Board of Governors

June 2020

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Executive Director’s Report May 2019

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May 2020

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

SABEW Announces Three New Officers

Kim Quillen, business source editor at the Chicago Tribune, was installed as the new president of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) on May 18, 2020. She succeeds Bryan Borzykowski, freelance business journalist, who served as SABEW’s president for the past year. Quillen's term is from spring 2020-2021. Quillen has been one of the editors on the Chicago Tribune ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

SABEW Announces the 2020–2021 Board of Governors

SABEW members voted for eight seats on the SABEW Board of Governors, six with a term ending in 2023, and two with a term ending in spring 2021. • Cesca Antonelli, editor-in-chief, Bloomberg Industry Group (2020-2023 term) • Robert Barba, spot news editor, Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal (2020-2023 term) • Pallavi Gogoi, chief business editor, NPR (2020-2023 term) • Matthew ...[Read More]

April 2020

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

Oliver Staley

Oliver Staley is the culture and lifestyle editor at Quartz, where he also writes features on management, economics, and healthcare, among other subjects. He has also served as a deputy finance editor and senior reporter at Quartz. He recently completed a multi-story reporting project about the global stroke epidemic that was supported by the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting. Prior to joining ...[Read More]
Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

SABEW Board of Governors Election 2020

SABEW 2020-21 Board of Governors Voting Opens April 27 Voting for the SABEW 2020-21 Board of Governors opens Monday, April 27 and closes at 5 p.m. EDT on Friday, May 1. Voting members will receive your ballot information direct from the online voting service provider Opavote.org. If you are the voting member for your newsroom and also have an individual membership, you will receive two separate ...[Read More]
Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

Matthew Goldberg

Matthew Goldberg is a consumer banking reporter at Bankrate. Nearly his entire career has either been as a reporter or working in financial services, in banking and insurance. His writing has been featured on MSN, appeared in Sports Illustrated On Campus, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Buffalo News and other publications. He has been honored by both the Illinois Associated Press Editors ...[Read More]
Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

SABEW Bylaws – Article VII: Dissolution

Section 1. Any proposal to dissolve the Society must be approved first by a vote of three-quarters of the board of governors and then by a vote of two-thirds of the members in good standing. Such a proposal must be disseminated to the entire membership at least 90 days before the board of governors vote upon it and at least a 30-day notice must be given to the members between the time that the ...[Read More]
Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

SABEW Bylaws – Article VI: Dues

Section 1. Membership dues shall be determined by majority vote of the board of governors. Members delinquent in dues shall not be eligible to vote. If a person remains delinquent after six months, the member will be notified by the Society. If after 60 days, dues are still unpaid, he or she must reapply for membership. Section 2. Other fees or charges necessary to carry out the business of the ...[Read More]
Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

SABEW Bylaws – Article V: Voting

Section 1. Actions taken by the members at the annual membership meeting shall be by majority vote of the voting members in good standing, registered for the convention, at the meeting at which a quorum is present. A quorum shall be 25 members present in person. Each institutional member shall have one vote. Section 2. Potential amendments to the bylaws will be considered by a governance or bylaws ...[Read More]
Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

SABEW Bylaws – Article IV: Staffing

Section 1. The Society shall locate its administrative headquarters at a site determined by the board of governors and approved by a majority of those attending an annual membership meeting. Section 2. The executive director shall be appointed by the board of governors to oversee the administrative operations of the Society as specified in a contract and shall be paid according to the contract. ...[Read More]
Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

SABEW Bylaws – Article III: Membership

Section 1. Membership in the Society shall be restricted to persons for whom a significant part of their occupation involves writing, reporting, editing or overseeing business, financial or economic news for newspapers, magazines, newsletters, journals, books, press or syndicated services, radio or television, online publications, or other media approved by the board and to teachers and students of ...[Read More]
Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

SABEW Bylaws – Article II: Governance

Section 1. The affairs of the Society shall be managed by or under the direction of the board of governors. Powers not specifically reserved to the membership shall be the responsibility of the board of governors. The board of governors shall consist of 21 members, of which 18 shall be governors and three shall be officers. Section 2. Six governors shall be elected at large annually by the membership ...[Read More]
Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

SABEW Bylaws – Article I: Purpose

Section 1. The name of the corporation is the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, Inc. The Society is incorporated in Illinois and shall maintain a registered office and a registered agent whose business office is identical with such registered office. The Society may have additional offices, including its administrative headquarters, within or without the state. Section 2. The purpose ...[Read More]

