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September 24th, 2018 – "What Journalists Need to Know About Artificial Intelligence in the Financial Industry"

What does AI do? When you're doing your online banking and need customer assistance, are you chatting with a person or a bot? What else is AI doing at retail banks, at the teller counter and in the back office? How about at investment banks, clearinghouses and throughout the worldwide financial system? And what is the future of AI? Will Skynet become self-aware and send cyborgs from the future to kill Sarah Connor?

July 24th, 2018 – The NYFWA's 80th Anniversary Party

This year marks 80 years since the New York Financial Writers' Association was originally established during the depression -the first organization of its kind devoted to business and financial journalism. To mark the NYFWA's first eight decades of existence and everything from the 75 Financial Follies we've held since, to the countless educational and networking events and the hundreds of thousands of dollars given out in scholarships to aspiring financial journalists, we are holding an 80th anniversary party.

June 13th, 2018 – From the Trading Floor, to Author: John Nuckel’s Path to Becoming a Crime Writer

Join your fellow financial writers for an evening with author John Nuckel, who will discuss his path from being a trader on the floor of the American Stock Exchange to writing about financial crime. 

May 23rd, 2018 – The NYFWA's 42nd Annual Elliott V. Bell Award Ceremony Honoring Greg David

Greg David spent more than two decades as the editor of Crain’s, covering the city’s business, economic and political issues. He appears frequently on media outlets discussing political and business issues, is the author of “Modern New York: The Life and Economics of a City,” now serves as the director of the business journalism program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, in addition to continuing to write a blog and print column for Crain’s New York Business.

May 7th, 2018 – May Networking Night/2018 Scholarship Presentations

Join your fellow NYFWA members to honor recipients of the New York Financial Writers' Association's 2018 scholarships -the next crop of financial journalists. 

As always, the evening will feature light appetizers and NYFWA members’ first two drinks are on us.

This event is only open to members in good standing/who have paid their 2018 dues. Guests of the NYFWA are welcome to attend for $15, which must be paid in advance.

When: Monday, May 7th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

April 30th, 2018 – Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies: Separating Hype from Reality

Join your fellow NYFWA members for a panel discussion that will cover several aspects of the nascent cryptocurrency industry, such as: what's happening with the cryptocurrency markets, which virtual currencies are over-hyped and under-hyped, and what are the most promising, near-term applications of blockchain technology. We'll also discuss what stories should be getting more attention in the space and how journalists should approach covering this topic.


March 19th, 2018 – March Networking Night

Join your fellow NYFWA members for an evening of networking. As always, there will be light appetizers and NYFWA members get their first two drinks free.

*This event is only open to members in good standing. Guests may attend for a $15 fee, which must be paid in advance.

When: Monday, March 19th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

December 14, 2017 – The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives

In an event co-sponsored by The Modern Money Network & The New School, Pulitzer Prize winner Jesse Eisinger will discuss his new book "The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives," along with a panel of financial regulators featuring William K. Black, an Associate Professor of Law and Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Vanessa Assae-Bille, an enforcement attorney at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

December 15, 2017 – McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism Grant Applications Due

Do you – or a reporter you know -- have a great idea for an investigative or enterprise story on a business or financial topic, but few resources to get it done? If so, check out The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, an initiative of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism designed to support ambitious coverage of critical issues related to U.S. economy and business.

October 3rd, 2017 – Tipper X: The Inside Story of a Whistleblower

Hear how Tom Hardin went from being a successful long-short equity analyst, to an inside trader and eventually a central whistleblower in the FBI's 2007-2008 investigation of the hedge fund industry. Known only as "Tipper X" until his identity was ultimately revealed by the FBI, Hardin was a critical figure in the bureau's investigation and ultimately helped build more than 20 criminal cases, including the demise of $3.7 billion hedge fund firm Galleon Group.