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The Passage of Longtime NYFWA Member David Kogut

Longtime NYFWA member David H. Kogut passed away on April 18th following a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis. 

No obituary has been published and no additional details are available.

Jeannette Scollard's Artwork Featured in Showcase

Congratulations to longtime NYFWA member Jeannette Scollard  whose painteings were selected in this year's LA to Tijuana Biennial at the San Diego Art Institute, which showcases notable local artists. Examples of Scollard's artwork can be found on her website: www.  

Remembering Longtime NYFWA member David Steinberg

Longtime NYFWA member David Steinberg passed away on March 8, 2017 due to complications from surgery at the age of 85. 

Below is Mr. Steinberg's obituary.


David Steinberg, a prize-winning business writer for the New York Herald Tribune

retired chief executive of PR Newswire and chairman of Canada Newswire died on

March 8, 2017, due to complications from surgery. He was 85.


Mr. Steinberg devoted his life to writing and reporting news stories and was instrumental

Daniel Bases Assumes New Role at Reuters

Congratulation to longtime NYFWA member and former president Daniel Bases on being named Reuters' new U.S. Public Finance Editor. Bases, who has spent the past year as Thomson Reuters' deputy and acting U.S. Public Finanance Editor, has been with the organization for more than 18 years. During that time he has held a wide variety of positions in both the U.S. and in London, with a focus mainly on foreign policy and emerging markets.  

NYFWA Members are Eligible for a Discount for The Economist's Finance Disrupted Conference on Oct. 13th

The wave of fintech disruption sweeping through the financial services industry is approaching a critical phase. Finance Disrupted will explore what the digital revolution means for finance and the broader economy. 

The NYFWA Mourns the Loss of Our Beloved Member George Auerbach

Longtime and beloved NYFWA member George Auerbach passed away on July 31, 2016. As one of the NYFWA’s most active members for several decades –having participated in the Financial Follies for 55 consecutive shows before hanging up his hat (or tights) and having served on the board for several decades, George’s absence will be felt within our organization. In honor of his devotion to the NYFWA and the mark he left on our organization a scholarship has been established in his name.

Elliot Bell Award Presentation Examines Whether We Can Predict the Next Financial Crisis

This year's Elliott V. Bell Award ceremony delved into the question of whether or not journalists can predict the next financial crisis. 


Congratulations to Richard Koreto on the publishing of his first two novels

Longtime NYFWA member and former president Richard Koreto has had his first two novels published. The first, "Death on the Sapphire: A Lady Frances Ffolkes Mystery," which is written under the pen name R. J. Koreto, marks the debut of a historical mystery series Richard is writing about an Edwardian-era suffragist named Lady Frances Ffolkes. "Death on the Sapphire," which is being published by Crooked Land Books, will be available from Amazon staring on June 14.

Remembering Longtime NYFWA Member Jefferson Grigsby

Longtime NYFWA member Jefferson Grigsby passed away on January 6th at the age of 85, following a lengthy illness.

Dan Bases Named Deputy U.S. Public Finance Editor at Reuters

NYFWA member Daniel Bases, a former NYFWA president, has been named Deputy U.S. Public Finance Editor at Reuters. In the 18 years Dan has been with Reuters Dan has held numerous positions with the company, both in New York and London. He has spend the last 12 years focused primarily on emerging markets and foreign policy. Daniel is a former Knight-Bagehot Fellow and the co-recipient of their 2015 Christopher J. Welles Memorial Prize for excellence in business journalism.