February 2020

Friday, February 28th, 2020

The Xana Fund

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October 2019

Monday, October 14th, 2019

Quartz Executive Editor Xana Antunes wins Front Page Lifetime Achievement Award

Quartz Executive Editor and SABEW board member Xana Antunes recently won the Front Page Lifetime Achievement Award from The Newswomen's Club of New York. Antunes is executive editor at Quartz. Prior to starting there in 2014, she was executive editor and vice president at CNBC Digital; editor at Crain's New York Business; executive editor at Fortune and CNNMoney.com; and editor, deputy editor and ...[Read More]

September 2019

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

SABEW past president Greg McCune retires after 43 years

Former SABEW board member and president Greg McCune has announced his retirement after 43 years as a journalist. “I intend to take some time to kick back with a  glass of red wine to toast a great run with my wife of 36 years, Pat,” he said. “We are retiring to Manhattan, Kan., (the Little Apple) to be near both our extended families. I may eventually dabble in writing if inspiration strikes ...[Read More]

June 2019

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]

May 2019

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]
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]
Monday, May 6th, 2019

Alan Deutschman

Alan Deutschman has been the Silicon Valley correspondent for Fortune, a senior writer at Fast Company, the “Profit Motive” columnist for GQ, and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and New York Magazine. Since 2011 he has held the Reynolds Endowed Chair of Business Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. Deutschman is the author of The Second Coming of Steve Jobs(2000), A Tale of Two ...[Read More]

April 2019

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

SABEW Board of Governors Elections 2019

Ballots will be cast during SABEW19 for six open SABEW Board of Governors seats with three-year terms ending in 2022. If you are interested in running send your statement of intent, bio and photo to Aimee O’Grady at [email protected] by next Tuesday May 7. Voting members will receive their ballot information directly from online voting service provider Opavote.org. Board Candidates as of 4/30/19 ...[Read More]
Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Scott Wenger

Scott Wenger is a business and financial editor. Previously, he was group editorial director at Arizent, formerly SourceMedia, managing its Investment Advisor and Employee Benefits Groups, including the flagship titles Financial Planning and Employee Benefit News, as well as four additional brands. Over his career, Scott has reported or managed editorial teams at some of the nation’s top media ...[Read More]
Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Desiree Hanford

Desiree Hanford is a lecturer and director of academic integrity and appeals at Medill. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses that include news reporting and business and money reporting. She is the co-faculty adviser for the Northwestern Business Review and the faculty adviser for the student chapter of the Association of Women in Sports Media. In addition, Desiree is a contributing ...[Read More]

March 2019

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

Cesca Antonelli

Cesca Antonelli was named editor-in-chief of Bloomberg BNA in 2018. She most recently served as a senior executive editor at Bloomberg News, where she was responsible for data visualization, graphics, and visual media. At Bloomberg BNA, Cesca oversees an organization of 200 journalists with news desks covering law, tax, government, and environment — and a central news desk responsible for enterprise-wide ...[Read More]
Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

SABEW welcomes Cesca Antonelli, editor-in-chief of Bloomberg BNA, to its board of governors

Cesca Antonelli, editor-in-chief of Bloomberg BNA, has been appointed to the board of governors of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW). Antonelli will serve out the board term occupied by Sho Chandra of Bloomberg. Chandra passed away last month unexpectedly. SABEW will be honoring her at its Spring Conference, May 16-18 in Phoenix. Antonelli spent 19 years with ...[Read More]

February 2019

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Mourning the loss of SABEW board member Sho Chandra

SABEW is saddened to report the death of board member Shobhana Chandra on February 20. Known as Sho to friends and colleagues, she served as an economics reporter for Washington-based Bloomberg News, which she joined in 1998. Sho joined the SABEW board in 2015. Read more about her impressive career and volunteer efforts. View the video tribute produced by Brendan Murray. Among those mourning ...[Read More]
Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Pallavi Gogoi

As head of NPR's business desk, Pallavi Gogoi leads the network's coverage of the most essential financial, economic, technology and media stories of the day.  Gogoi's mission is to bring a deeper understanding of the policies and actions of business and government and their impact on the everyday lives of people, the economy and the world.  Under her leadership, NPR's business reporters ...[Read More]
Thursday, February 14th, 2019

SABEW welcomes Pallavi Gogoi, chief business editor at NPR, to its board of governors

