Reuters awards NABJ scholarships to Northwestern, CUNY students

Reuters announced Tuesday the winners of two Reuters-National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) scholarships for graduate journalism programs — JayJuan Jones at Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, and Randi Love at CUNY’s Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism. Each student will receive a value of more than $40,000 in tuition […]

SABEW fall conference next week to focus on the future of work

Leaders from big business, government, unions and journalism will converge at the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing’s annual virtual conference next week on Oct. 12-14. The three-day conference is themed “The Future of Work: The Changing Global Workforce and how it’s Reshaping Business.” The conference will feature the following speakers: Dr. Scott Gottlieb, […]

CoinDesk seeks a learn editor

CoinDesk is seeking an ambitious and entrepreneurial senior editor to lead the growth of educational and evergreen content. The Learn Editor will oversee the development of articles, video and other content intended to educate and inform a broad spectrum of readers new to the world of cryptocurrency, working with both staff editors and freelance writers […]

Wharton Business Journalism flagship program seeks applicants

The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists is presenting its flagship program on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, and Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. The program will take place online. View the agenda here. The seminars provide an exceptional opportunity for national and international journalists to improve their reporting skills and gain valuable insights through faculty lectures and dynamic […]

Reynolds biz journalism chair Timmermans on his plans

Jeffrey Timmermans has recently been named the Reynolds Chair in Business Journalism at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Here he shares his vision for the Reynolds Center and his plans: Why is business journalism important? Why is an entire center dedicated to it? Business journalism is important to everyone’s life. […]

NYU business and economics reporting program names incoming class

The business and economics reporting master’s program at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute has named its incoming class. They are: Anniek Yunxin Bao graduated from the University of Sydney in 2020 with a B.A. in Media and Communications while also majoring in Sociology. After graduation, Anniek worked at the Reuters Beijing bureau as […]

WSJ reporter Chapman to cover education

Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Chapman is now covering the education beat. He joined the paper two years ago and has been covering criminal justice. He previously was an award-winning reporter covering education for the New York Daily News. A graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, Chapman wrote more than 2,200 articles about New York […]

Quinnipiac hires Silver to be Abelson chair

Quinnipiac University has hired Sara Silver as the first Alan Abelson Endowed Professor of Business Journalism/Financial Communication. She will also start on Aug. 16. Silver has been lecturing at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where she is an adjunct, and conducting training sessions at many newsrooms including The Washington Post. Her career includes reporting at […]

The Markup’s Mattu named Knight-Wallace fellow

Surya Mattu, an investigative Data Journalist at The Markup, has been named a Knight-Wallace Reporting Fellow at the University of Michigan. Mattu will research how smartphone applications are used to track consumers. The Knight-Wallace Reporting Fellowships provide an academic year of support and collaborative learning. Fellows undertake projects examining pressing public challenges including social shifts […]

Timmermans hired to run Reynolds Center at Arizona State

Jeffrey Timmermans has been named the Reynolds Chair in Business Journalism at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Timmermans will direct Cronkite’s Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, which works with journalists around the world to improve the quality of coverage of business and the economy, as well as […]