Archive for 2019

July 2019

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]
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

The recording will be available shortly.  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 ...[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

Friday, May 31st, 2019

The Larry Birger Young Journalist Contest is open for entries

Entries are being accepted for the sixth annual SABEW award honoring a top young business journalist. The winner will receive $1,500 plus a stipend to travel to New York where the award will be presented during SABEW's annual fall conference. Journalists 29 years old and younger during 2018 are eligible. (A journalist who turned 30 during 2018 is eligible). The entry deadline is 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, ...[Read More]
Friday, May 31st, 2019

Business News Reporter at Newsday Media Group

Job Description: Newsday is seeking an experienced business news reporter. The successful candidate must be able to break news and develop original enterprise by cultivating diverse sources and by using data and other digital tools. In addition to filing breaking news stories quickly and accurately across all distribution platforms, the candidate must be creative, write with clarity and energy and ...[Read More]
Thursday, May 30th, 2019

SABEW Announces 2019 Health Care 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]
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Senior Content Editor at Chicago Tribune

Job Description: The Chicago Tribune is seeking a digital-first senior content editor to help lead our business, financial and consumer coverage. The successful editor thinks both creatively and critically and is a tested manager. The senior content editor supervises reporters on both breaking news and enterprise stories, working with them from story planning to posting stories online and promoting ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

June 27-29 SABEW Health Care Symposium in Washington, D.C.

SABEW Health Care Symposium, Jun. 27-29 in Washington, D.C....[Read More]
Sunday, May 19th, 2019

Innovation in fact checking – SABEW19

                          May, 2019 By Madeline Ackley The Cronkite School In the digital age, misinformation can travel at warp speed, making fact checking absolutely vital for an informed public. Luckily, fact checkers in the industry have come prepared with incredible innovations ...[Read More]
Sunday, May 19th, 2019

Michelle Singletary, SABEW’s Distinguished Achievement Award winner – SABEW19

                    May, 2019 By Deagan Urbatsch The Cronkite School SABEW president Mark Hamrick described Michelle Singletary, a syndicated personal finance columnist for The Washington Post, as “known for helping people - real people” before conferring the society’s Distinguished Achievement Award to ...[Read More]
Sunday, May 19th, 2019

U.S. Sens. Sinema and McSally talk trade, immigration – SABEW19

By Hailey Mensik The Cronkite School Talks of immigration and trade in Arizona consumed much of U.S. Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally’s SABEW sessions in Phoenix. Both expressed a need to fix the country’s legal immigration system, as a surge of migrants at the U.S. Mexico border have officials calling for its closure. But with a low national unemployment rate, McSally, R-Ariz., ...[Read More]
Sunday, May 19th, 2019

Susanne Craig provides a look into The New York Times’ Trump tax exposé – SABEW19

                          By Andres Guerra Luz The Cronkite School When Susanne Craig and her colleagues began what would turn into an 18-month investigation into the origins of President Donald Trump’s wealth, the New York Times reporter said they had a simple question that originated ...[Read More]
Saturday, May 18th, 2019

Six elected to the SABEW Board of Governors at SABEW19

Ballots were cast during SABEW19, SABEW’s annual conference, in Phoenix for six seats on the SABEW Board of Governors with a term ending in 2022. SABEW members elected three new members to the Board of Governors: Alan Deutschman, Professor and Reynolds Endowed Chair of Business Journalism University of Nevada, Reno Desiree Hanford, Lecturer, Medill/Northwestern University Scott Wenger, ...[Read More]
Saturday, May 18th, 2019

How to write an award-winning business story – SABEW19

                              By Hailey Mensik The Cronkite School Both student journalists and veteran reporters spoke about the projects that caught the attention of SABEW judges and earned them recognition at this year's Best in Business Awards. Andres Guerra Luz from ...[Read More]
Saturday, May 18th, 2019

Covering health care important as ever for business reporters – SABEW19

                                  By Kara Carlson The Cronkite School For many Americans, health care and everything tied to it is never far from the mind. How they spend, where they work, their prescription costs and many regular occurrences are all affected ...[Read More]
Saturday, May 18th, 2019

