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December 1st, 2020 – Welfare for the Rich

Join the New York Financial Writers’ association for a fireside chat with Lisa Conyers and Phil Harvey, co-authors of the book Welfare for the Rich, which details how many millionaires and billionaires secure and take advantage of government handouts, both for themselves and the companies they run. From subsidies, grants, tax credits, loan guarantees, price supports, to many other payouts, the book examines the countless ways the rich are able to take advantage of the system.

Among the topics they will touch on are:

November 17th, 2020 – Breaking Down the Story: What Happened Inside Ed Buck's Apartment

Join members and friends of the New York Financial Writers’ Association for the first event in a new reporting club series about the story behind the story, where journalists from across the country will speak about the articles they've written. These webinars will cover everything from idea generation to the reporting and writing process, the way the story was told, why it matters and what happened in the aftermath of publication.

October 28th, 2020 – Impact Award Ceremony/The Story Behind the Winning Stories

Join members and friends of the New York Financial Writers’ Association for a special webinar on October 28th to honor this year's recipients of the Impact Award for Distinguished Financial Journalism, Dan McCrum, Stefania Palma, Olaf Storbeck and John Reed of the Financial Times.

September 29th, 2020 – 44th Annual Elliott V. Bell Award Ceremony Honoring Jason Zweig

Join members and friends of the New York Financial Writers’ Association for a special evening on September 29th to honor this year's recipient of the Elliott V. Bell Award, Jason Zweig, a columnist for The Wall Street Journal and the author and editor of several investing books.

July 28th, 2020 – The Role & Responsibility of the Media in Reporting on Race & Equality

Join the New York Financial Writers' Association for an evening with PBS NewsHour senior editor James Blue, Insider news editor Kadia Tubman and Reuters 2020 campaign correspondent Trevor Hunnicutt, for a discussion on the current focus of race is changing the way newsrooms tackle the subject in their reporting and within their ranks.

July 15th, 2020 – The Role of Corporate America in Promoting Racial Justice

Can big business fix racial injustice?

Join the New York Financial Writers' Association for an evening with New York Times columnist and CNBC anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin and John Streur, CEO of responsible investing firm Calvert Research and Management, for a discussion on the role that corporations can play in ending racism in America.

June 18, 2020 –Who's Hiring in Financial Media: A Conversation with B2B Media and Trade

Join the New York Financial Writers' Association for a webinar discussing the hiring environment in financial journalism amidst COVID-19. Hear from editors at four major B2B media outlets: Pageant Media; Acuris; Money-Media and SourceMedia/Arizent, as they address issues including who is hiring right now and how newsrooms are structured, among others.


Jon Berke, Editor of Americas at Inframation

Dervedia Thomas, Associate Editor at FundFire

April 30, 2020 – Covering the Pandemic

Join the New York Financial Writers' Association for a webinar looking at how four leading financial journalists are covering the Covid-19 pandemic. This will be a low-key, hour-long discussion with lots of opportunities for audience participation.

The panelists:

Jeanna Smialek, Fed and economy reporter for The New York Times

Drew Armstrong, team leader for U.S. healthcare for Bloomberg News

Ben Levisohn, markets managing editor at Barron's


The moderator:

March 3, 2020 – The Candidates on Health Care

Health care is nearly 18% of the U.S. economy and how to pay for it is one of the top issues in the 2020 race for president. Every financial journalist needs to know how the system works, or doesn't work. This informative session will dig into the facts and choices underlying slogans such as Medicare for All and Medicare for All Who Want It.

Our two speakers:

February 19, 2020 – Empowering Women in Newsrooms

Join the NYFWA for an evening with Press Forward co-founder Carolyn McGourty Supple, Bloomberg Senior Executive Editor Laura Zelenko and Bloomberg Diversity Editor Rebecca Greenfield to discuss empowering women in newsrooms. The panel will address the impact of the #MeToo movement, the gender pay gap, unconscious bias, workplace rights and training initiatives to avoid sexual harassment and elevate women in newsrooms.