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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? 

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.

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.

January 18th, 2023 – Personal Branding for Journalists: The What, Why & How

Are you envious of other reporters' Twitter personas? Do you want to get better at building a personal brand, but don't know how? Do you wonder if you even need to have a public presence on social media to do your job? This New York Financial Writers' Association event will highlight personal branding in journalism, the dos and the don'ts, and the changing policies around social media use in newsrooms. 

November 14th, 2022 – The Business of Landing a Job in Financial Journalism

Are you planning to look for a journalism job in New York City? The New York Financial Writer’s next event will highlight ways to approach a job search and will feature a panel of four young journalism graduates who recently secured positions in financial news and will discuss their individual experiences.

December 7th, 2022 – Getting Real With Ali Velshi

Award-winning broadcast journalist and longtime NYFWA member Ali Velshi (@AliVelshi) will discuss his experiences covering global and economic issues through a financial lens. Among the topics Velshi will hit on are the global backsliding of democracy, equality and justice under the law, the increasing threat of persecution –and even genocide— and the failure of global organizations to deal with any of it.

September 20th, 2022 – The Midterms, Wall Street & The White House

The midterm elections are approaching amidst soaring inflation, the threat of stagnation and significant market turbulence -including the collapse of cryptocurrencies.

Former NYFWA president and Elliott V. Bell Award winner Myron Kandel will lead a panel of high profile financial journalists featuring Christine Romans of CNN, Jonathan Alter of Substack and Caleb Silver of Investopedia, who will discuss what we are likely to see in the coming months. 

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