Committees and Committee Members are actively being added. 


Executive Committee (2021-2022)
Consistent with the requirements of the Society’s constitution and bylaws, the Executive Committee typically meets monthly either in-person or via conference call to discuss business, to make decisions and to lead the organization. These discussions include coordination of plans with the executive director.

• SABEW President, Caleb Silver, editor-in-chief & SVP, Investopedia
• SABEW Vice President, Heather Long, economics correspondent, The Washington Post
• SABEW Secretary/Treasurer, Glenn Hall, editor of professional news, The Wall Street Journal
• James T. Madore, economics writer, Newsday
• Kim Quillen, business source editor, Chicago Tribune (ex-officio member)


Finance Committee (2021-2022)
The Finance Committee meets monthly either in-person or via conference call to review SABEW’s financial statements and other financial materials presented by SABEW’s executive director, CPA and bookkeeper. The committee also makes a recommendation on the organization’s annual budget to the executive committee and reviews the audit.

• James T. Madore, economics writer, Newsday, chair
• James B. Nelson, business editor, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, instructor at Marquette University, vice chair
• Matthew Goldberg, consumer banking reporter, Bankrate.com
• Glenn Hall, editor of professional news, The Wall Street Journal (The SABEW Treasurer is a non-voting member on the finance committee per the bylaws).
• David Milstead, reporter, The Globe and Mail
• Zoe Sagalow, bank regulation reporter, S&P Global Market Intelligence
• Oliver Staley, business and culture editor, Quartz


Best in Business Committee (2021-2022)
The Best in Business Committee is responsible for administering the organization’s annual journalism awards.

• Joanna Ossinger, editor, cross-asset group, Bloomberg News, chair
• Dean Murphy, associate managing editor of investigations, The New York Times
• Scott Wenger, editorial director, Barron’s


Best in Business Book Award Committee (2021-2022)
The Best in Business Books Committee is responsible for developing and administering the organization’s book competition.

• Caleb Silver, editor-in-chief & SVP, Investopedia, chair
• Alan Deutschman, Reynolds Endowed Chair of Business Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno
• Oliver Staley, business and culture editor, Quartz


Diversity Committee (2021-2022)
The Diversity Committee is dedicated to increasing diversity among the ranks of business journalists and in the coverage that they produce. This committee also serves as a sounding board and resource on diversity issues.

• Pallavi Gogoi, chief business editor, NPR, chair
• Kimberly Adams, host/correspondent, Marketplace
• Cesca Antonelli, editor-in-chief, Bloomberg BNA
• Robert Barba, deputy spot news editor, The Wall Street Journal
• Ben Casselman, economics/business correspondent, The New York Times
• Cardiff Garcia, co-host, The Indicator from Planet Money, NPR
• V. Dion Haynes, real estate editor, Washington Post
• Heather Long, economics correspondent, The Washington Post
• Soumaya Keynes, trade and globalization editor, The Economist
• Pia Sarkar, business news editor, Associated Press
• Jordan Weissmann, senior business and economics correspondent, Slate​


Fall Conference Committee (2021-2022)

• Desiree Hanford, assistant professor, Medill School, Northwestern University, chair
• Cesca Antonelli, editor-in-chief, Bloomberg BNA
• Rich Barbieri, deputy editor, The New York Times
• Matthew Goldberg, consumer banking reporter, Bankrate.com
• Glenn Hall, editor of professional news, The Wall Street Journal
• Dean Murphy, associate managing editor of investigations, New York Times
• Caleb Silver, editor-in-chief & SVP, Investopedia
• Oliver Staley, business and culture editor, Quartz


First Amendment Committee (2021-2022)
The First Amendment Committee is dedicated to helping protect press freedoms. This committee is vigilant in its role as a watchdog over government agencies, working to ensure that journalists – and all citizens – have access to accurate, relevant government-supported data. The committee regularly issues statements in support of press freedom and for sufficient funding of government-collected and issued information. It engages government officials, private economists, watchdogs, other stakeholders and the public on the importance of robust and transparent economic and financial data as well as on the mission of business and financial journalism more broadly.

• Henry Dubroff, founder and editor of Pacific Coast Business Times, chair
• James T. Madore, economics writer, Newsday, vice chair
• Matt Drange, senior correspondent, Business Insider
• Kevin G. Hall, North America Editor,  Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project
• Glenn Hall, editor of professional news, The Wall Street Journal
• Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst, Washington Bureau chief, Bankrate
• James B. Nelson, business editor, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, instructor at Marquette University
• Kim Quillen, business source editor, Chicago Tribune
• Marty Steffens, SABEW Chair in business and financial journalism, University of Missouri
• Clare Trapasso, deputy news editor, realtor.com
• First Amendment Legal Counsel: Steven D. Zansberg, founder, Law Office of Steven D. Zansberg, LLC


Governance Committee (2021-2022) 
The Governance Committee is responsible for maintaining and interpreting SABEW’s bylaws. This committee also helps SABEW’s board address and resolve general governance issues.

• James B. Nelson, business editor, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, instructor at Marquette University, chair
Bryan Borzykowski, freelance business writer
• Glenn Hall, editor of professional news, The Wall Street Journal

Kevin Noblet, former deputy managing editor for wealth management, Dow Jones, business editor, AP
Jim Pensiero, former deputy managing editor of The Wall Street Journal
Rob Reuteman, former adjunct journalism professor, Colorado State University


Nominations Committee (2021-2022)
The Nominations Committee is responsible for recruiting and developing SABEW leadership and overseeing SABEW’s Distinguished Achievement Award Winner process.

• Kim Quillen, business source editor, Chicago Tribune, chair
• Bryan Borzykowski, freelance business writer
• Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst, Washington Bureau chief, Bankrate
• Heather Long, economics correspondent, The Washington Post
• Dean Murphy, associate managing editor of investigations, New York Times


Training Committee (2021-2022)
The Training Committee supports SABEW’s mission by planning and coordinating near-monthly distance training programs, utilizing moderators and presenters who represent a variety of backgrounds and organizations. As many newsroom budgets shrink, SABEW training programs are an important resource, and offer an added value by promoting the professional development of SABEW members.

• Matthew Goldberg, consumer banking reporter, Bankrate.com, chair
• Cesca Antonelli, editor-in-chief, Bloomberg BNA
• Clara Colbert, editor, Yahoo Finance
• Adrian Garcia, data reporter for two Financial Times publications: BoardIQ and Ignites
• Desiree Hanford, lecturer, Medill/Northwestern University
• Jenny Paurys, managing editor, S&P Global Market Intelligence
• Kim Quillen, business source editor, Chicago Tribune


University Outreach Task Force (2021-2022)
Recruits new SABEW members and maintains relationships with universities and college journalism programs.

• Desiree Hanford, assistant professor, Medill School, Northwestern University, chair
• Jake Batsell, O’Neil Chair in Business Journalism, Southern Methodist University
• Milbert O. Brown, Jr., faculty, Washington Adventist University
• Alan Deutschman, Reynolds Endowed Chair of Business Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno
• Michelle LaRoche, Baldwin Endowed Chair in Business and Financial Journalism, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of South Carolina
• Terry Marsh, assistant professor, Norfolk State University
• James Nelson, business editor, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, instructor at Marquette University
• Marty Steffens, SABEW Chair in business and financial journalism, University of Missouri