Fellows selected for 2019 Goldschmidt data immersion workshop

20 Journalists Selected for 2019 SABEW Goldschmidt Fellowship

The Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) has selected 20 business journalists for the five-day SABEW Goldschmidt Data Immersion Workshop, which will be Feb. 25 to March 1 in Washington, D.C. Fellows were chosen from a pool of 39 applicants.

The workshop will focus on understanding how the government creates and uses data, and participants will be able to speak directly with those who compile and manage the statistics. Journalists will talk with experts at the Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis and Bureau of Labor Statistics and explore the large cache of data each agency produces, as well as learn its importance to communities.

“Every year, SABEW receives more applications for this fellowship, demonstrating the growing need and popularity of this valuable program. This data-immersion training is a great SABEW member benefit,” said Marty Steffens, SABEW chair and University of Missouri business journalism professor, who will lead the training along with Kevin Hall, chief economics correspondent and senior investigative reporter for McClatchy Newspapers in Washington.

The workshop is made possible thanks to a grant from the Chicago-based Walter and Karla Goldschmidt Foundation, a loyal SABEW funding partner since 2010.

View the workshop schedule.

2019 SABEW Goldschmidt fellows:

  • Jessica Boehm, city hall reporter, The Arizona Republic
  • Bryan Borzykowski, freelance
  • Kimberly Chin, reporter, The Wall Street Journal
  • Stephen Doig, professor, Arizona State University
  • David Earl, anchor and reporter, KETV Omaha
  • Adrian Garcia, data journalist, Bankrate
  • Alexandra Garfinkle, freelance
  • Coryanne Hicks, investing reporter, U.S. News & World Report
  • Llewellyn Hinkes-Jones, data journalist, Investigative Economics
  • Stephanie Lamm, computational journalist, The Dallas Morning News
  • Katie Lobosco, economic policy writer, CNN
  • Emmanuel Martinez, data reporter, Reveal – The Center for Investigative Reporting
  • Caitlin Ostroff, reporter, Miami Herald and McClatchy DC
  • Alana Pipe, data reporter, Financial Times
  • Patrick Rehkamp, data reporter, Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal
  • Jennifer Schlesinger, producer, CNBC
  • Rachel Stone, financial tech reporter, S&P Global Market Intelligence
  • Jennifer Strong, audio journalist, The Wall Street Journal
  • Aldo Svaldi, reporter, The Denver Post
  • Michael Woodel, reporter, Helena (MT) Independent Record
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