UNC hires LaRoche to teach business journalism

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill has hired Michelle LaRoche to teach business journalism. LaRoche, currently the Baldwin Chair in Business and Financial Journalism at the University of South Carolina’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications, earned a master’s degree at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. Her teaching focus is on covering business, finance and economics […]

Tsinghua master’s program in biz journalism seeking applications

Applications to the Global Business Journalism master’s program will open in early November for the 2023-2024 academic year. The Global Business Journalism program is a partnership between Tsinghua University, the International Center for Journalists and Bloomberg News. It is the premier English language business journalism master’s program in Asia, and it has attracted students from […]

South Carolina names Morrow biz journalism scholarship winners

The 2022 recipients of the David J. Morrow Scholarship for Business Journalism at the University of South Carolina are Jade Crooks, Riley Edenbeck, Tyler Fedor, Addison Hinkle, Brook McDaniel and Stephen Pastis. The Morrow Scholarship is a partnership between the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina and the Society for Advancing Business […]

San Antonio Report biz and tech reporter Cunningham named Evans fellow

Texas-based journalist and photographer Waylon Cunningham has been selected as the first fellow of the Sir Harry Evans Global Fellowship in Investigative Journalism at Reuters. Cunningham – who is currently a reporter at the San Antonio Report – will receive a fellowship with Durham University beginning in early 2023 that involves pursuing a six-to-nine-month investigative […]

SABEW names 25 to data immersion workship

Twenty-five business journalists were selected for the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing’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 […]

Two biz reporters receive National Press Foundation fellowships for Wharton

The National Press Foundation has awarded fellowships for two journalists to attend the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists. Samantha Delouya of Business Insider and Sally Ho of the Associated Press will attend the Oct. 17–19 seminars in Philadelphia at the Wharton School. Each year, NPF provides funds for two journalists to attend the seminars at […]

Garza hired as endowed business journalism professor at Illinois

Melita M. Garza has been appointed as the Tom and June Netzel Sleeman Scholar in Business Journalism and an associate professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. During her two-decades in journalism, Garza worked as a reporter at the Chicago Tribune and Bloomberg News, and as an associate editor of the McKinsey Quarterly in London. […]

NYU names new students for business journalism program

New York University’s Arthur Carter Institute has named its incoming students to its business and economics reporting master’s program. Entering September 2022 William Bennett graduated from St Edmunds College, Cambridge University in 2022 with a Master of Public Policy. As a student he focused specifically on energy policy, writing his major thesis on the topic of […]

Reuters names three student scholarship winners

Reuters announced Monday the recipients of three scholarships for graduate journalism programs at New York University, City University of New York and Northwestern University. The scholarships aim to help early-career journalists develop the skills they need to succeed in an ever-changing industry and to drive greater diversity in the newsroom. Kailyn Rhone received a scholarship […]

McGraw Center seeks applicants for fall fellowships

Are you a journalist with a great idea for a high-impact story that “Follows the Money,” but few resources to get it done? The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism would like to hear from you. The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism provides experienced journalists with grants up to $15,000 and the editorial support needed […]