O’Neil chair Vamos leaving SMU at end of academic year

Mark Vamos, the O’Neil Chair in Business Journalism at Southern Methodist University, is leaving the program at the end of the 2018-19 academic year. Vamos and his wife are returning to New York. His wife, Leslie Eaton, has accepted a new job as senior editor at The Marshall Project in New York. “SMU will launch a national […]

Stony Brook professorship named for biz journalism legend Marshall Loeb

The family of legendary business journalist Marshall Loeb has funded a professorship in his name at the Stony Brook University School of Journalism. Michael and Margaret Loeb, his son and daughter, have funded the Marshall R. Loeb Visiting Professorship in Digital News and Audience Engagement. The Loeb Professorship will be awarded to an outstanding journalist and […]

McGraw Center seeks fellowship applications

The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism, an initiative of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York, began offering Fellowships to accomplished business journalists in the summer of 2014. More than two dozen veteran journalists have since been awarded grants of up to $15,000. The deadline for Winter 2019 […]

New Knight-Bagehot director Narisetti talks about its changes

Longtime business journalist Raju Narisetti became director of the Knight-Bagehot program for business journalists at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism this summer. The Bagehot program for business journalists was started in 1975 by Steve Shepard, who went on to become editor of BusinessWeek magazine and the founding dean of the CUNY Graduate School of […]

College newspaper starts a business section

Jack O. Denton, the editor in chief of the student newspaper The Varsity at the University of Toronto, writes about why it has started a business section. Denton writes, “The launch of a section focusing on business, innovation, finance, and entrepreneurship is part of an ongoing commitment to serving our readers and developing our contributors. […]

Knight-Bagehot application for 19-20 is now open

The 2019-20 application for a Knight Bagehot Fellowship at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is now open. The deadline for completing the application, in its entirety, is Jan. 31, 2019. The Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism offers qualified journalists the opportunity to enhance their understanding and knowledge of business, economics, finance […]

Chicago Booth seeks applications for 2019 biz journalism program

The Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business is organizing its Journalists in Residence Program March 25 to June 15, 2019 in Chicago. The program aims to shape the next generation of leaders in business reporting. Participants will audit classes, participate in events, collaborate with peers and […]

Wharton Seminars opens applications for funding

The Wharton School invites business journalists to apply for Penn Wharton Public Policy Funding, which will allow up to five business reporters who cover aspects of public policy to attend the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists flagship program in Philadelphia this year. Each funding opportunity covers the cost of tuition, course materials, most group meals, lodging for three nights […]

Reuters-NABJ scholarship winners named

Reuters announced that the winners of two Reuters-National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) scholarships are Arriana McLymore and Akintunde Ahmad for graduate journalism programs at New York University and Columbia University, respectively. Each student will receive a value of more than $40,000 in tuition and credits for the 2018-2019 academic year funded by Reuters and […]

Biz journalism organization to fund Medill scholarship

The American Society of Business Publication Editors Foundation has launched a $5,000 annual college scholarship program to encourage graduate students to study business journalism. The ASBPE Foundation will offer the scholarship to one student a year at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications. ASBPE, a 2,000-member organization of trade-publication editors and others […]