Gov. Ducey: Arizona leads the way in business climate – SABEW19

                          By Andres Guerra Luz The Cronkite School Arizona leads the way in fostering a favorable environment for businesses to operate, Gov. Doug Ducey told audience members at the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing’s spring conference in Phoenix. The ...[Read More]
Saturday, May 18th, 2019

Women continue to break barriers in newsrooms – SABEW19

        May, 2019 By Madeline Ackley The Cronkite School Two longtime newsroom leaders spoke about what it means to be a woman in the news industry at the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing spring conference in Phoenix on Friday. Kristin Gilger, associate dean at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and Cronkite ...[Read More]
Saturday, May 18th, 2019

Data reporting and the backbone of investigative journalism – SABEW19

                        By Deagan Urbatsch The Cronkite School At a time when empirical evidence is more important than ever for reporters, data can constitute the hard facts in any investigative story, according to Maud Beelman, the executive editor of the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism ...[Read More]
Saturday, May 18th, 2019

Despite challenges, Stelter sees bright future for journalism – SABEW19

                            By Derek Hall The Cronkite School News outlets and journalists continue to face an uncertain future in the wake of the digital revolution, an issue CNN’s Brian Stelter addressed at the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing spring conference ...[Read More]
Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Manager of Publications at International Code Council (ICC)

Job Description: Manage editorial development and production processes for International Codes and Commentaries, and related companion trade and text books in accordance with schedule constraints. Manage processes and schedules with respect to editing and graphics art staff and product specifications, ensuring conformance to ICCs requirements and objectives. The Manager of Publications manages editing ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Real Estate Business Reporter at Miami Herald Media Company

Job Description: We are looking for an aggressive journalist who will deliver exclusive, news-breaking reporting on real estate of interest to business audiences in South Florida via a daily newsletter. That means moving fast on breaking news while producing pieces that capture trends in the Miami region. Topics will span residential and commercial real estate and affiliated sectors including development, ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Business Reporter (Technology) at The Seattle Times

Job Description: Now hiring for a Business Reporter to cover the technology beat. Candidates should have strong writing skills and a proven ability to deliver sharp and wide-ranging stories that can appear regularly on A1, the Business section cover and in other forms online and in print. Job Qualifications: Minimum three years’ work experience as a journalist. Education: College degree, or equivalent ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Tech Editor at The Seattle Times

Job Description: Now seeking a Tech Editor / Assistant Business Editor! In our newsroom, you will be responsible for accurate, responsible coverage of technology, covering a key Seattle Times franchise in a market with the world’s two most valuable tech companies and a vigorous start-up scene. Job Qualifications: Experience: minimum of five years of business journalism experience, including three ...[Read More]
Friday, May 10th, 2019

Staff Writer at Sports Business Journal

Job Description: Staff Writer Sports Business Journal seeks a reporter that will own their respective beats for both our daily website and our weekly print publication by regularly breaking news and by writing thoughtful analytical pieces and long-form features. This a full-time position that combines traditional skills — source building, sharp interviewing techniques, investigative reporting ability, ...[Read More]
Friday, May 10th, 2019

SABEW19 Student Newsroom

Miss the SABEW19 conference? Check out our ASU student coverage at #SABEW19 and below. Click here for the student bios. Despite challenges, Stelter sees bright future for journalism While there are a number of challenges affecting the industry, journalists continue to find new and innovative ways of reporting and telling stories, said CNN's Brian Stelter at the Society for Advancing Business ...[Read More]
Thursday, May 9th, 2019

Reporter at Las Vegas Review-Journal

Job Description: The Las Vegas Review-Journal is seeking an experienced reporter to cover retail and occasionally other business topics in Southern Nevada. We are looking for a strong storyteller who can write with context and clarity, report with depth and has a passion for news. The retail reporter will write forward-thinking, consumer-focused stories related to the retail industry. Stories will ...[Read More]

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