Board of Governors

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 group editorial director at 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 outlets, including the New York Daily News, CNN, CNBC, The Wall Street ...[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. 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 Sho’s ...[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 Managing Editor 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. ...[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 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; instructor 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. At the Milwaukee Sentinel, Nelson spent 10 years as a reporter covering City Hall, Milwaukee County government, and state issues, ...[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]
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

2016 Board of Governors Candidate – James T. Madore

James T. Madore (Incumbent) Senior Business Writer/Economy Newsday I would like to be considered for nomination to the SABEW Board of Governors for the Spring 2016 elections. I have served on the board for nearly three years and led the Finance Committee for about two years. The committee meets every month via teleconference to review SABEW’s finances and to suggest adjustments in spending ...[Read More]

October 2015

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

SABEW Welcomes Sapna Maheshwari, Business Reporter at BuzzFeed News, to Board of Governors

Sapna Maheshwari, a business reporter covering retail and e-commerce at BuzzFeed News, has been appointed to the board of governors of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. "As an award-winning reporter at a groundbreaking dot-com media organization, Sapna brings a great perspective to the board as we work to broaden our appeal among business journalists," said Joanna Ossinger, SABEW ...[Read More]
Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Sapna Maheshwari

Sapna Maheshwari is an advertising industry reporter for The New York Times. Previously she was with BuzzFeed News as a business reporter covering retail and e-commerce. Prior to BuzzFeed she was a reporter at Bloomberg News, where she covered retail and corporate credit and regularly contributed to Bloomberg Businessweek. She and a colleague won a Front Page Award from the Newswomen’s Club ...[Read More]
Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Pam Yip remembered at SABEWNYC15

By Marty Wolk Pam Yip, longtime business columnist for the Dallas Morning News, was remembered at SABEW’s 2015 fall conference in New York for her dedication to the organization, the profession and most of all, her readers. SABEW President Joanna Ossinger paid tribute to Yip for her passion and dedication to SABEW, honoring her with a posthumous President’s Award. Yip served on the board ...[Read More]
Monday, October 5th, 2015

Pam Yip, personal finance columnist dies

Longtime SABEW Board member Pam Yip passed away on Sunday from cancer. Pam was a personal finance columnist for the Dallas Morning News for 16 years and served on the SABEW board since 2007. “Pam Yip helped promote the highest standards of business journalism and made lasting friendships with SABEW members,” said Kathleen Graham, executive director of SABEW. “She was always ready to offer ...[Read More]

July 2015

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Xana Antunes

Xana Antunes is an award-winning editor and content creator with a career spanning digital media, video, long form storytelling, and daily news reporting. Currently, Xana is executive editor at Quartz. Previously at Quartz she was the editor for new initiatives, where she combines responsibility for the video lab and talent lab along with developing feature stories and working with the senior ...[Read More]

June 2015

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Dean Murphy

Dean E. Murphy is an award-winning journalist at The New York Times, where he is currently an associate managing editor for investigations. His career, which has spanned three decades and three continents, includes assignments as a war correspondent in Europe and Africa, as a political reporter in California and New York, as an editor overseeing business news, national news and investigations, and ...[Read More]

March 2015

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Shobhana Chandra

Shobhana (Sho) Chandra is a Washington-based economics reporter for Bloomberg News, which she joined in 1998. She covers the U.S. economy, from jobs and consumer spending to manufacturing, trade, prices and housing. Sho previously worked in New Delhi for two of India’s biggest business newspapers, Economic Times and Financial Express, around the time the South Asian economy was opening up to ...[Read More]
Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Robert Barba

Robert Barba is spot news editor for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires. Robert previously served as banking and fintech writer and analyst at Bankrate. Prior to that he served as deputy editor of American Banker's dealmaking and strategy section. He joined American Banker in late 2007 as a community banking reporter, just in time for the financial crisis. Robert played a lead role ...[Read More]
Friday, March 27th, 2015

Suzanne Barlyn

Suzanne Barlyn covers the U.S. insurance industry for Reuters. Suzanne joined Reuters in 2011 to cover the Wall Street’s industry-funded regulator, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. In 2015, Suzanne began covering New York’s Department of Financial Services and financial enforcement cases. Suzanne has broken news about a breadth of topics – from UBS advisers pushing risky Puerto ...[Read More]
Friday, March 27th, 2015

Brad Foss

Brad Foss is global business editor at The Associated Press. Brad directs daily coverage and long-term strategy for global staff of more than 55 reporters and editors. Staffers under his supervision have won numerous SABEW Best in Business awards. Brad, who has been with The AP since 1999 and is based in Washington, D.C., previously reported on energy and transportation. Prior to joining the ...[Read More]

October 2014

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Bryan Borzykowski

Bryan Borzykowski is a Canadian-based business editor and writer, who now resides in Winnipeg after living in Toronto for nearly 16 years. Bryan has written for a number of publications in Canada and the U.S., including the Globe and Mail, Canadian Business, the New York Times, CNBC, BBC Capital, CNNMoney and more. Bryan’s main areas of focus are investing, personal finance, small business and ...[Read More]

May 2014

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Marty Steffens

Marty Steffens is SABEW chair in business journalism at the University of Missouri. Marty worked in the newspaper industry for 30 years, heading up many in-depth and investigative projects. Projects she edited helped change federal laws on military air crashes involving civilians, and court challenges she spearheaded opened family court records in New York. Marty worked for the Los Angeles Times, ...[Read More]
Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Kevin G. Hall

Kevin G. Hall is a senior investigator and chief economics correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers. He shared the 2016 Pulitzer Prize as part of the Panama Papers team, and is a 2010 Pulitzer finalist and Loeb Award winner for reporting on Wall Street and the financial crisis. From 1999 to 2005 Hall was Knight Ridder’s Brazil-based South America bureau chief, and won the Sigma Delta Chi for Best ...[Read More]

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