SABEW 2018 Fall Spotlight

Posted By Aimee O'Grady

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 fills sooner).  

SABEWNYC18 Fall Mixer Sept. 26, 68 p.m
Hang out with fellow business journalists at the House of Brews and find out about SABEWNYC18’s fall conference in New York Oct. 25. You don’t have to be a member to attend. RSVP on our Facebook page.  

Congratulations to 2018 SABEW Birger Award Recipient
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, Bloomberg News, and Robert Hackett, Fortune. Here’s the complete announcement. 

Snapshot Survey: The State of Business Journalism Today
rbb Communications and SABEW want your opinion about business journalism. Please take this anonymous 10-second Snapshot Survey. We’ll draw a name to win a $100 Amazon gift card. The survey closes at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13. 

SABEW Stands with Reuters
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 in Myanmar. Read our full statement. 

 Check out the Latest SABEW Virtual Training Opportunities   

  • From August: Where do reporters find information on companies that pursue federal, state and local government contracts? How do reporters turn that data into stories that are relevant for readers and listeners? Listen to a panel of experts discuss How to Mine Government Contracting Data. 
  • From July: The hardest thing in covering health care is knowing where to look for information. What kind of financial shape is your local hospital or health insurer in? Does a particular doctor have an unusually high number of medical malpractice claims? View or listen to Matt Dempsey of the Houston Chronicle talk about how to Dig Deep into Health Care Data. 
  • Miss one of our virtual training sessions? Find it in our free archive.   

SABEW Board Update
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. Paurys replaces Amy Gleason, managing director of data management at S&P Global Market Intelligence.  

Caleb Silver, vice president, content of Investopedia/IAC was voted by the board of governors to replace Amy Gleason on the SABEW executive committee.    

What are College Students Saying About Money?
The College Connect blog on the SABEW website gives students a chance to share their experiences handling and managing money and credit. Check out this post from Hallie Smith, a student at the University of Georgia, about college students and credit scores.  

This project is funded by the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), our SABEW content partner for SABEWNYC18.    

Member News
Congratulate the following SABEW friends!  

  • Dean Murphy is now associate managing editor for investigations for The New York Times.  
  • Amy Gleason was promoted to managing director of data management at S&P Global Market Intelligence.  
  • Kimi Yoshino has been promoted to deputy managing editor at the Los Angeles Times. She will oversee sports, business, arts, entertainment and lifestyle coverage. Kimi was named the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2018 President’s Awardee for Impact on Media.  
  • Nicole Raz has been promoted to business editor at the Las Vegas Review-Journal, replacing long-time business editor Dan Behringer, who retired in April. 
  • Grace Donnelly — a Cox-SABEW fellow from fall 2015 — was recently promoted to associate editor at Fortune Magazine. 

Send SABEW your career updates. We would love to hear from you!  

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