SABEW17 has ended


It’s an all-new SABEW Spring Conference where we’ll focus on the future of business news. You can count on big ideas and Ted-style talks, hands-on skills development and more time for member networking. It’s like nothing we’ve ever done. We promise you’ll go back to your newsrooms with plenty to share and use.

Get the App! On your phone, go to sabew17.sched.com/mobile. Tap “Add to Home Screen.”

Conference chairs are Lisa Gibbs, global business editor, Associated Press and Beth Hunt, director, editorial recruiting and development, American City Business Journals.

For sponsor or exhibitor information contact Renee McGivern.

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Saturday, April 29 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Your First Job: Where to Look, What to Say, How to Stand Out

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Landing your first job in journalism has always been a daunting task. Today, in a media environment that is evolving so rapidly, it’s hard to know even where to begin. Which skills should you highlight? Where are the hidden gems in the job market? How to be sure what you really want to do with the first part of your career? Join Beth Hunt, editorial recruiter for American City Business Journals, co-chair of SABEW17 and adjunct professor at Wake Forest University, for a discussion about how the skills you’ve developed in your life and the things you’ve learned in college make you invaluable to newsrooms struggling to stay ahead.

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Beth Hunt

Director of editorial recruiting and development, American City Business Journals
In her role at ACBJ, Beth Hunt is charged with finding, recruiting and helping to acquire the best reporting and editing talent at all levels of the company’s 43 newsrooms. She began her career as the tourism reporter at Orlando Business Journal in November 1989, covering Walt... Read More →

Saturday April 29, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Pike Room, Westlake Level The Westin Seattle, 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98101