OLD Media Moves

Former SABEW prez lands job at American Banker

December 8, 2009

Jodi Schneider, a former president of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, will start working next week at American Banker, she posted Tuesday on her Facebook page.

Schneider will have a senior editing position at the publication. She had previously worked for Congressional Quarterly and as local business editor of the Washington Post. She was president of SABEW in 1995 and remains active in business journalism as a trainer for the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

Schneider had been the the economics and finance editor of Congressional Quarterly, before becoming the media outlet’s first training director in 2007. She was laid off earlier this year and started a blog for DC journalists looking for a job.

Previously, she was an assistant managing editor at U.S. News & World Report.

Schneider had been a deputy managing editor at The Orlando Sentinel as well as an editor and reporter at newspapers in Wisconsin, Colorado and Florida. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

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