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The following are recorded webinars for business journalists. Our education committee has also created “how we did it” podcasts for journalism educators to use in journalism classrooms. Check them out.

March 16: Covering the Fed – A year into rate increases

Jan. 26: Covering Crypto – From fallouts to legislation


Dec. 15: Covering Retail – How inflation and inventories are impacting holiday sales

Nov. 29: Legends of Business News with Allan Sloan

Nov. 10: Post-Election Impacts on Business and the Economy

Oct. 25: Nailing Down the Numbers

Sept. 30:  Reporting During Economic Uncertainty

Aug. 26: The Business of Sports

June 23: Covering Red-Hot Inflation

May 12-13: #SABEW22 conference in New York (13 sessions)

April 11: Prepare to Launch

March 3: Covering the Economic Impact of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Feb. 28: Effectively using public, private sector data in economic reporting

Feb. 15: Legends of Business News with Diana Henriques

Feb. 9: The Tipping Point

Jan. 28: The Gagging of America

Jan. 11: Legends of Business News with Carol Loomis


Dec. 16: How to Cover the Great Recession

Nov. 17: Reporting on Bankruptcies and Debt

Nov. 1: Strategies for Landing Jobs and Internships in Business Journalism

Oct. 12: Legends of Business News – Myron Kandel

Sept 28: How to apply to a top journalism internship. Insider tips from new and veteran journalists

Sept 14: A Double Whammy – Medical debt and COVID

July 28: 10 Fundamental Documents and Data Sets New Business Reporters Need to Know About

July 20: Preventing Burnout

July 13: How Have Americans Coped Financially During the Pandemic?

June 30: Covering Cryptocurrency

April 21: Fact Checking for Business Journalists

April 8: Stock Market Fundamentals for Business Journalists

April 7: The Benefits of a Career in Business Journalism

March 23: How/When Will We Get Back to Work?

March 3: The New Rules of Business: How to Report on ESG

February 12: Story Ideas – What Are We Missing?

February 11: Racial Disparities and Impediments to Getting People Vaccinated

February 10: Vaccine Policy: What is the thinking behind who gets the vaccine and when?

February 9: Vaccine Distribution: Where’s it going? How to track what’s happening in your area

February 8: Vaccine and Therapeutics Development

February 3: Business and Economic Journalism

January 29: What is Business Journalism?

January 27: The Vaccine Rollout – How it’s going? Or not?

January 19: How to Thrive in a Virtual Newsroom




Covering Business When Business Isn’t Your Beat

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Goldschmidt FRED Workshop in St. Louis

Twenty-five business journalists were selected for SABEW’s 2022 Goldschmidt FRED advanced data workshop on Oct. 19-21 in St. Louis.  The journalists will visit the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis during the program to learn about economic data. They will also hear from speakers who will discuss how they take the pulse of the American economy, feed that information to the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) and influence interest rate decisions.

The fellows include:

  1.  Lisa Benton, health and wellness editor, Columbus African American News Journal/Freelance
  2.  Seth Bodine, business and economic development reporter, Fort Worth Report
  3.  Jeff Bollier, regional business reporter, Green Bay Press-Gazette/USA TODAY Network-Wisconsin
  4.  Christa Corrigan, content editor, Buckingham Wealth Partners
  5.  Gabriel Cortes, data journalist, CNBC
  6.  Elena Cox, senior data reporter, Stacker
  7.  Serge Debrebant, freelance contributor, Citywire Germany
  8.  Kelly Dereuck, student reporter, Missouri Business Alert
  9.  Sydney Franklin, real estate enterprise reporter, Cincinnati Enquirer
  10.  Austen Hufford, national economics reporter, The Wall Street Journal
  11.  Llewellyn Jones, data journalist, Investigative Economics
  12.  Steph Kukuljan, real estate reporter, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  13.  Gloria Lloyd, real estate reporter, St. Louis Business Journal
  14.  Stephen MacLeod, CRE and economic development reporter, Memphis Business Journal
  15.  Annika Merrilees, business reporter, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  16.  Dan Mika, reporter/graduate student, Freelance/Missouri School of Journalism
  17.  Tristan Navera, real estate reporter, Washington Business Journal
  18.  Genevieve Redsten, real estate/financial growth/opportunities reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  19.  Gabriel Rubin, national economics reporter, The Wall Street Journal
  20.  David Schepp, news editor, Cheapism.com
  21.  Mitchell Schnurman, business columnist, The Dallas Morning News
  22.  Maddy Simpson, data reporter, St. Louis Business Journal
  23.  Joel Stinnett, senior reporter covering health care and banking, Nashville Business Journal
  24.  Vanessa Sumo, data editor, Chicago Booth Review
  25.  Kathryn Vasel, reporter, Freelance

View the agenda – topics and times are subject to change.

The workshop is funded by a grant to SABEW from the Walter and Karla Goldschmidt Foundation and organized by Marty Steffens, SABEW chair at the University of Missouri. The St. Louis Federal Reserve will be supplying much of the content.

Follow the workshop conversation on Twitter: #SABEWandFRED.


October 19, 2022
October 21, 2022
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