Pallavi Gogoi, chief business editor at NPR, has been appointed to the board of governors of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW). Gogoi leads the network’s coverage of the most essential financial, economic, technology and media stories of the day. Gogoi has been appointed to the board seat previously occupied by Marilyn Geewax, former senior business ...[Read More]

September 2018

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Jenny Paurys

Jenny Paurys is Head of News at S&P Global Market Intelligence, where she oversees the newsroom’s reporters and editors worldwide: more than 300 professional journalists producing 550+ articles each day covering every major sector of the global economy. Jenny is a longtime veteran of the newsroom, joining as a Real Estate reporter in 2005 and quickly advancing to team manager. She then ...[Read More]

August 2018

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

SABEW welcomes Jenny Paurys, news desk manager at S&P Global Market Intelligence, to its board of governors

Jenny Paurys, news desk manager at S&P Global Market Intelligence, has been appointed to the board of governors of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW). Paurys oversees her newsroom’s coverage of the global consumer staples and discretionary sectors. Paurys takes the place of S&P Global Market Intelligence SABEW board member Amy Gleason. Gleason was recently ...[Read More]

April 2018

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Seven elected to the SABEW Board of Governors at SABEW18

Ballots were cast during SABEW18, SABEW’s annual conference, in Washington, D.C. for seven seats on the SABEW Board of Governors, six with a term ending in 2021 and one ending in 2019. SABEW members elected three new members to the Board of Governors: Megan Davies, editor and reporter, Thomson Reuters (term ends in 2019) Heather Long, economics correspondent, The Washington Post (term ...[Read More]
Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Cindy Perman

Cindy Perman is the partnerships and syndication editor for CNBC.com. Cindy Perman has been in business news for more than 20 years – all in digital. About 10 at WSJ.com and 10 at CNBC.com. Most of that time has been on a news desk, though recently she did a stint as commentary editor at CNBC and is currently working on CNBC’s partnerships, primarily on Apple News and Google Newsstand. She ...[Read More]
Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Heather Long

Heather Long is an economics correspondent at The Washington Post. Heather weighs in daily on the hottest topics impacting the U.S. economy. She is best known for her coverage of the tax code overhaul and her travels around the Rust Belt highlighting the views and needs of middle America. Prior to joining The Washington Post in July, Heather was a senior writer and editor at CNNMoney, an assistant ...[Read More]
Monday, April 9th, 2018

Megan Davies, Editor, Reuters

Megan Davies is an editor/reporter with Reuters. Megan Davies has been an editor/reporter with Reuters since 2004 and is currently Deputy Editor of U.S. Financial Markets for Reuters in New York. Prior positions in the New York bureau include running the municipal bond team, leading M&A, and reporting on private equity. She worked in the Moscow bureau from 2011 to 2014 covering Russian corporate ...[Read More]

January 2018

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Amy Gleason

Amy Gleason serves as managing director of data management at S&P Global Market Intelligence, which provides sector-focused breaking news, features and analysis. During her time at S&P Global Market Intelligence, Amy has helped expand the newsroom from a small, mostly US-based operation to a 300+ team of full-time journalists, freelancers and support personnel around the world. Prior ...[Read More]

May 2017

Monday, May 1st, 2017

James B. Nelson

James B. Nelson is business editor at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He also teaches business journalism and editing at Marquette University. James has been an editor for the Journal Sentinel in business news and, before that, in local news, since the 1995 merger of the Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Sentinel. During the coronavirus pandemic, he’s the team leader for economics and business ...[Read More]
Monday, May 1st, 2017

Marilyn Geewax

Marilyn Geewax, a former NPR senior business editor, is now the Cox Institute’s Industry Fellow at the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism, helping teach business-news reporting. At NPR, she was responsible for assigning and editing radio stories. She had a special assignment, heading a team of reporters covering the Trump administration’s conflicts of interest and ethical issues. ...[Read More]
Monday, May 1st, 2017

Rich Barbieri

Rich Barbieri is the deputy business editor of The New York Times. Previously, Rich was the executive editor of CNN Business where he oversaw digital coverage and newsgathering for CNN’s worldwide coverage of brands, media, markets, economics, technology and personal finance. He managed a team of more than 60 reporters and editors around the world across platforms. He also oversaw CNN MoneyStream, ...[Read More]

