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2017 Gerald Loeb Award Winners Press Release

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UCLA Anderson School of Management Announces 2017 Gerald Loeb Award Winners

Lifetime Achievement Award Goes to Walt Mossberg, Nicholas Varchaver Receives Lawrence Minard Editor Award

NEW YORK ;(June 28, 2017) - Journalists from across the nation gathered tonight at Capitale for the 60thAnniversary Gerald Loeb Awards banquet where the 2017 winners were revealed. The Gerald Loeb Awards are among the highest honors in journalism, recognizing the work of journalists whose contributions illuminate the world of business, finance and the economy for readers and viewers around the world.

Judy D. Olian, dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management and chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation, welcomed Loeb Awards honorees and their guests. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, co-anchor of CNBC's Power Lunch, served as master of ceremonies. The ceremony also celebrated Gerald Loeb's ;legacy with historical footage of the Wall Street icon.

The Gerald Loeb Awards include two special awards for career contributions: the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was presented to ;Walt Mossberg, executive editor of The Verge and Editor-at-Large for Recode, and the Lawrence Minard Editor Award, which went to Fortune's assistant managing editor, Nicholas Varchaver. In addition, winners of 12 competition categories were named at the banquet.

The following is a list of the 2017 Loeb Award recipients.

Audio Winner

"Dov Charney's ;American Dream" by Lisa Chow, Kaitlin Roberts, Molly Messick, Bruce Wallace, Luke Malone, ;Simone Polanen, Alex Blumberg, and Alexandra Johnes for Gimlet Media

Beat Reporting Winner

"Big Money, Unlikely Donors" by David Zahniser, Emily Alpert Reyes, Joe Fox, and Len De Groot for Los Angeles Times

Breaking News Winner

"Saudi Aramco: The World's Most Valuable IPO" by Zanny Minton Beddoes, Henry Tricks, Anton La Guardia, Chris Lockwood, Edward McBride, and Nick Pelham for The Economist

Commentary Winner

"Creative Destruction: The Schumpeter Column" by Adrian Wooldridg for The Economist

Explanatory Winner

"Superbug Spreaders" by Natalie Obiko Pearson, Sharang Limaye, Jason Gale, Lydia Mulvany, Monte Reel, Stephanie Baker, Wenxin Fan, and Adi Narayan for Bloomberg News

Feature Winner

"Hot Mess: How Goldman Lost Libya's Money" by Matthew Campbell and Kit Chellel for Bloomberg Businessweek

Images/Graphics/Interactives Winner

"Business Visuals" by Larry Buchanan, Karen Yourish, Walt Bogdanich, Jacqueline Williams,;Ana Graciela Mendez, Motoko Rich, Amanda Cox, Matthew Bloch, Quoctrung Bui, Matt A.V. Chaban, Jeremy White, and Nicholas Casey for The New York Times

International Winner

"Venezuela Undone" by Hannah Dreier and Ricardo Nunes for The Associated Press

Investigative Winners (tie)

"Dangerous Doses" by Sam Roe, Karisa King, and Ray Long for Chicago Tribune
"Allegiant Air" by William R. Levesque, Nathaniel Lash, and Anthony Cormier for Tampa Bay Times

Local Winner

"Painkiller Profiteers" by Eric Eyre for Charleston Gazette-Mail

Personal Finance Winner

"The High Cost of Coping" by Taylor Tepper and Elizabeth O'Brien for MONEY Magazine

Video Winner

"Cosecha de Miseria (Harvest of Misery) & The Source" by Greg Gilderman, Marisa Venegas, Neil Katz, Solly Granatstein, Shawn Efran, Marcus Stern, Brandon Kieffer, John Carlos Frey, Monica Villamizar, and Manuel Iglesias Perez for Telemundo Network and Weather.com/The Weather Channel

Experience the 60th Anniversary Gerald Loeb Awards banquet and celebration by searching #LoebAwards on Twitter and Instagram.The board of trustees of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation and UCLA Anderson wish to thank all those who contributed to the success of the 2017 Loeb Awards. Platinum Sponsors: Bloomberg, Reuters, The New York Times Gold Sponsor: Prudential Silver Sponsors: Brunswick, Forbes, Fortune, Norman Pearlstine, Recode, The Verge, Vox Media, The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! Bronze Sponsors: Los Angeles Times, The Economist, The Washington Post, The Weather Channel, MUFG. For more information about the Loeb Awards, please visit the Loeb Awards website at http://www.loeb.anderson.ucla.edu.

