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January 23 2020 – Bringing Accountability to Puerto Rico: How the media has covered an island in turmoil

Over the last five years, Puerto Rico has been roiled by a series of crises—from a bankrupt economy to a government beleaguered by failed leadership and a hurricane that decimated the island. This panel of journalists, sponsored by the McGraw Center for Business Journalism at the Newmark Graduate J-School, will examine how well the media has covered these interconnected challenges, along with the island's ongoing attempts to restructure and recover.

Jan. 21, 2020 – Writing Masterclass With WSJ’S Jason Zweig

How can you use history, psychology and even great literature to convey authority and meaning to your readers? The Wall Street Journal’s “Intelligent Investor” columnist Jason Zweig will describe his methods and participate in a discussion on the craft of writing moderated by NYFWA President Cezary Podkul.

November 7th, 2019 – The Billionaire Murders: Award-winning journalist Kevin Donovan talks murder, mystery and money

Join the NYFWA for an evening with award-winning investigative reporter Kevin Donovan to discuss his new book: "The Billionaire Murders." Donovan is Chief Investigative Reporter at the Toronto Star and was first assigned to dig into the murders of billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman three weeks after their mysterious deaths. The couple were discovered strangled in the basement of their Toronto mansion in late 2017. To date, the murders remain unsolved. 

October 29th, 2019 – October 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: Tuesday, October 29th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

September 11, 2019 ​ –– NYFWA’s 43rd Annual Elliott V. Bell Award Ceremony Honoring John McCorry

Join members and friends of the New York Financial Writers’ Association for a special evening at Bloomberg L.P. on Sept. 11 to honor the newsroom’s Executive Editor for Africa, John McCorry, along with the 2019 scholarship recipients. 

August 7, 2019 –Beyond Type: Distilling Your Data Through Infographics and Visual Storytelling

Learn to think visually using best practices for creating compelling and effective infographics and other visual storytelling to both augment written stories and help promote them on social media. Nick DeSantis, an editorial graphics producer for Forbes, will highlight the following:

June 10, 2019 –A Behind the Scenes Look at Christie's Auction House

Join the NYFWA at Christie’s Auction House  for a private tour of the upcoming Books & Manuscripts Including Americana Auction, featuring Luca Pacioli’s Summa de Arithmetica. The tour and discussion will be led by Christina Geiger, head of Books & Manuscripts in New York, followed by a cocktail hour from 7-8:30 p.m. at Megan's Bar & Kitchen.

May 13, 2019 –Wealth Reporting: How to Cover the Richest of The Rich

Join the NYFWA for an evening with New York's most esteemed wealth reporters to discuss how to cover the nation's wealthiest 1 percent. The panel will address how to dig into documents to unearth tax secrets, track the net worth of billionaires and convince elusive people to talk. Panelists include: 

April 15, 2019 – An Evening With SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson

Members and guests of the New York Financial Writers Association are invited to spend an evening in conversation with SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson.