Archive for 2019

September 2019

Friday, September 13th, 2019

The Information’s Matt Drange Wins SABEW’s Birger Award for Young Business Journalists

Matt Drange, a staff reporter for The Information, is the 2019 winner of the Larry Birger Young Business Journalist contest, honoring journalists under 30. Additionally, the judging panel chose to honor two finalists: Ellen Huet, reporter for Bloomberg, and Casey Fabris, reporter for The Roanoke Times. Drange will receive the award, a $1,500 honorarium and travel stipend to New York made possible ...[Read More]
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Business News & Enterprise Reporter at Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Job Description: Provides unique, in-depth cover stories for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution print and digital editions by independently examining local business institutions and trends. The writer must be highly skilled at research and source development and knowledgeable about state and federal laws. He or she must be capable of quick-turn news and longer-term watchdog and enterprise work while ...[Read More]
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Reporter at Private Debt Investor

Job Description: Private Debt Investor is looking for a reporter to cover the growing alternative asset class of private debt, covering large firms from The Blackstone Group to the newly launched credit funds. The post is based in our Midtown Manhattan office. Job Duties: Duties include a mix of breaking news and feature writing for both our website (privatedebtinvestor.com) and print magazine, ...[Read More]

August 2019

Friday, August 30th, 2019

SABEW statement on the role of the financial press

August 31, 2019 On the 125th anniversary of Labor Day, the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) recognizes the contributions that our members make in delivering important information and insights to the public. At a time when markets are facing whiplash from conflicting policy directives, the role that our journalist members play in informing the public with their reporting ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Assistant Managing Editor at SportsBusiness Journal

Job Description: SportsBusiness Journal is seeking an Assistant Managing Editor to join our team in Charlotte. The AME will edit content across all platforms while operating in an award-winning, fast-paced newsroom with the ability to handle multiple tasks seamlessly. The AME will work with other editors in helping set direction for the news organization, so understanding and passion for sports business ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Banking Reporter at The Charlotte Observer

Job Description: The banking beat on the business team is a critical, high-profile one for The Charlotte Observer. It requires both a daily presence as well as enterprise work to help our community understand and make sense of a sector that has an extensive reach and impact in the city. The beat needs to connect with readers on multiple levels. This involves covering some of the nation’s biggest ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Nov. 12 – SABEWNYC19 Fall Conference

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Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Learning about the Fed virtual training, Sept. 9

Listen to the recording.  The Federal Reserve has been in the news a lot lately. It could be because it recently lowered the federal funds rate for the first time in a decade. Or because President Donald Trump has mentioned the Fed many times. It’s important to know what the Fed does, because the Fed’s actions affect nearly everyone. If you have a credit card balance, a home equity line ...[Read More]
Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Fellows selected for 2019 FRED Advanced Data Workshop

SABEW has selected 16 business journalists for the FRED advanced data workshop at the St. Louis Federal Reserve on Sept. 19 and 20. Fellows will learn how to graph differing types of FRED data, discover new data releases and find data to help you create new stories. Speakers will discuss how they take the pulse of the American economy, feed that information to the Federal Open Market Committee ...[Read More]
Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

SABEW D.C. mixer at National Press Club, Sept. 16

Please join SABEW during the D.C mixer at the National Press Club’s Cosgrove Lounge on Monday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. SABEW board member Heather Long, economics correspondent, The Washington Post will host a Q&A with Damian Paletta, former White House economic policy reporter (now WaPo economics editor) for The Washington Post, on how to cover the White house and land scoops. Beer and wine ...[Read More]
Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

SABEW and Medill Chicago mixer, Sept. 17

Connect, learn and network at the Chicago-area SABEW gathering at Medill School of Journalism's downtown campus. Guest Speaker Jim Kirk, publisher and executive editor of Crain’s and formerly of Tribune Publishing and the Sun-Times, will share insights on the business environment in Chicago. He'll describe the influx of tech companies, companies moving their headquarters from the suburbs to ...[Read More]
Monday, August 19th, 2019

FRED advanced data workshop, Sept. 19 and 20, St. Louis

SABEW has selected 16 business journalists for the FRED advanced data workshop at the St. Louis Federal Reserve on Sept. 19 and 20. Fellows will learn how to graph differing types of FRED data, discover new data releases and find data to help you create new stories. Speakers will discuss how they take the pulse of the American economy, feed that information to the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) ...[Read More]
Sunday, August 18th, 2019

