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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Timothy L. O'Brien

Bloomberg Gadfly and Bloomberg View
Executive editor

Timothy L. O’Brien is the executive editor of Bloomberg View and Bloomberg Gadfly, Bloomberg News' platforms for analysis and opinion about business, markets, politics, international affairs, and public policy. He is the author of “TrumpNation: The Art of Being the Donald,” as well as “The Lincoln Conspiracy” and “Bad Bet: The Inside Story of the Glamour, Glitz, and Danger of America’s Gambling Industry.”

Prior to joining Bloomberg in 2013, O'Brien was the executive editor of The Huffington Post, where he helped oversee a newsroom of more than 400 editors and reporters. He edited and helped conceive a ten-part series about wounded war veterans for which The HuffPost won a Pulitzer Prize in 2012.

Before O’Brien joined the HuffPost in 2011, he edited and oversaw the Sunday Business section of The New York Times from 2006 to 2010. He also helped oversee the New York Times team which produced “The Reckoning,” a series that examined the roots of the 2008 financial crisis and which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist and Loeb Award winner.

O’Brien was previously a staff writer for The New York Times, covering business, international finance, geopolitics, media, technology and an array of other topics. While at the Times, he won a Loeb Award for Distinguished Business Journalism in 1999. He previously worked for The Wall Street Journal (where he covered banking and Wall Street), Talk Magazine, and National Geographic. He has a B.A. cum laude in literature from Georgetown University, as well as an M.A. in U.S. History, an M.S. in Journalism, and an MBA, all from Columbia University.