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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. 

May 11th, 2022 – The 2020 Elliott V. Bell Award Ceremony & Panel Discussion

The New York Financial Writers' Association will celebrate Andy Serwer, the 2020 recipient of the Elliott V. Bell Award for a significant long-term contribution to financial journalism.

Though Serwer was chosen as the 2020 recipient last spring, the evening was postponed to allow for a safe, in-person gathering.

May 24 –The Fed in the Cross Hairs: Competing Views of the U.S. Central Bank

The Federal Reserve, responding to rising inflation, has recently pivoted from ultra-accommodative monetary policy. In the new book, The Lords of Easy Money, business journalist Christopher Leonard argues the Fed’s reliance on quantitative easing over the last 12 years “broke” the American economy by widening the wealth gap and making the financial system more prone to asset bubbles.

The New York Financial Writers' Association will host a discussion with Leonard and Wharton professor Peter Conti-Brown, who will offer a countering perspective on the Fed.

June 14, 2022 –Solving Cryptocurrency’s Biggest Whodunnit

Laura Shin was among the first financial journalists to cover crypto full-time and was best known as the host of Unchained, a rare fact-based weekly podcast on the subject.

But it was on February 2, 2022 that her biggest story appeared in the print version of Forbes. She figured out who she alleges hacked The DAO in 2016.

April 19, 2022 –Pioneering Women in Financial News –And Their Heirs

In honor of our beloved board member Claudia Deutsch, the New York Financial Writers' Association is hosting a virtual event with some of the most renowned women in business journalism in New York City. Join us on the evening of April 19th as we remember Claudia, a formidable financial reporter who blazed her own trail at The New York Times. Back in the '70s, when Claudia started her career, female business writers were discouraged from using their own names on bylines, lest it turn off male readers. And NYFWA was a male-only association.

March 22, 2022 – Reporting The Financial Fallout of the Ukraine War

The Russia-Ukraine war has become just as much an economic war as a military conflict. The New York Financial Writers’ Association will explore how journalists cover the economic and financial effects of the war with a panel of top business reporters covering the conflict. The panel will discuss the difficulties in covering how sanctions are affecting Russia, Ukraine and the rest of the world.

February 17th, 2022 – An Evening Honoring Claudia Deutsch

Longtime and beloved New York Financial Writers' Association member Claudia Deutsch lost her battle with esophageal cancer on January 13, 2022. In honor of her years of devotion to our organization, and the many relationships she had with so many of us, the NYFWA invites you to an evening to remember Claudia.