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September 4, 2014 – Options Industry Council's Seminar on Options for Journalists
The Options Industry Council invites NYFWA members to a seminar on Options for Journalists

Who: The Options Industry Council Director of Education Joseph Burgoyne and Joe Corcoran, First Vice President of Government Relations, The Options Clearing Corporation.

What: A discussion on Equity Options, how they work, how the market is structured, regulatory issues and why options are important to derivatives, equities and other financial reporters and editors.

Where: The Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street, New York, NY

When: Thursday, September 4, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Also, please join us for a cocktail reception and snacks at The Harp, 729 Third Ave b/t 45th and 46th, from 5-7pm.

Contact:
Jim Binder
Director, Public Relations
The Options Industry Council
jbinder@theocc.com
312.322.9853

September 30, 2014 – Deadline for World Media Summit Global Awards for Excellence
The World Media Summit invites news agencies, newspapers, TV stations and news websites around the world and journalists working at these institutions to submit their work for consideration for the organization’s 2014 Global Awards for Excellence.


Background:
The first World Media Summit was held in Beijing in 2009. The summit was jointly initiated by 9 global leading media organizations - Xinhua News Agency, News Corp., the Associated Press, Thomson Reuters, ITAR-TASS, Kyodo News, BBC, Turner Broadcasting System, Google Inc. The WMS includes the Summit, the Presidium and the Secretariat.


The World Media Summit Global Awards for Excellence, launched by the World Media Summit, are the first comprehensive news awards covering multiple media formats, including press, photography, video and integrated media.
Designed to become an authoritative, credible and globally influential news showcase, the awards are open to news agencies, newspapers, TV stations and news websites around the world.


The awards honor “TRUTH, OBJECTIVITY, EXCELLENCE” in journalism, and encourage all media professionals to pursue excellence, while inspiring media setups to work with the times in the spirit of innovation.


There are three categories:
1. New Media Reporting Award;
2. Media Innovation Award;
3. Awards for Public Welfare (in developing countries only).


The WMS Secretariat will invite veteran and senior news practitioners from the Secretariat members and other world renowned media organizations, as well as experts and scholars, to act as judges. They are to proceed with their work in line with prevailing international norms and with the principle of "equality and justice."
The entries must have been published, released or broadcast by media organizations.


Time frame for entry publication: Jan. 1, 2012 - Dec. 31, 2013.
Entry submission period: Jul. 1, 2014 - Sept. 30, 2014.


The working language is English. There are no restrictions on the original language of the entry, but an English translation should be attached, based on which the reviews and judgment are made.


Winners will be announced iin November 2014. Winners will be given a certificate and $10,000 each.

For more information, please visit the website: www.worldmediasummit.org/ or contact Ms. Liang or Ms. Zheng at xinhuanorthamerica@xinhua.org or at (646) 588 7468 /7477

 

September 22, 2014 – A Postitive Outlook on the U.S. Employment Landscape/September Networking Night
Join your fellow NYFWA members for an evening of networking, where Gad Levanon, an economist with The Conference Board and author of a new major report on the U.S. employment situation, will discuss why he remains optimistic about employment in the U.S. As always, the NYFWA will provide light appetizers and members’ first two drinks are on us. **Attendees of this event must be members in good standing of the NYFWA.

When: Monday, September 22, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Social Bar & Grill 795 8th Avenue (between 48th/49th Streets)

RSVP: Mandatory to contact@nyfwa.org **Members must be in good standing to attend this event

 

October 9, 2014 – SABEW's Manhattan Conference
Make your plans now to attend the fall conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, October 9-10, in Midtown Manhattan.

A pre-conference personal finance workshop co-sponsored by SABEW and the National Endowment of Financial Education (NEFE) will be held October 9, at the Times Square Convene convention center. Separate registration is required. 
 
The conference will be held at by the City University of New York, Graduate School of Journalism.

More details including program schedule, speakers, how to register and hotel information can be found on SABEW’s conference website.

 

October 15, 2014 – Financial Follies Rehearsals Begin!!
Join your fellow NYFWA members on stage for this year's Financial Follies -which is already shaping up to be one of our best.

Following is this year's rehearsal schedule:
Wed., Oct. 15 6 p.m. –  9 p.m. Pearl Studios – 500 8th Ave. (between 35th & 36th), 12th floor


Mon., Oct. 20 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Pearl Studios – 500 8th Ave. (between 35th & 36th), 12th floor


Wed., Oct. 22, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Pearl Studios – 500 8th Ave. (between 35th & 36th), 12th floor


Mon., Oct. 27, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Pearl Studios – 500 8th Ave. (between 35th & 36th), 12th floor


Wed., Oct. 29, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Pearl Studios – 500 8th Ave. (between 35th & 36th), 12th floor


Mon., Nov. 3, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Pearl Studios – 500 8th Ave. (between 35th & 36th), 12th floor


Wed., Nov. 5, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Pearl Studios – 500 8th Ave. (between 35th & 36th), 12th floor


Mon., Nov. 10, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. **SIR Studios 520 W. 25th Street


Wed., Nov. 12, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. **SIR Studios 520 W. 25th Street


DRESS REHEARSAL: Sat., Nov. 15, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. **SIR Studios 520 W. 25th Street


Mon., Nov. 17, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Pearl Studios – 500 8th Ave. (between 35th & 36th), 12th floor


Wed., Nov. 19, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Pearl Studios – 500 8th Ave. (between 35th & 36th), 12th floor


2014 Financial Follies: Fri., Nov. 21, 6:30 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis, Time Square

 

November 21, 2014 – The Financial Follies
Don't miss the NYFWA's 72nd Financial Follies!!!

Friday, the twenty-first of November
Two thousand fourteen
At 7:30 PM
Cocktails at 6:30 PM
 
New York Marriott Marquis Hotel
Broadway Ballroom
Times Square, New York City

Table of Ten: $3,750
Individual Seats: $400
*Early Bird Option: Tables of Ten purchased before Oct. 1st are $3,500