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Webinar: Twitter Alternatives for Disseminating News

Kat Borgerding, senior editor, social and engagement, MarketWatch; Zoë Szathmary, deputy digital managing editor at Barron's; Kathryn Lurie, editor-in-charge, social media at Reuters; Ian Donnis, political reporter for The Public's Radio, Rhode Island's NPR member station; and Steve Gelsi, senior reporter, MarketWatch and board member of NYFWA discuss how media outlets are broadening their reach beyond Twitter to other platforms and methods.


Webinar: The Art of the Scoop With David Faber

CNBC reporter and co-anchor David Faber discusses topics including how financial journalism has changed, how he consistently breaks leading financial news stories, and how he has become a journalistic master at both breaking news and executing broad, insightful TV documentaries during his more than 25 years at the network with veteran financial journalist and NYFWA board member Greg Miles.  


Webinar: The Impact of #MeToo on Wall Street, Corporate America & the Media

Maria Aspan, a senior writer at Fortune MagazineJulie Roginsky, co-founder of Lift Our Voices and president of Comprehensive Communications Group; and Sylvia Ann Hewlett, author of “#MeToo in the Corporate World: Power, Privilege, and the Path Forward” discuss how well news organizations have covered the issue and how some investors now regard the presence of women in key leadership spots as a deciding factor in investing in a company, among other topics.

Webinar: Personal Branding for Journalists -The What, Why & How

High-profile journalists Joe Weisenthal (@thestalwart), a Bloomberg News editor and co-host of the Odd Lots podcast, Katie Robertson (@katie_robertson), who covers media for The New York Times, and

Webinar: Getting Real With Ali Velshi

Award-winning broadcast journalist and longtime NYFWA member Ali Velshi (@AliVelshi) discusses his experiences covering global and economic issues through a financial lens with NYFWA president Peter Coy, a New York Times Opinion economic writer. Among the topics he hits 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.

Webinar: The Business of Landing a Job in Financial Journalism

Young financial journalists Allison Smith, a reporter a Bloomberg News; Beth Treffeisen, a reporter at NBC Universal and Diana Li, a reporter at Bloomberg News, discuss the ins and outs of landing a job as a financial journalist in NYC with longtime business journalist and NYFWA board member Lawrence Carrel.

Webinar: The Midterms, Wall Street & The White House

With the midterm elections 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 leads a panel of high profile financial journalists featuring Christine Romans of CNN, Jonathan Alter of Substack and Caleb Silver of Investopedia in a discussion about what we are likely to see in the coming months. 


Webinar: Solving Cryptocurrency's Biggest Whodunnit

Laura Shin, the host of weekly crypto podcast Unchained, discusses how she discovered the identity of the individual that she alleges hacked the DAO in 2016. The DAO was the first large-scale attempt to decentralize venture capital. Run automatically and by consensus, it pooled its members' crypto holdings with the intent to fund exciting new projects on the Ethereum chain —of which there were many. It became the largest crowdfunding exercise in history. Then somebody stole all the money.

Webinar: Competing Views on the Fed

Business journalist Christopher Leonard, author of the new book, The Lords of Easy Money, argues that 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. While Wharton professor Peter Conti-Brown, author of The Power and Independence of the Federal Reserve, offers a countering perspective on the Fed. The discussion is facilitated by NYFWA board member John Biers, a business correspondent for Agence France-Presse’s New York bureau.