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Journal Editor Named SABEW Head

May 3, 2000

ATLANTA (AP) _ The Society of American Business Editors and Writers has elected Byron ``Barney″ Calame, a deputy managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, as its president.

Calame was elected to a one year term as SABEW’s leader at the group’s annual convention Tuesday in Atlanta.

SABEW members also elected Bill Barnhart of the Chicago Tribune as their vice president. Charles Jaffe, a mutual funds columnist at The Boston Globe, was elected treasurer and Kathy Kristof, a personal finance columnist at the Los Angeles Times, is the new secretary.

At the convention, SABEW also announced that it would endow a chair in Business and Economics Journalism at the University of Missouri.

SABEW, headquartered at the Missouri School of Journalism in Columbia, is an association of more than 3,000 North American business journalists.

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On the Net: http://www.sabew.org

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