Missouri senior wins Heaster Scholarship in Business Journalism


University of Missouri senior Alexander Schiffer received the first $2,000 Jerry Heaster Scholarship in Business Journalism, named after the late Kansas City Star business editor and columnist. Schiffer, who counts Washington Post investigative reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein among … Continued

NYU’s entering Business Journalism Students


The following students have been admitted into New York University’s business and economics reporting master’s program beginning this fall: Nayla Al-Mamlouk graduated in December of 2015 with a B.A. in economics from Wellesley College. Yinan Che graduated from Shanghai International … Continued

Pennsylvania College plans to offer business journalism major


Thiel College in Pennsylvania will launch a business and financial journalism major this fall, according to an article in the Youngstown (Ohio) Vindicator. The Vindicator story states, “The new offering is a cooperative program between the Department of Media, Communication … Continued

Arkansas Hires Biz Journalist Wells to Teach


The University of Arkansas has hired business journalist Rob Wells to teach in the Lemke Department of Journalism in Fayetteville as an assistant professor. Wells will teach data journalism and develop some new courses for the department. This fall, he … Continued

Swasy named business journalism chair at W&L


Alecia Swasy, who currently teaches business journalism at the University of Illinois, has been named the Donald W. Reynolds Chair in business journalism at Washington & Lee University. She will start her new position on July 1. She will replace Pam Luecke, … Continued

South Carolina student wins Morrow Scholarship


Chuck Ringwalt, a senior majoring in broadcast, is the 2014-2015 recipient of the David J. Morrow Scholarship for Business Journalism at the University of South Carolina. The Morrow scholarship is a partnership between the School of Journalism and Mass Communications … Continued

ACBJ strikes deal with Dow Jones News Fund


American City Business Journals and the Dow Jones News Fund announced Wednesday a new partnership to offer reporting internships at several of its newspapers. The fund will train eight interns at New York University’s Arthur Carter Journalism Institute, June 1 to … Continued

Arizona State, Webster students win SABEW Best in Business


Brittany Elena Morris of Arizona State University won the Society of American Business Editors and Writers Best in Business award for students writing for professional publications Her story was story on southern Mexico farmers being let down by NAFTA, published … Continued