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March 12, 2024 ​ –– Making Substack Work for You

Join the New York Financial Writers' Association for a discussion about the realities of making a living through Substack, the new medium that allows journalists to send subscription-based digital newsletters directly to their readers by email. Danielle DiMartino Booth, CEO & chief strategist for QI Research and the author of FED UP: An Insider’s Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America, will talk about why she chose to use Substack to distribute her company’s newsletters and how she has gone about building up a following.

February 6, 2024 ​ –– Author Zeke Faux on Number Go Up: The Crypto Book Everyone is Talking About

In 2021, cryptocurrency was the next big thing. No one really knew what it was or how it worked, but it was clear some people were making a fortune off it. So Bloomberg News investigative reporter Zeke Faux decided to dig into it. "What started as a curiosity -- with a dash of FOMO -- would morph into a two-year, globe-spanning quest to understand the wizards behind the world's new financial machinery," Faux says on his website.

October 24, 2023 ​ –– NYFWA’s Elliott V. Bell Award & Impact Award Ceremony

Join members and friends of the New York Financial Writers’ Association for a special evening at The Wall Street Journal on October 24th to honor Michael Siconolfi as the recipient of the 47th Elliott Bell Award, along with Jeff Horwitz and a team of Wall Street Journal journalists as the winners of the 2022 Impact Award for Distinguished Financial Journalism.  

September 26th, 2023 – Turn Your Beat Reporting into a Book: The Inside Story of Wonder Boy

Tony Hsieh, founder of Zappos, mysteriously died in November, 2020 after being trapped in a shed fire in Connecticut. A week after his death, Forbes reporters, Angel Au-Yeung and David Jeans, published the definitive story of Hsieh's life -- from his early entrepreneurial days to Amazon's $1.2 billion acquisition of Zappos in 2009.

June 6th, 2023 – The Art of the Scoop with David Faber

CNBC reporter and co-anchor David Faber has become a journalistic master at both breaking news and executing broad, insightful TV documentaries during his more than 25 years at the network. He’s broken a long list of major stories, including Disney’s purchase of most of Twenty-First Century Fox’s assets, the fraud scandal at WorldCom, and Rupert Murdoch’s bid to buy Dow Jones & Co.

June 13, 2023 – Twitter Alternatives for Disseminating News & Tracking Social Media Trends

The uproar over the fate of Twitter under billionaire Elon Musk has created uncertainty around news dissemination and tracking social media trends as vital parts of current and future news operations. This panel will offer journalists a way to shape the narrative around how media outlets are broadening their reach beyond Twitter to other platforms and methods.

May 23, 2023 – An Alternative Perspective

Senior journalists covering the alternative investment industry, investor relations professionals and money managers weigh in on the changing nature of media coverage of hedge funds, private equity and venture capital and the different perspectives on both sides in a joint-event between the New York Alternative Investment Roundtable and the New York Financial Writers’ Association. Maneet Ahuja, a senior editor at Forbes and the founder of ICONOCLAST; Antoine Gara, a US Private and Institutional Capital Correspondent for the Financial Times; and Sara

May 3rd, 2023 – The Impact of #MeToo on Wall Street, Corporate America & the Media

Five years after the birth of the “MeToo” hashtag in the wake of media exposes on film mogul Harvey Weinstein and then-CBS CEO Les Moonves, what impact has the movement had on Wall Street and corporate America’s treatment of women? 

March 8th, 2023 – 46th Annual Elliott V. Bell Award Ceremony Honoring Ellen Pollock

Join members and friends of the New York Financial Writers’ Association for a special evening on March 8th honoring the 2021 recipient of the Elliott V. Bell Award, Ellen Pollock, the business editor of The New York Times.

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