2022

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.

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

2021

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

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


2020

October 14: Covering Business When You’re New to the Beat

October 8: Using Census Data to Tell Stories About the People and Businesses in Your Communities

September 15: Corporate Earnings During COVID – How to Dig Deep for the Best Stories

September 1: Maintaining the Quality and Integrity of U.S. Government Data

August 20: Economics and Epidemiology – Ask an Expert

August 11: Approaching the Business Beat with a Diverse Lens

July 8: Racial and Income Inequalities and Health Disparities

June 9: Covering the Election on the Business Desk

June 4: Local Economic Stories Using Data from the BLS Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)

May 20: Losing Your Job/ Losing Your Health Insurance – Health care insecurity among jobless workers during the pandemic

May 14: COVID-19’s Economic Impact on the Resiliency of the American Household with the St. Louis Fed

May 7: Taking the pulse of your county economy

April 27: COVID-19 – Taking Care of Journalists and Journalism and You

April 14: Covering the Business Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic

April 8: Protecting Your Physical and Mental Health While Covering COVID-19

April 2: What do 100 Million Fund Investors do When Markets Go Sideways

February: Building a Better Infographic – How to tell stories visually

January: Texas v. The U.S. and the ACA – One more time with feeling

January: Using Data to Create Powerful Stories


2019

November: Make public records part of your beat reporting

October: How to harness technology for innovative journalism

September: Learning about the Fed

August: Covering the nation’s trade disputes

July: The business of freelancing: How to chart a course for success

July: Will the ACA Live or Will It Die? Texas v. the U.S. Sponsored by The Commonwealth Fund

June: How to Cover One of the Newest Beats on the Business Desk: Marijuana

May: How to Write for a Millennial Audience

March: Copyright and fair use in a digital age: How to break news, produce lively coverage and keep it legal

February: Business Reporting on Natural Disasters

January: Beat Basics for New Reporters


2018

November: Behind the lens: How to shoot video for business stories

October: How to use social media to build a beat and break news

August: How to mine government contracting data for stories in your own backyard

July: Dig Deep into Health Care Data

July: Freelance Journalism – Getting down to business

June: Metrics to Magnify Your Journalism

May: Understanding economic indicators

April: Optimizing your professional brand on LinkedIn

March: Digital Strategy: Put together an e-newsletter that readers can’t resist

February: Covering Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology

January: Behind the lens – How to snap photos and videos that make business stories shine


2017

December: The ACA –  Still alive or on life support?

December: Under Siege –  The State of Press Freedom under the Trump Administration

November: Digital Strategy – How to Use SEO to Hook an Audience

October: Young Journalists, Big Impact 

September: International Trade in the Era of Trump

August: 10 Great Digital Tools for Business Journalists

July: Going Public – Reporting on IPOs

June: Reporting on Sports Business

May: Teenage Financial Literacy

May: Freelancing Your Way to Success

April: Investigating Nonprofit Organizations

March: Fighting Fake News

February: Digital Bootcamp – Telling Business Stories through Podcasts

January: Personal Finance in 2017


2016

November: What will happen to the ACA now?

October: Young journalists, big impact

September: Covering the election on the business desk

July: Coaching journalists toward their best work

May: Breaking news: Make your coverage overshadow the competition

March: Digital business writing – How to hook an audience

February: The First Amendment in the Digital Age

Larry Birger Young Business Journalist Teletraining: Top investigative tips for beginning business journalists

January: Digital Strategy – The rise of the emailed newsletter


View earlier virtual training topics.