SABEW elects eight board members

The Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing members voted for eight seats on the SABEW board of governors. Six received a term ending in 2023, and two received a term ending in spring 2021. Those elected are: Cesca Antonelli, editor-in-chief, Bloomberg Industry Group (2020-2023 term) Robert Barba, spot news editor, Dow Jones Newswires and […]

Eight running for SABEW board

Eight journalists are seeking election for the Society for Advancing Business Editors and Writers board of governors. Voting opens Monday, April 27 and closes at 5 p.m. EDT on Friday, May 1. Voting members will receive  ballot information direct from the online voting service provider on Monday. If you are the voting member for […]

SABEW adds 67 members from South Asia

Sixty-seven journalists from major news organizations throughout Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have officially joined the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing as members. The South Asian business journalists met each other in Dubai last year at the “Benefits of South Asia Economic Integration” journalism summit developed by the Donald W. […]

SABEW Canada names Best in Business finalists

The Canadian chapter of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) is excited to (belatedly) announce the list of finalists for the 6th Annual Best in Business Awards competition, recognizing outstanding business reporting published and produced in Canada in 2019. This year’s finalists covered a wide range of stories, including a rags-to-riches-to-rags tale […]

SABEW announces Best in Business winners

The Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) announced Monday the results of its 25th annual Best in Business competition, which recognizes outstanding business journalism of 2019. Panels of judges selected 69 winners and 68 honorable mentions out of 1,082 entries. Submissions came from 183 news organizations across all platforms representing the breadth of […]

SABEW: Government agencies shouldn’t suppress economic data

The Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing sent out the following statement on Tuesday: The Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) issues a warning to federal, state and local authorities not to disrupt the normal flow of economic data to businesses, the public and the media. Despite the extraordinary disruptions posed by […]

SABEW postpones Toronto conference

Brian Borzykowski, the president of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, sent out the following to members on Monday: Out of an abundance of caution related to COVID-19, SABEW20, which was set for April 30 and May 1 in Toronto, has been postponed. We are working with our Toronto host partners to reschedule […]

Xana Fund hopes to help midcareer female biz journalists

When Quartz executive editor Xana Antunes died from cancer in late January, two of her business journalism friends sprung into action to honor her legacy. Lisa Gibbs, the former Associated Press business editor who is now director of news partnerships, and Suzanne Woolley, who covers wealth planning for Bloomberg News, have launched the Xana Fund through the Society […]

SABEW creates Xana Fund to support mid-career, female journalists

Disruption in the news industry has brought pain — and opportunity. New voices and technologies have greatly expanded the ways journalists can find, report and present stories, yet training to master and experiment with new skills is something many news outlets can’t or don’t offer. Enterprising journalists who want to explore or forge new paths […]

Stewart to receive SABEW Distinguished Achievement Award

James B. Stewart, columnist at The New York Times, a staff writer at The New Yorker and author of 11 books, will receive the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing’s highest honor – its Distinguished Achievement Award, for 2020. The award is given to an individual who has made a significant impact on the field […]