Seven biz journalists seeking six SABEW board seats

Society of American Business Editors and Writers members will be casting ballots this year for candidates running for six seats on the Board of Governors. Each term lasts for three years, ending in the spring of 2020. There are seven candidates running for the six available seats. All are members in good standing. The incumbent […]

Larry Ingrassia to receive SABEW Distinguished Achievement Award

Lawrence Ingrassia, managing editor of the Los Angeles Times, will receive the Society of American Business Editors and Writers’ highest honor, its Distinguished Achievement Award, for 2017. The award is given to an individual who has made a significant impact on the field of business journalism and who has served as a nurturing influence on others in the profession. “I’ve […]

SABEW names Best in Business award winners

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers announced Friday the results of its 22nd annual Best in Business competition, which recognizes outstanding stories published or aired in 2016. The 112 winners and honorable mentions represent all formats and corners of the world. One hundred seventy-five news organizations submitted 946 entries across 65 categories. For […]

SABEW17 to focus on reinventing business journalism

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers meets in Seattle on April 27-29 and focuses on reinventing storytelling and business journalism. You’ll get to spend time with the tools, platforms and business models you need to more effectively do your job, network with senior executives from top companies and interact with top thinkers on how new […]

Hamrick named SABEW VP, will become president in April

Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst and Washington bureau chief of, has been named vice president of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, the largest association of business journalists. Hamrick, who began serving as SABEW treasurer last year, will take over as president at the conclusion of the organization’s 2017 spring conference, which […]

SABEW extends Best in Business deadline one week

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers has extended the deadline to enter its annual Best in Business contest by one week. The deadline is now Tuesday, Feb. 7 at midnight EST. The Best in Business features new such as including video, airlines/travel, media/entertainment and management/leadership/career. Click here to see all categories. The contest has also become […]

SABEW’s Best in Business contest opens Dec. 1

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers will open its 2016 Best in Business awards contest on Dec. 1. As in past years, the 2016 BIBs have been updated to reflect the rapidly evolving media landscape. Among this year’s new features: All BIBs will be platform agnostic. Entrants will compete based on the size […]

SABEW seeks fellows for health care workshop

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers is seeking applications for a workshop in Washington that will help journalists better understand health care economics and provide an update on the Affordable Care Act. The training program comes during insurance-enrollment season, in which more than 8 million Americans are expected to use government exchanges. With double-digit […]

Hall receives SABEW President’s Award

Kevin G. Hall, chief economics correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers, was recognized by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers with one of the highest honors, the President’s Award. Hall received the honor during the SABEW fall conference held at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in Midtown Manhattan. Hall, a former SABEW board member and […]

SABEW picks Seattle for 2017 conference

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers will host its 2017 annual conference in Seattle, the organization announced Friday. Associated Press business editor Lisa Gibbs and Beth Hunt of American City Business Journals will be the co-chairs of the conference, which will be held April 27 to April 29. “We want to focus on themes of how all […]