April 2017

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

SABEW 2017 Board of Governors Candidates

SABEW members will be casting ballots this year for candidates running for six seats on the Board of Governors. Each term lasts for three years, ending in the spring of 2020. There are seven candidates running for the six available seats. All are members in good standing. The incumbent board members running for the board are: Robert Barba, technology editor, American Banker Shobhana Chandra, ...[Read More]
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Duties of the SABEW Board of Governors

The work of board members is vital to success of SABEW. Here is a summary of the general duties and obligations of SABEW board members. Board members are: Required to attend in person the SABEW board and membership meetings. The board meets twice a year, at the annual SABEW spring and fall conference. The SABEW membership meetings also occur during the conferences. The SABEW board also meets by ...[Read More]

July 2016

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Caleb Silver

Caleb Silver has been the editor-in-chief of Investopedia since 2016. He is an award-winning media executive with more than 20 years of experience in business news, digital publishing and documentaries. Prior to joining Investopedia, Caleb was the Director of Business News for CNN and worked for the network for ten years in a variety of executive and management roles including the Executive Producer ...[Read More]

June 2016

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Roseanne Gerin

Roseanne Gerin has worked in journalism for more than 18 years, reporting on many different kinds of stories both in the United States and abroad. Roseanne is currently an editor at Radio Free Asia in Washington, where she writes stories on human rights, corruption, the environment, politics, economic development and labor issues in six Asian countries that have limited or no access to independent ...[Read More]

May 2016

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Patrick Sanders

Patrick Sanders is the assistant managing editor/investing at U.S. News & World Report in Washington, D.C. He previously was senior editor, investing at U.S. News & World Report. A former editor of The Herald Bulletin in Anderson, Indiana, Patrick was previously Connecticut news editor for The Associated Press. He then helped launch the New York Times editing center in Florida that produces ...[Read More]
Monday, May 9th, 2016

2016 Board of Governors Candidate – Roseanne Gerin

Roseanne Gerin Editor Radio Free Asia Roseanne Gerin has worked in journalism for more than 16 years, reporting on many different kinds of stories both in the United States and abroad. She is currently an editor at Radio Free Asia in Washington, where she writes stories on human rights, corruption, the environment, politics, economic development and labor issues in six Asian countries that have ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

2016 Board of Governors Candidate – Patrick Sanders

Patrick Sanders Senior editor for investing U.S. News & World Report Patrick Sanders heads the investing desk in the Money section for U.S. News & World Report in Washington, D.C. He is interested in developing continuing education programs that will help SABEW members become better journalists. A former editor of The Herald Bulletin in Anderson, Indiana, Sanders was previously Connecticut ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

2016 Board of Governors Candidate – Neil Roland

Neil Roland Head of US financial regulations team Lexis-Nexis’ MLex News I’d like to help invigorate SABEW and increase its penetration by tapping my quarter-century of business journalism experience, my digital and international perspective, and a history of service as a teacher and coach. I’m particularly intrigued by the opportunity to serve on the board’s training committee, offering ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

2016 Board of Governors Candidate – Caleb Silver

Caleb Silver Vice president, content Investopedia/IAC SABEW's mission is more important than ever, and I believe that it has both the right and the responsibility to expand its scope beyond the promotion of excellence in business journalism. As a member and an awards recipient, I am honored to be a nominee to the Board of Governors. If elected, I would push the Society to become a more dynamic ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

2016 Board of Governors Candidate – Amy Gleason

Amy Gleason Senior director, News S&P Global Market Intelligence I believe I can help bring new ideas and creativity to the challenges and pressures facing today's newsrooms. I love solving tough problems, and would be honored to collaborate with the SABEW board to bring thoughtful, relevant ideas to help shape the future of our newsrooms. As news director at SNL Financial, now part of ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

2016 Board of Governors Candidate – Sapna Maheshwari

Sapna Maheshwari (Incumbent) Business reporter Buzzfeed news SABEW's core mission to encourage and uphold "the highest standards of economic journalism" has never been more important than at this point in history. Corporations are influencing people's lives in unprecedented ways — sometimes good, often bad — and have a growing array of tools with which to silence or dilute fearless, substantive ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

2016 Board of Governors Candidate – Xana Antunes

Xana Antunes (Incumbent) Editor of New Initiatives Quartz My short stint on the SABEW board serving out the term of a departing board member has afforded me a close-up appreciation of the vital role the organization plays in the business journalism community. SABEW is an ideal forum to advance excellence in coverage of the global economy, nurture and share best practices, set high ethical ...[Read More]

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