About The Gerald Loeb Awards

The Gerald Loeb Awards were established in 1957 by the late ;Gerald Loeb, a founding partner of E.F. Hutton. His intention was to encourage reporting on business and finance that would inform and protect the private investor and the general public. Distinguished journalists and outlets nationwide submit entries to compete for the most prestigious honor in business journalism. UCLA Anderson has been presenting The Gerald Loeb Awards since 1973 and the awards use a two-tier judging process comprising a preliminary round and final round. The awards banquet and celebration is held in New York City every June and is attended by the country's top business and financial publishers, editors, journalists, producers and celebrities. The Gerald Loeb Awards is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization that operates primarily from sponsorship and private support. Follow The Gerald Loeb Awards on Twitter @LoebAwards.

About UCLA Anderson School of Management

UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, with faculty members globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Located in Los Angeles, gateway to the growing economies of Latin America and Asia and a city that personifies innovation in a diverse range of endeavors, UCLA Anderson's MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Master of Financial Engineering, Master of Science in Business Analytics, doctoral and executive education programs embody the school's Think In The Next ethos. Annually, some 1,800 students are trained to be global leaders seeking the business models and community solutions of tomorrow. Follow UCLA Anderson on Twitter or on Facebook

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2017 Finalists, Career Achievement Honorees and Date of Awards Banquet in New York City Press Release

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2017 Gerald Loeb Award Finalists, Career Achievement Honorees and Date of Awards Banquet in New York City Announced by UCLA Anderson

Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Walt Mossberg of The Verge and Recode
Nicholas Varchaver of Fortune to receive Lawrence Minard Editor Award
60th Anniversary banquet and celebration to be held on June 27 in New York City

LOS ANGELES (May 18, 2017) - Judy D. Olian, chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation Inc. and dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management, has announced the finalists of the 60th Anniversary Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism. She also revealed the recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Lawrence Minard Editor Award.

The 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient is Walt Mossberg, executive editor at The Verge and Editor-at-Large for Recode. This annual award recognizes an individual whose career exemplifies the consistent, superior insight and professional skills necessary to further the understanding of business, financial and economic issues.

Nicholas Varchaver, assistant managing editor at Fortune, will receive the 2017 Lawrence Minard Editor Award, named in memory of Laury Minard, founding editor of Forbes Global and a former final judge for the Loeb Awards. This award honors excellence in business, financial and economic journalism editing, and recognizes an editor whose work does not receive a byline or whose face does not appear on-air for the work covered.

Mossberg and Varchaver will receive their career achievement awards at the 60th Anniversary Gerald Loeb Awards banquet and celebration on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at Capitale in New York City. The 2017 winners in the 12 competition categories, which represent the nation's highest honors in business journalism, will also be announced during the banquet.

The banquet and celebration will also commemorate Gerald Loeb's 1957 creation of the awards and recognize his legacy to encourage journalism on business and finance that informs and protects the private investor and the general public. Gerald Loeb was a founding partner of E.F. Hutton, a guest columnists for Forbes Magazine and widely considered a Wall Street iconoclast.

This year's show will be hosted by Tyler Mathisen, co-anchor of CNBC's Power Lunch, with additional presenters, from television news, announced in the coming weeks. This event is attended by the country's most influential journalists, editors, publishers, producers, media personalities and celebrities. The official invitation for the 60th Anniversary Gerald Loeb Awards - with ticket, table, sponsorship and advertising information - can be viewed at http://www.theloebawards.com.