SABEW Fall Conference at Reuters, Times Square, Nov. 12

SABEWNYC19: Business reporting during an economic downturn Is the nation’s 10-year economic expansion running out of steam? Between the trade war and a slowing global economy, some economists think the U.S. might be headed toward recession. SABEW’s Fall Conference, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 12,  will give journalists the tools they need to understand and report on an economic downturn. Against ...[Read More]
Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

San Francisco Reporter at STAT

Job Description: STAT, a national health and medicine publication, is looking for a savvy and enterprising health tech reporter based in San Francisco. The ideal candidate will have experience as a beat reporter covering health tech or technology more broadly, including companies such as Google, Apple, and Facebook that are trying to disrupt health care. This reporter would write for the main STAT ...[Read More]
Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Deputy Editor at Virginia Business

Job Description: Deputy editor’s responsibilities include: overseeing and assisting with production of supplemental publications and special projects; assigning, editing and writing articles for print and online; gathering, analyzing and editing large amounts of data to prepare charts and other content; fact-checking; compiling and distributing daily e-newsletters a minimum of two to three days a ...[Read More]

July 2019

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

NJ Energy and Environmental Reporter at POLITICO LLC

Job Description: POLITICO is seeking an enterprising reporter to cover the intersection of the politics and policy of energy and the environment for New Jersey and touching on New York City. Based in our New Jersey capitol bureau, the reporter will be part of the New York/New Jersey team covering energy and environmental regulation, utilities, renewables and pipelines. The job involves breaking news, ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Financial Services Reporter at POLITICO LLC

Job Description: POLITICO is seeking a tenacious reporter to join our Financial Services Team covering the agencies that regulate the world’s largest capital markets, including the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The reporter must be able to write breaking news and high-impact enterprise stories that track key regulations and their effect on companies ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Energy & Environment Reporter at POLITICO Pro Canada

Job Description: POLITICO Pro is expanding its Canada coverage and we’re looking for a star reporter who is willing to work in a temporary freelance capacity in Canada and knows the energy and environment beat as we launch our coverage in Ottawa. Once our Canadian entity is established, the plan is to convert the freelance positions to regular full-time, benefit eligible reporter slots in Ottawa ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Editor at POLITICO Pro Canada

Job Description: POLITICO Pro is expanding its Canada coverage and we’re looking for an experienced policy editor. The ideal candidate should be a veteran of Canadian politics and policy coverage and have a high metabolism, sharp edits and be ready to manage a fast-moving team of reporters. Beyond that, the editor should be entrepreneurial, and ready to pitch new ways to engage POLITICO Pro’s high ...[Read More]
Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Aug. 15 – Covering the nation’s trade disputes virtual training

Trade conflicts with China, Canada, Mexico and the European Union have grabbed headlines, but where do these disputes stand now? During SABEW’s next teletraining session we’ll talk about the status of the nation’s trade disputes, how to cover them and what resources journalists can turn to when covering these topics. We’ll also talk about how reporters around the country can localize these ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Writer, Donor Communications at Stand Together

Job Description: We are building out our donor communication team at a time when there is plenty of white space—we will rely on you for your creativity and expertise. In this donor communications writer job, you'll advocate for and hold our brand to the highest of standards. You internalize powerful stories and thrive in the details. Your unique ability to balance nuanced messaging and technical ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Managing Editor – Poultry Future at WATT Global Media

Job Description: Responsible for collecting, analyzing facts and writing about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, research or observation for the Poultry Future newsletter and WATTAgnet.com. Assist in the selection and recruitment of speakers and panelists for the Poultry Tech Summit and the Chicken Marketing Summit. Reports and writes stories to meet organizational goals and objectives. Duties ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Business Reporter at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Job Description: Seeking a competitive business reporter who can authoritatively explain complex issues. Will tackle multiple, varied daily assignments in areas including retail, technology and healthcare industries. Must work efficiently and accurately to produce content on deadline, first for our digital audience but also in print. We seek: An aggressive reporter who can jump on big breaking stories ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Reporter – Retail & Hospitality at Jacksonville Business Journal

Job Description: We’re looking for a reporter who can help us dig out the important stories behind some of the most interesting industries on Florida’s First Coast. Among other things, the beat includes covering the area’s growing brewing and distilling industries, a zoo and museums with big expansion plans, a burgeoning restaurant scene and more. Job Qualifications: While the topics are fun ...[Read More]
Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Aug. 16 – Application deadline for advanced data workshop

SABEW is seeking 20 business journalists for a first-ever hands-on workshop with FRED data at the St. Louis Federal Reserve on Sept. 19 and 20. You’ll learn how to graph differing types of FRED data, discover new data releases and find data to help you create new stories. If you use FRED data now, or want to add it to your reporting, this session is for you. Speakers will discuss how they take ...[Read More]
Monday, July 8th, 2019

July 18 – Will the ACA Live or Will It Die? Texas v. the U.S.

