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Freelance journalist Megan Kamerick on establishing a financial foundation
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Freelance journalist Megan Kamerick on establishing a financial foundation

By on Jul 17, 2013

From real estate and economic development to tourism and the creative economy, Megan Kamerick has dabbled in almost every business beat. In her 20-year career, she has been a business reporter and editor at the San Antonio Business Journal, the New Orleans CityBusiness and, most recently, the New Mexico Business Weekly. She has won multiple [...]

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Forbes’ Richard Behar on travel, profiles and investigative financial journalism
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Forbes’ Richard Behar on travel, profiles and investigative financial journalism

Throughout his career, Richard Behar has traveled to more than 40 countries and written award-winning investigative pieces for Forbes, Time and Fortune magazines and a wide-range of other publications. In 2008, SABEW awarded him the “Best in Business Award” for an enterprise piece he wrote in the sub-Sahara for Fast Company magazine called “China Storms [...]

Investment guru Sheldon Jacobs shares advice on covering the stock market
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Investment guru Sheldon Jacobs shares advice on covering the stock market

Sheldon Jacobs knew he wouldn’t make it as a traditional business reporter, so he built a career providing expert investment advice to the general public. In 1974, he launched a monthly mutual-fund newsletter, The No-Load Fund Investor, and wrote his way to the top.  Jacobs said there were several other publications specializing in no-loads when he started [...]

WSJ’s Russell Gold shares his roadmap for covering the energy beat
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WSJ’s Russell Gold shares his roadmap for covering the energy beat

Whether he’s covering energy, oil prices, commodities or hurricanes, Russell Gold finds a way to connect with his readers. It was love that brought Gold to his current job as an energy beat reporter for the Wall Street Journal in Austin. He was a reporter first for the San Antonio Express-News before joining the Journal’s energy [...]

Bloomberg News’ Angela Greiling Keane on navigating the auto beat
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Bloomberg News’ Angela Greiling Keane on navigating the auto beat

Angela Greiling Keane’s reporting has taken her to the crowded intersection where autos, technology and government merge. As a Bloomberg News reporter in Washington D.C., her beat includes transportation, auto-industry regulation and the U.S. Postal Service.  Her dogged reporting earned her a Loeb finalist spot this year in the explanatory category for the story “End [...]

Reuters’ Luke Baker on building a career as an international business correspondent
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Reuters’ Luke Baker on building a career as an international business correspondent

Luke Baker’s career has taken him all over the globe to report on everything from film festivals and football tournaments to the conflict in Congo and the Angolan Civil War. Now Baker has landed in Brussels where he covers finance and politics and serves as bureau chief. He is also a co-author of “Untold Stories [...]

Reuters’ Felix Salmon on finding your voice, confidence and a place in the blogosphere
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Reuters’ Felix Salmon on finding your voice, confidence and a place in the blogosphere

Felix Salmon has blogged since the beginning of the blogosphere. Now he has 110 categories of articles, ranging from credit ratings to climate change, and has established himself as a fresh, authoritative voice on the business beat. Salmon launched his journalism career in 1995 as a graduate trainee for EuroMoney, a UK-based monthly magazine covering [...]

UNC’s Chris Roush points to untapped business stories and offers simple tips to improve coverage
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UNC’s Chris Roush points to untapped business stories and offers simple tips to improve coverage

UNC’s Chris Roush on finding untapped financial stories and building a business journalism career

Economics reporter Tim Logan on juggling a complex beat and telling ‘people’ stories
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Economics reporter Tim Logan on juggling a complex beat and telling ‘people’ stories

For Tim Logan, being a successful economics reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch means taking important national economic issues and making them relevant at the local level.  Logan spent most of 2010 working on a series called “Can St. Louis Compete?” with his colleague, business columnist David Nicklaus.  As St. Louis began emerging from the recession, Logan knew [...]

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