Executive Committee
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, Kim Quillen, business source editor, Chicago Tribune
• SABEW Vice President, Caleb Silver, editor-in-chief & SVP content, Investopedia
• SABEW Secretary/Treasurer, Heather Long, economics correspondent, The Washington Post
• Bryan Borzykowski, freelance business writer (ex-officio member)
• Glenn Hall, global chief, Dow Jones Newswires
• James T. Madore, economics writer, Newsday


Finance Committee
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
• Heather Long, economics correspondent, The Washington Post, SABEW treasurer
• David Milstead, reporter, The Globe and Mail
• Zoe Sagalow, insurance reporter, CQ Roll Call (FiscalNote)


Best in Business Committee
The Best in Business Committee is responsible for administering the organization’s annual journalism awards.

• Joanna Ossinger, editor, cross-asset group, Bloomberg News, chair
• Scott Wenger, former group editorial director, SourceMedia


Best in Business Book Award Committee
The Best in Business Books Committee is responsible for developing and administering the organization’s inaugural book competition.

• Caleb Silver, editor-in-chief & SVP content, Investopedia, chair
• Bryan Borzykowski, freelance business writer
• Alan Deutschman, Reynolds Endowed Chair of Business Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno
• Adrian Garcia, data reporter for two Financial Times publications: BoardIQ and Ignites
• Nicole MacAdam, editor-in-chief, Ottowa Citizen
• Gail MarksJarvis, Journalist and Author, Barron’s contributor


Diversity Committee
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
• 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

• Jordan Weissmann, senior business and economics correspondent, Slate​


Educator Committee
The Educators Committee develops and maintains relationships with universities and college journalism programs.

• Desiree Hanford, lecturer, 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
• Andrew Leckey, founder/past president, Donald W. Reynolds National Center/ASU
• Terry Marsh, assistant professor, Norfolk State University
• Mary Jane Pardue, Associate Dean, Media, Journalism and Film Department, Missouri State University
• Marty Steffens, SABEW Chair in business and financial journalism, University of Missouri


First Amendment Committee
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
• Matt Drange, business journalist, formerly of Protocol, The Information, Forbes magazine, and the Center for Investigative Reporting
• James T. Madore, economics writer, Newsday, vice chair
• Kevin G. Hall, chief economics correspondent, McClatchy Newspapers
• Glenn Hall, global chief, Dow Jones Newswires
• James B. Nelson, business editor, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, instructor at Marquette University
• Kim Quillen, business source editor, Chicago Tribune
• First Amendment Legal Counsel: Steven D. Zansberg, partner, Ballard Spahr


Governance Committee
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.

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


Innovation Committee
The Innovation Committee helps strategize and shepherd new initiatives, particularly those that enhance the member experience or the organization’s revenue. This committee also serves as a resource and sounding board as new initiatives are developed.

• Rich Barbieri, deputy business editor, The New York Times, chair
• Brad Foss, global business editor, Associated Press
• Pallavi Gogoi, chief business editor, NPR
• Caleb Silver, editor-in-chief & SVP content, Investopedia
• Oliver Staley, culture and lifestyle editor, Quartz


International Committee
The International Committee seeks to encourage and expand SABEW’s impact and membership within the global business and economic journalism community.  Business journalists worldwide deal with issues of corporate transparency, reliability of government data, trade conflicts and personal financial wellbeing that directly affect readers, viewers and listeners. SABEW’s dedication to improving financial knowledge and accuracy, commending outstanding coverage and upholding the highest ethical standards has relevance in all countries. Seeking new members for SABEW, the International Committee finds opportunities to share information and training while encouraging business journalists at all experience levels regardless of borders.

• Andrew Leckey, founder/past president, Donald W. Reynolds National Center/ASU
• Cesca Antonelli, editor-in-chief, Bloomberg BNA
• Bryan Borzykowski, freelance business writer
• Megan Davies, editor/reporter, Thomson Reuters
• Jenny Paurys, managing editor, S&P Global Market Intelligence
• Oliver Staley, culture and lifestyle editor, Quartz


Membership Committee
The membership committee is focused on ensuring SABEW remain a vibrant professional organization that is useful and relevant to future generations of business journalists. It will seek to fulfill its mission by increasing the number of individuals and institutions affiliated with SABEW, improving diversity, and strengthening the connections between existing SABEW members.

• Glenn Hall, global chief, Dow Jones Newswires, chair
• Sarah Foster, U.S. economy reporter, BankRate
• Declan Harty, finance reporter, S&P Global Market Intelligence
• Michael Kelley, head of audience development, Yahoo Finance
• Cindy Perman, partnerships and syndication editor, CNBC.com
• Agnel Philip, data reporter for ProPublica’s Local Reporting Network
• Cezary Podkul, senior reporter, financial enterprise, The Wall Street Journal


Nominations Committee
The Nominations Committee is responsible for recruiting and developing SABEW leadership.

• Bryan Borzykowski, freelance business writer, chair
• Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst, Washington Bureau chief, Bankrate
• Dean Murphy, Associate Managing Editor of Investigations, New York Times
• Cory Schouten, senior newsletter editor, Wall Street Journal
• Caleb Silver, editor-in-chief & SVP content, Investopedia


Regional Events Committee
The regional events committee is responsible for producing local networking and speaker-related events for SABEW members and business journalists to learn and connect.

• Robert Barba, deputy spot news editor, The Wall Street Journal, chair
• Brad Foss, global business editor, Associated Press
• Adrian Garcia, data reporter for two Financial Times publications: BoardIQ and Ignites
• Declan Harty, finance reporter, S&P Global Market Intelligence
• Cindy Perman, partnerships and syndication editor


Training Committee
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.

• Kim Quillen, business source editor at the Chicago Tribune, 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
• Matthew Goldberg, consumer banking reporter, Bankrate.com
• Desiree Hanford, lecturer, Medill/Northwestern University
• Jenny Paurys, managing editor, S&P Global Market Intelligence


Website Committee
The Website Committee is responsible to updating and improving the organization’s website.

• James Nelson, business editor, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, instructor at Marquette University, chair
• Heather Long, economics correspondent, The Washington Post
• Renee McGivern, director of conference sponsorship, SABEW