The following 2017 #LoebAwards finalists were chosen from more than 480 entries submitted by local, regional and national outlets:

Audio Category Finalists

  • Lisa Chow, Kaitlin Roberts, Molly Messick, Bruce Wallace, Luke Malone, Simone Polanen, Alex Blumberg, and Alexandra Johnes for "Dov Charney's American Dream" - Gimlet Media
  • Krissy Clark, Caitlin Esch, Gina Delvac, and Nancy Farghalli for "The Uncertain Hour" - Marketplace
  • Chris Arnold, Robert Smith, Uri Berliner, Neal Carruth, Alex Goldmark, Elizabeth Kulas, and Bryant Urstadt for "Wells Fargo Hurts Whistleblowers - NPR Investigation Sparks Senate Inquiry" - NPR
  • Ilya Marritz, John Reitmeyer, Susan Berfield, Charles Herman, and Cayce Means for "Mall Madness" - WNYC Radio

Beat Reporting Category Finalists

  • David Zahniser, Emily Alpert Reyes, Joe Fox, and Len De Groot for "Big Money, Unlikely Donors" - Los Angeles Times
  • Natalie Kitroeff for "Natalie Kitroeff" - Los Angeles Times
  • Lawrence Delevingne and Nate Raymond for "Platinum Partners Coverage" - Reuters
  • Jennifer Hiller for "Mood Turns Black As Oil As Boom Turns Bust" - San Antonio Express-News
  • Jonathan O'Connell for "Jonathan O'Connell" - The Washington Post
  • Chico Harlan for "The Economics of Immigration" - The Washington Post

Breaking News Category Finalists

  • John Peet, Jeremy Cliffe, and Tom Wainwright for "Brexit: A Tragic Split" - The Economist
  • Zanny Minton Beddoes, Henry Tricks, Anton La Guardia, Chris Lockwood, and Edward McBride for "Saudi Aramco: The World's Most Valuable IPO" - The Economist
  • Ryan Mac and Matt Drange for "Gawker Breaking News" - Forbes
  • Joseph Menn for "Yahoo Secretly Scanned Customer Emails for U.S. Intelligence" - Reuters
  • Mike Bird, Georgi Kantchev, Jenny Gross, Jason Douglas, and the staff of The Wall Street Journal for "WSJ Covers Brexit" - The Wall Street Journal

Commentary Category Finalists

  • Matt Levine for "Matt Levine" - Bloomberg News
  • Shirley Leung for "A Series of Columns by Shirley Leung" - The Boston Globe
  • Adrian Wooldridge for "Creative Destruction: The Schumpeter Column" - The Economist
  • Matt O'Brien for "Global Divides" - The Washington Post

Explanatory Category Finalists

  • Natalie Obiko Pearson, Sharang Limaye, Jason Gale, Lydia Mulvany, Monte Reel, Stephanie Baker, Wenxin Fan, and Adi Narayan for "Superbug Spreaders" - Bloomberg News
  • Robert Smith, Stacey Vanek Smith, Jacob Goldstein, David Kestenbaum, Alex Goldmark, Jess Jiang, Noel King, Nick Fountain, and Bryant Urstadt for "Planet Money Buys Oil" - NPR's Planet Money
  • Renee Dudley, Steve Stecklow, Alexandra Harney, Irene Jay Liu, and Reuters team for "Cheat Sheet" - Reuters
  • Jonathan O'Connell, Kathy Orton, Jim Tankersley, Emily Badger, Ted Mellnik, Darla Cameron, Denise Lu, and Cat Downs for "America's Housing Divide" - The Washington Post
  • Todd C. Frankel, Peter Whoriskey, Jorge Ribas, and Michael Robinson Chavez for "Mobile Power - Human Toll" - The Washington Post

Feature Category Finalists

  • Alana Semuels and Rebecca J. Rosen for "Alana Semuels on Who's Making It-and Who's Not Making It-in America" - The Atlantic
  • Matthew Campbell and Kit Chellel for "Hot Mess: How Goldman Lost Libya's Money" - Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Oliver Morton, James Fransham, Patrick Foulis, and Adrian Wooldridge for "America's Competition Problem" - The Economist
  • Erika Fry for "Hot Mess" - Fortune

