Silver to become SABEW president

Caleb Silver, editor-in-chief and senior vice president at Investopedia, will be installed as the new president of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing on Thursday at noon during the annual membership meeting. He succeeds Kim Quillen, business source editor at Chicago Tribune, who served as SABEW’s president for the past year. Silver has […]

SABEW is accepting Best in Business Book Award entries

The Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing announced the second annual Best in Business Book Awards recognizing and celebrating outstanding business books is now open for submissions. SABEW is well-known for its prestigious Best in Business annual awards but this award focuses on business books as a standalone category. The awards will recognize ground-breaking […]

SABEW announces new board members

The Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing announced Thursday that Romaine Bostick, a Bloomberg Television news anchor, and Pia Sarkar, business news editor at The Associated Press, have been elected to the board of governors. SABEW membership also re-elected Rich Barbieri, deputy business editor of The New York Times; Matthew Goldberg, consumer banking reporter at Bankrate; Andrew Leckey, international speaker and […]

SABEW board voting starts Monday

Voting for the SABEW Board of Governors opens Monday, June 7 and closes at 5 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 11. Voting members will receive the ballot information direct from the online voting service provider Opavote.org on Monday. If you are the voting member for your newsroom and also have an individual membership, you will receive two separate […]

Bloomberg reporter Hagan receives Best Young Journalist Award

SABEW Canada has presented its Jeff Sanford Best Young Journalist Award to Shelly Hagan of Bloomberg News. Hagan graduated from the University of Missouri in 2017 and joined Bloomberg as a Canadian economy reporter in September 2019, a little more than six months before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Since then, she has been responsible for […]

SABEW Canada outstanding achievement award to Babad

SABEW Canada has given its Outstanding Achievement Award to longtime business journalism Michael Babad, who died last year. Babad spent two decades as a senior business editor at The Globe and Mail, where he was universally beloved—a near-miraculous accomplishment in the journalism game. His writing displayed that rare combination of deep business knowledge and sly humor, […]

SABEW Canada names Best in Business finalists

SABEW Canada named Wednesday the finalists for its Best in Business competition. They are: Audio or Visual Storytelling Kyle Bakx (CBC News), “Portrait of retail survival: Inside a strip mall during COVID-19” Gabriel Friedman (Financial Post), “Down to Business: ‘No science’ behind lobster dispute” Rob Carrick, Roma Luciw, Kiran Rana, Hannah Sung, Amanda Cupido and […]

SABEW names Best in Business winners

Some of the biggest business stories of 2020, including an investigation into President Donald Trump’s taxes, a special report on human trafficking in a booming southern city, and an ambitious package on racial inequality, are among the winning entries in the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing’s 26th annual Best in Business competition. Judges awarded 78 […]

SABEW launches mentorship program for college students of color

Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing president Kim Quillen sent out the following announcement on Tuesday: Diversity is a priority for many of our newsrooms, and it is for SABEW as well. That’s why I’m excited to share that SABEW is launching a mentorship program designed to encourage college students of color who are considering careers […]

SABEW’s Best in Business contest is now accepting entries

The Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing is now accepting entries for its 25th Best in Business competition. Last year, 183 news organizations across all platforms participated. There are two new categories this year — data journalism and the business of sports. Three things to know about the 2020 Best in Business contest: It is […]