements to emphasize our forward-thinking mindset, and digital and global expansion ...[Read More]
Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Financial Reporter at LatinFinance

Job Description: Capital markets coverage, strong focus on debt market, M&A, loans, structured finance. Job Qualifications: Fluency in Spanish or Portuguese. How to Apply: Send email with resume to cecilia.tornaghi@latinfinance.com  ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

How to mine government contracting data for stories in your own backyard

A key lesson for business reporters is to follow the money to get the story. Nowhere is this truer than with federal, state, and local governments, which spend hundreds of billions of dollars annually on goods and services. They are the primary buyers of technology of all shapes and sizes, ranging from IT services to cloud-based software, electronic warfare and blockchain data storage. Companies large ...[Read More]
Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Tourism Business Reporter at the Miami Herald

Job Description –This reporter will be a self-starter who explores news and trends in cruising, air travel, hotels and attractions as they relate to the South Florida market. S/he breaks news related to local companies and local interests, with an emphasis on stories that affect consumers. On this fast-paced beat, this requires staying abreast of developments by monitoring releases, social media ...[Read More]
Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Business Reporter for The Columbian Newspaper

Job Description: The Columbian, Southwest Washington’s news leader in print and online, seeks a full-time reporter to join its metro news team covering business. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, with occasional overtime and weekend work. The ideal candidate will enjoy both hard news and enterprise work, and will regularly produce in-depth packages for Sunday Business sections and ...[Read More]
Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Business Editor at The Columbian Newspaper

Job Description: The Columbian, Southwest Washington’s news leader in print and online, seeks a full-time business editor to join its newsroom. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, with some on-call weekend work. This re-created position includes a blend of writing and editing duties. The business editor will supervise one reporter, and assist the editor and metro editor in producing ...[Read More]
Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Research Manager at Stacker

Job Description: Stacker transforms expert analysis into easy-to-digest stories, creating data-driven journalism across dozens of topics - from entertainment to the economy. Founded in summer 2017, Stacker has grown to reach over 150 million monthly page views, syndicated across MSN.com and other publishers. We’re looking for analytical, curious individuals to help research and construct stories, ...[Read More]
Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Partnerships Associate at CNBC

Job Description: CNBC is seeking a Partnerships Associate to join the Audience Growth team with a focus on YouTube. The ideal candidate is driven by ambitious goals, obsessed with YouTube, understands viral video trends, and has superb analytical skills. Proficiency in Photoshop, copy-editing, and an interest in business news are must-haves for the position. This is a great opportunity to work ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Reporter at Cheddar

Job Description: Cheddar is looking for enterprising, creative reporters who can break exclusive news on the most competitive beats in tech. These desired areas of coverage include, but are not limited to, companies like Uber and Tesla that are reshaping the future of transportation, the business of the rapidly changing gaming industry, and tech giants like Google and Amazon. The ideal candidate ...[Read More]
Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Business Reporter at The Seattle Times

Job Description: The Seattle Times is excited to announce an opening for a Business Reporter (General Assignment) to cover a range of news and enterprise stories with insight and verve. From technology and innovation to old-school industries, public companies to family firms, quick news breaks to analysis and investigative pieces – the successful candidate will be able to do it all. This position ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Editor, Investing at U.S. News & World Report

J0b Description: The Consumer Advice team at U.S. News & World Report, which strives to help people make smarter decisions when it comes to saving and spending, retirement, careers and investing, is seeking a skilled editor to join our enthusiastic team of writers and editors producing online investing content. This Investing Editor role includes working with staff writers and freelancers, as well ...[Read More]

June 2018

Friday, June 29th, 2018

SABEW offers condolences to the Capital Gazette newsroom

The murderous assault on the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, MD, has left us heartbroken. As members of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, we wish to express our condolences to the families and co-workers of the slain members of that newsroom. The rampage was an assault on the journalists there – and on free speech everywhere. We support the news professionals who have been left ...[Read More]
Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Reporter at The Denver Post

Job Description: Seeking experienced business reporters. Looking for people with passion and deep commitment to the role of the newspaper. Ability to ask hard questions and dig for documents but also able to conduct the most sensitive interviews. The successful candidate should know how to select stories that drive conversations and affect the lives of our readers. Should know how to construct a complicated ...[Read More]
Monday, June 18th, 2018

Freelance Journalism: Getting down to business

Flexibility. Working remotely. Being your own boss. Freelance writing offers many benefits, but it requires a business mindset. On SABEW’s next training session, we’ll talk about how to run your freelance business like a true business, addressing things like keeping track of clients, growing revenue, managing invoices, setting up a home office and adopting an entrepreneurial mindset needed to be ...[Read More]
Monday, June 18th, 2018

SABEW Spotlight – Summer 2018

Birger Award The fifth annual Larry Birger Young Business Journalist Award contest is open. The deadline for entries is July 31 at 5:00 p.m. ET. The winner will receive $1,500 plus an expense paid trip to SABEW’s next conference where the award will be presented. A total of 29 young journalists entered in 2017, with one winner and two finalists named. Business of Health Care Summit Sixteen ...[Read More]
Monday, June 18th, 2018

