The University of South Carolina is launching a doctorate fellowship for business journalism thanks to a $500,000 gift from Kenneth W. Baldwin Jr., a Columbia native and 1949 USC alumnus. The Baldwin Business and Financial Graduate Fellowship for Business Journalists, which will begin in the fall semester 2014, is valued at more than $70,000 per [...]
By Amanda Gomez Dow Jones News Fund Business Reporting Residency Social media enthusiast Sree Sreenivasan live-Tweeted as he became an American citizen. After more than 20 years, Sreenivasan can call the U.S. home, along with most of his social media accounts. Professor Sree, as he’s commonly known, is Columbia University’s chief digital officer. He’s also [...]
The latest journalism convention partnership is designed to add some job-hunting heft to NABJ. The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and Journalismnext.com have announced that they are working together to offer convention-goers this summer a resume database that should help both job-seekers and organizations looking to fill jobs. Journalismnext.com is a job and community [...]
Data, data everywhere. At least that’s what it seems like these days. New industries are sprouting up to help companies in their pursuit of “big data.” Reynolds Center presenters helped remind business journalists that data can work for them as well as they helped kick off the 50th anniversary of the annual Society of Business [...]
Barlett & Steele 2012 gold award winner David Barstow was among the nominees for the Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism announced today. Judy D. Olian, dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management also announced that John Huey, former editor-in-chief at Time Inc. will receive the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award. Global enterprise editor [...]
Whether you’re working in a mainstream news organization or striking out on your own with a blog, news site or freelance business, we’re all media entrepreneurs these days. In this workshop before the Excellence in Journalism (EIJ) 2013 Conference in Anaheim, Calif., learn how to brand and market yourself and to pitch your ideas, plus understand the basics of financial and time management.
Dozens of journalists teamed up to dig deep on 2.5 million files attached to more than 120,000 offshore companies and trusts. The result: a groundbreaking investigation on offshore secrecy – “Secrecy for Sale: Inside the Global Offshore Money Maze” – from The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The series has already gained international attention, [...]
Journalism programs at the University of Oklahoma and California State University, Fullerton will receive visiting business journalism professors next spring under an Arizona State University program funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. ASU’s Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is seeking experienced business journalists to fill these positions.
Business stories – or stories with strong business angles – have won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting in each of the last eight years. Business is fertile territory for investigative reporting, but all too often is overlooked by local reporters. Get the skills you need to identify and develop local investigative business stories at a free, daylong workshop in Madison, Wisc., on Saturday, Sept. 28.