In health care, there is no more high stakes case than Texas v. the U.S., which will decide the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. The ACA touches every aspect of our health care system. Right now, 18 Republican state attorneys general and governors, two individuals and the Trump administration are arguing against the validity of the ACA, which is being defended by 21 Democratic state attorneys ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Business Editor at The Columbian

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 position includes a blend of writing and editing duties. The business editor will supervise one reporter, and be responsible for producing a variety of stories covering ...[Read More]
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Business and Real Estate Reporter at the News & Observer

Job Description: The (Raleigh) News & Observer and The (Durham) Herald-Sun in North Carolina are looking for a smart, energetic reporter who has an abiding interest in business and real estate news. The reporter will research and write daily stories along with deeper projects that examine the impact of business and real estate growth and expansion in our fast-growing region. Job Qualifications: ...[Read More]

June 2019

Friday, June 28th, 2019

SABEW calls on the Trump administration and Congress to commit to providing adequate funds for statistical agencies

June 28, 2019 As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day on July 4, the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) reminds the public of the important work performed by economists, researchers and statisticians at government agencies that is crucial to the functioning of our markets. The Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics and Department of ...[Read More]
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Partnerships Associate at CNBC Digital

Job Description: CNBC is seeking a tech-savvy 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 candidate should exhibit ...[Read More]
Monday, June 24th, 2019

July 22 – The business of freelancing: How to chart a course for success virtual training

Listen to the recording.  Independence. Flexibility. The ability to choose the projects you want to focus on. Freelance writing offers many benefits, but it also requires discipline, a business mindset, and the ability to juggle projects and clients. On SABEW’s next training session, we’ll talk about how to run your freelance business like a business, addressing things like the importance of ...[Read More]
Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Transportation Reporter at Jacksonville Business Journal

Job Description: Transportation is one of the biggest industries on Florida's First Coast — and we’re looking for a reporter who can build upon our award-winning coverage of the sector. The job entails digging into the news at a seaport that is fighting to grow, an airport about to begin massive construction and a Class 1 railroad that is reshaping the industry, among other topics. Job Qualifications: ...[Read More]
Monday, June 10th, 2019

Joanna Ossinger

Joanna Ossinger is an editor in the cross-asset group, which covers markets globally, at Bloomberg News, where she has worked since 2010. She is the first Bloomberg representative to be SABEW president.   She previously worked as a reporter and editor at The Wall Street Journal, as the manager of day-to-day website operations at Fox Business and as a managing editor at TheStreet.com.  Ossinger has ...[Read More]
Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Reporter at Cannabis Wire

Job Description: Cannabis Wire is a newsletter-focused news organization that publishes uncompromising journalism about the cannabis industry and its business, policy, and research implications. We would like to grow our network of curious, skeptical, meticulous journalists who want to cover the billion dollar global cannabis industry. Ideal candidates are interested in building a long-term relationship ...[Read More]

May 2019

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

SABEW Announces 2019 Health Care Symposium Fellows

Fifteen journalists were selected as fellows for SABEW’s seventh annual Health Care Symposium, made possible by a grant from The Commonwealth Fund. The group will gather in Washington, D.C., June 27-29 at the National Press Club and at the Bloomberg Washington bureau. The symposium will help the fellows better understand health care economics and will provide an update on the Affordable Care Act. ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Virtual Training June 2019: How to Cover One of the Newest Beats on the Business Desk: Marijuana

As more states consider legalizing recreational marijuana, the nation’s cannabis industry has emerged as one of today’s hot business stories. The fast-growing marijuana sector is creating jobs, generating new business opportunities and, increasingly, justifying its own beat on the business desk. SABEW’s next virtual training session will do a deep dive into the growing cannabis industry. Our ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

College Connect Spring 2019: Planning for Study Abroad: How to finance your semester BEFORE you get there.

By Mimi Wright If there is one piece of advice that I would give to any college student, it would be this: study abroad. The experiences, connections and sights you see are priceless. But unfortunately, the trip is not. Studying abroad is a hefty financial undertaking. It can be extremely overwhelming when you are faced with the program fee, because I know I was. A helpful tip: PLAN AHEAD. I worked ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

College Connect Spring 2019: How to travel cheaply while studying abroad

By Chloe Thornberry Arriving in the country that’s you’ve chosen to do your study abroad is a thrill.  But it’s just the start – now that you’ve taken this big leap, you might as well see as much of the world as possible. If there are alarms going off in your head telling you that sounds off-the-wall expensive, take a breath. There are ways to travel abroad without breaking the bank. I’m ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

College Connect Spring 2019: Learning about financial aid, right from the source!

