SABEW has announced winners in the 19th annual Best in Business competition. Bloomberg News and its related media outlets, including Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg BusinessWeek and Bloomberg TV, led with 13 honors. The New York Times had eight honors; Reuters, seven; American Banker, six; and the Los Angeles Times and ProPublica had five honors each. FULL [...]
After five years of leading the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, I’m leaving the center in March and will become project manager of APME’s NewsTrain. The change fits with a shift in my personal life. I am moving back east, where I am starting an international training consultancy. Stay tuned for details @LindaAustin_.
I recently interviewed my former Arizona Republic colleague Tom Zoellner at the wonderful civic treasure that is Town Hall Seattle. The occasion: His tour promoting his new book, Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World — From the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief. There is life after journalism. Zoellner has a well-reviewed book [...]
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism has awarded fellowships to two journalists to attend the annual conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) in Phoenix March 27-29.
Students from Elon, Central Michigan and Texas Christian universities have won business journalism internships as part of the Reynolds Visiting Business Journalism Professors Program. The program, which has placed visiting professors in business journalism on nine campuses since 2012, permits students from those campuses to compete for internships.
“You’d better learn how to play the game, and I don’t just mean the game of football” — North Dallas Forty In 1989, someone gave me a present: A balsa wood kit of a Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. We both worked at the Dayton Daily News, which at the time had the greatest concentration of talent [...]
When I was young, I was covering the historic Texaco-Pennzoil trial in Houston. At one point, James Kinnear, the president of Texaco sought me out and we had a great conversation. He left me his card and wrote his private telephone number on it (this was pre-cell phone days). I felt important. “Never forget where [...]
Below are session recordings, PowerPoint presentations and handouts from Day 1 of Reynolds Business Journalism Week 2014, which consists of concurrent four-day seminars: one for business journalists called Strictly Financials, and one for professors on how to teach business journalism.
Below are session recordings, PowerPoint presentations and handouts from Day 1 of Reynolds Business Journalism Week 2014, which consists of concurrent four-day seminars: one for business journalists called Strictly Financials, and one for professors on how to teach business journalism. The business journalism professors studied classroom organization and syllabus writing with Chris Roush of the [...]