Images/Graphics/Interactives Category Finalists

  • David Ingold and Spencer Soper for "Amazon Doesn't Consider the Race of Its Customers. Should It?" - Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Lucy Rohr and Tom Standage for "The Economist on Snapchat" - The Economist
  • Tom Burgis, Michael Peel, Pilita Clark, Charlie Bibby, and Kari-Ruth Pedersen for "Great Land Rush" - Financial Times
  • Larry Buchanan, Karen Yourish, Walt Bogdanich, Jacqueline Williams, Ana Graciela Mendez, Motoko Rich, Amanda Cox, Matthew Bloch, Quoctrung Bui, Matt A.V. Chaban, Jeremy White, and Nicholas Casey for "Business Visuals" - The New York Times

International Category Finalists

  • Hannah Dreier and Ricardo Nunes for "Venezuela Undone" - The Associated Press
  • Jordan Robertson, Michael Riley, and Andrew Willis for "How to Hack an Election" - Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Peter Waldman, Javier Blas, Grant Smith, and Glen Carey for "Saudi Arabia Economy" - Bloomberg News
  • Ana Graciela Mendez, Jacqueline Williams, Walt Bogdanich, Jeremy White, and Larry Buchanan for "The New Panama Canal: A Risky Bet" - The New York Times

Investigative Category Finalists

  • Sam Roe, Karisa King, and Ray Long for "Dangerous Doses" - Chicago Tribune
  • Harriet Ryan, Lisa Girion, and Scott Glover for "Investigating OxyContin" - Los Angeles Times
  • Ryan Gabrielson and Topher Sanders for "Busted" - ProPublica
  • William R. Levesque, Nathaniel Lash, and Anthony Cormier for "Allegiant Air" - Tampa Bay Times
  • David A. Fahrenthold for "Trump's Charity" - The Washington Post

Local Category Finalists

  • Eric Eyre for "Painkiller Profiteers" - Charleston Gazette-Mail
  • Michael J. Berens and Patricia Callahan for "Suffering in Secret" - Chicago Tribune
  • Karen Bouffard, Joel Kurth, and Walter Middlebrook for "Dirty Instruments at the Detroit Medical Center" - The Detroit News
  • Jessica Calefati for "Is an Online School Cashing in on Failure?" - The Mercury News

Personal Finance Category Finalists

  • Michael J. Mishak and Ben Wieder for "Drinks, Dinners, Junkets and Jobs: How the Insurance Industry Courts State Commissioners" - The Center for Public Integrity
  • Taylor Tepper and Elizabeth O'Brien for "The High Cost of Coping" - MONEY Magazine
  • Tara Siegel Bernard and Ron Lieber for "Public Sacrifice" - The New York Times
  • Tim McLaughlin for "How the Owners of Fidelity Get Richer at Everyday Investors' Expense" - Reuters

Video Category Finalists

  • Anderson Cooper, Andy Court, Sarah Fitzpatrick, and Terry Manning for "60 Minutes: Strike-Through" - CBS News 60 Minutes
  • Jim Cramer, Nikhil Deogun, Mitch Weitzner, Wally Griffith, Reid Collins Jr., James Segelstein, Christie Gripenburg, Charlotte Lewis, Patrick Ahearn, Steven T. Banton, Rich Korn, and Allison E. Stedman for "Ground Zero Rising: Freedom vs. Fear" - CNBC
  • Greg Gilderman, Marisa Venegas, Solly Granatstein, Shawn Efran, Marcus Stern, Brandon Kieffer, John Carlos Frey, and Monica Villamizar for "Cosecha de Miseria (Harvest of Misery) & The Source" - Telemundo Network and Weather.com
  • Adya Beasley, Paul Kiernan, Nadia Sussman, João Pina, Christopher Kaeser, and Jill Kirschenbaum for "Mining Dam Failures Present a Global Danger" - The Wall Street Journal

The Gerald Loeb Awards is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that operates primarily from sponsorship and private support. UCLA Anderson has been the steward of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation Inc. and The Gerald Loeb Awards since 1973. For more information about The Gerald Loeb Awards, please visit http://www.loeb.anderson.ucla.edu, email loeb@anderson.ucla.edu or call (310) 825-4478.