By Sydney Calhoun Who would have thought that a journalism major would be working in a university financial aid office, but I’m glad I do!  In today’s world of student loans and repayment plans, life can get the best of your wallet. After all, two-thirds of students at public universities like mine have student loans. I’ve learned a few key lessons while working in Student Financial Aid ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

College Connect Spring 2019: What to do when your campus job is a brain drain

By Payton Cousins What do you do when your job is intellectually and mentally exhausting? What do you do when you need more hours to make more money, but you don’t have the brain power to keep working? This is a problem that I experience all the time. I currently work as a writing tutor at the University of Missouri, which means that my job is basically helping students at any stage in the ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

College Connect Spring 2019: Saving Up to Giddy Up

By Paulina Crum First – you have to know that I’m from Montana. I have been riding horses since I was six, and have desperately wanted a horse of my own, but I have never been able to afford to buy one. Now, it seems like there may be a way to finally purchase the horse I have always wanted. I have been hired for two good paying jobs this summer at a public relations firm and as a receptionist ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

College Connect Spring 2019: All Work, No Play: Why Everyone Needs to Find A Balance

By Paola Rodriguez All work, no play makes Jack a dull boy. As much as this may seem to be true, working is quite important at the end of the day. It is a means to receiving income in order to live even if it creates a struggle to keep a balance of a social life, good grades, internships and living as comfortably as possible. For many students across the country, this is a reality. Devon Bennett, ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

College Connect Spring 2019: How to Afford a Trip to the Movies

By Abby Monteil College is often characterized as a place to gain exposure to new experiences and culture, as well as to meet new people. One reputable way to do this is to catch a new movie with friends. However, a trip to the theater is getting increasingly difficult to afford for college students who are dealing with the costs of attending school. According to Statista, the average American ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

College Connect Spring 2019: Money Saving Tips for Your Time Abroad

By Eli Lederman So you’re studying abroad? Awesome. You’ve been accepted into your program. You’ve completed all the painstaking paperwork and endured the process of getting a visa or any other documentation process. You even performed all the financial gymnastics necessary and now, finally, you’ve arrived in Europe or South America or another far away land you’ve chosen to expand your ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

College Connect Spring 2019: Earning and Saving Money with Out Leaving Your Dorm Room

By Meredith Westrich Juggling a job while being a full-time student can extremely stressful—there seems to never be enough time or money.  One solution is to make money on your own time schedule, without even ever having to leave your room. One option is a marketing survey site called Swagbucks.com which allows you to earn “SwagBucks” after participating in surveys, watching promotional ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

College Connect Spring 2019: Working full-time and being a student full-time is a challenge

By Andrea Jennemann When the end of my first year of college ended, and everyone was moving out of the dorms and beginning to sign leases for apartments, my father told me I would be solely responsible for my living costs from that point on. Because of a change in roommates, I was late in signing my lease. I ended up with one of the new downtown apartments. While nice, this apartment is not ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

College Connect Spring 2019: Hard financial choices lead to grit and determination in college

By Crystal Cox In my first two years at college, I’ve had to make a decision that my high school self could not have imagined: go to class or be able to afford to eat. This is the reality that I, and many students who come from low-income families, face. Having to work 40 hours a week at an entry-level service job is difficult, but having to do so while being a full-time college student is beyond ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

College Connect Spring 2019: Finding a student job with medical limitations

By Joseph Bartholomew Going into college, I had never had a job. In high school, during the summer going into my sophomore year, I was diagnosed with cancer, at the age of 15. This prevented me from living the normal life of a high schooler as I was pulled from my classes and began treatment. I would continue classes at home with a private tutor coming over twice a week for a couple hours to ...[Read More]
Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Bryan Borzykowski becomes SABEW’s first Canadian president

Phoenix - May, 2019 Bryan Borzykowski, an independent business journalist who has written for CNBC, the New York Times, the Globe and Mail, BBC Capital, Fortune, Inc., and Financial Planning, among other publications, was installed as the new president of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) at its annual conference on May 18, 2019, in Phoenix. He succeeds Mark Hamrick, ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Senior Writer at The Church Pension Group

Job Description: The Church Pension Group, a financial services organization that serves the Episcopal Church, is seeking a Senior Writer in Corporate Communications. The successful candidate will be a seasoned writer/journalist who will craft short-form pieces for client newsletters, external CEO communications including the annual report and promotional, direct mail, advertising, and educational ...[Read More]

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