Retail Reporter for StarTribune

Job Description: The Minneapolis Star Tribune is looking for an ambitious, aggressive reporter to cover the retail industry. This is a high-profile beat that includes two of the top U.S. retailers, Target and Best Buy, as well as the nation’s biggest shopping complex, the Mall of America. Job Qualifications: We need a reporter who can help readers understand what’s next for an industry in the ...[Read More]
Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Associate Publisher for Marijuana Business Daily

Job Overview: Marijuana Business Daily (MJBizDaily), since 2011 the best-known producer of B2B news and trade shows serving executives and major investors in America's $6 billion cannabis industry, is seeking an associate publisher to help lead the business and editorial sides of our website, magazine and other content-related offerings. You'll be based in our Denver office reporting to the Vice ...[Read More]
Monday, June 11th, 2018

Copy Editor for SABEW

The Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) is seeking a freelance contract copy editor to edit marketing materials, press releases, grant documents and other business correspondence.  This is a virtual contract position with approximately five to seven documents per week in the Spring and Fall and one per week other times during the year. Must have newsroom experience copy editing ...[Read More]
Monday, June 11th, 2018

Dig Deep into Health Care Data

How do you get past the press release on the health beat? The hardest thing for reporters, veterans or newbies alike, is knowing where to look for information. What kind of financial shape is your local hospital or health insurer? How does the state or federal government rate that nursing home? Does a particular doctor have an unusually high number of medical malpractice claims? We are going to dig ...[Read More]
Friday, June 8th, 2018

SABEW, Reporters’ Groups Decry Seizure of NYT Reporter’s Records

Following reports that the Justice Department seized telephone and electronic communication records of a New York Times reporter, leaders of the National Press Club and several professional journalism organizations plan to invite Attorney General Jeff Sessions to meet about the dangers such investigative techniques pose to a free press and the democracy that depends upon it. Members of the working ...[Read More]
Friday, June 1st, 2018

Real Estate Reporter at San Francisco Business Times

Job Description: Are you the next star commercial real estate reporter for the San Francisco Business Times? We're seeking an experienced, scoop-driven, hard news animal of a reporter to continue our long-term ownership of the commercial real estate beat. You'll provide a steady diet of exclusive breaking news for our online daily edition, and longer-form stories for our weekly print product and special ...[Read More]

May 2018

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

SABEW announces 2018 Health Care Fellows

View the 2018 Health Care Symposium agenda. Sixteen journalists have been selected as fellows for SABEW’s sixth annual Health Care Symposium made possible by a grant from The Commonwealth Fund. The group will gather in Washington, D.C., June 28-30 at the National Press Club and at the Bloomberg, Washington, D.C. bureau. The symposium will help the fellows better understand health-care economics ...[Read More]
Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Larry Birger Young Business Journalist contest is open for entries!

The fifth annual SABEW award contest honoring a top young business journalist is now open for entries. The winner will receive $1,500 plus an expense paid trip to SABEW’s next conference where the award will be presented. Journalists 29 years old and younger during 2017 are eligible. (A journalist who turned 30 during 2017 is eligible).  About Larry Birger The Larry Birger Young Business Journalist ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Remembering Warren Watson, former SABEW executive director

SABEW mourns the loss of Warren Watson. This obituary is written by his longtime friend and SABEW Chair Marty Steffens, a professor at the University of Missouri   Former SABEW executive director Warren Watson died May 27 at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta, where he had been hospitalized since mid-December with complications of diabetes. The longtime journalist and nonprofit executive ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Maintaining the Quality and Integrity of US Government Data: A Discussion and Mixer for Journalists and Economists

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 3:15 - 5:15 PM Four Seasons Hotel, Washington, DC Speakers: Brian Moyer, director, BEA William Wiatrowski, acting commissioner, BLS Stephanie Studds, chief, Economic Indicators Division, U.S. Census Bureau Moderator: Lydia DePillis, economy reporter, CNNMoney Timely and reliable economic statistics are key to the work of both economists and journalists as they ...[Read More]
Thursday, May 24th, 2018

SABEW takes exception to Tesla’s Elon Musk accusations

The Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) takes strong exception to the accusations made by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who has accused reporters who cover his company of being biased and influenced by advertising interests. Musk made his statements on Twitter May 23-24 after Consumer Reports announced it would not recommend the Tesla Model 3, citing performance quality issues and ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Training: Metrics to Magnify Your Journalism

Join us for a discussion about metrics in the newsroom, the pros and cons of different analytics platforms, and using data to drive news decisions. As the revenue model for journalism moves away from heavily relying on advertising and more toward paying customers and subscribers, newsrooms will have to measure audiences differently. This session, led by Liz Worthington of the American Press Institute, ...[Read More]

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