About UCLA Anderson School of Management
UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, with faculty members globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Located in Los Angeles, gateway to the growing economies of Latin America and Asia and a city that personifies innovation in a diverse range of endeavors, UCLA Anderson's MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Master of Financial Engineering, Master of Science in Business Analytics, doctoral and executive education programs embody the school's Think In The Next ethos. Annually, some 1,800 students are trained to be global leaders seeking the business models and community solutions of tomorrow. Follow UCLA Anderson on Twitter or on Facebook

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2017 Call for Entries & 60th Anniversary Kickoff Press Release

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Gerald Loeb Awards Kickoff 60th Anniversary year with call for entries for 2017 Journalism Competitions

February 15 Deadline for Submissions in 12 Business Journalism Categories and Two Career Achievement Honors

LOS ANGELES (January 11, 2017) - UCLA Anderson School of Management and the G. and R. Loeb Foundation invite all journalists and outlets from print, online and broadcast media to submit entries in 12 competition categories and nominations for two career achievement awards for the 60th Anniversary Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.

The Gerald Loeb Awards is the most prestigious honor in business journalism in the United States and were established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb, a founding partner of E.F. Hutton. His intention was to encourage reporting on business and finance that would inform and protect the private investor and the general public.

All competition categories encourage submissions in all journalistic forms (including those produced for mobile distribution) and in any combination of forms - broadcast (video, audio and podcasts), digital/online, print, still photography, graphics, interactives, data visualization, blogs and social media. Detailed descriptions of category changes and submission guidelines for the 2017 competition can be found online at http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/gerald-loeb-awards/2017-competition-categories.

All entries must be submitted online at www.loeb.anderson.ucla.edu no later than Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at 11:59:59 p.m. Consideration is limited to entries that were published or broadcast in the United States during calendar year 2016.

Entries Accepted in 12 Competition Categories:

  • Audio: Exemplary spoken-word coverage (including podcasts), story-telling or expository journalism on a contemporary business, financial or economic subject.
  • Beat Reporting: Exemplary coverage of a business, financial or economic beat.
  • Breaking News: Exemplary coverage of a competitive business, financial or economic news story within seven days of an event, with special attention paid to the first 24 hours.
  • Commentary: Including business, financial or economic editorials, columns, syndicated columns, blogs, on-air or video commentary or analysis.
  • Commentary: Exemplary in-depth analysis and clear presentation of a complex business, financial or economic subject.
  • Feature: Pieces in any medium that explain or enlighten business topics with exemplary craft and style.
  • Images/Graphics/Interactives: Recognizes the exemplary use of images, graphics, and interactives (still photography, video, charts, data visualizations, graphics, illustrations, news apps) to tell stories. These visual elements should be essential to the reporting in order to explain, enlighten or educate the reader/viewer/user about contemporary business, financial or economic topics. The images, graphics, or interactives, and any accompanying text, voice track or sound, can appear in any media.
  • International: Covering international business, financial or economic stories. Must be English language and published in the US.
  • Investigative: For a business, financial or economic story or group of up to five (5) stories in any medium or in a combination of media. Factors the judges will consider include originality, creativity and persistence in gleaning information, storytelling power and impact.
  • Local: Recognizes excellence in the coverage of a business, financial or economic story centered in a particular geographic area and offered primarily to consumers in that area. Pieces would be from a local newspaper, magazine, television, radio station or website.
  • Personal Finance: Excellence in business, financial or economic journalism that informs and protects the individual investor and consumer. Eligible entrants include journalists and also experts who are determined not to have conflicts of interest or personal agendas related to the submitted material.
  • Feature: Pieces in any medium that explain or enlighten business topics with exemplary craft and style.: Exemplary coverage, story-telling and presentation in video (delivered in any form - including mobile and social) of a business, financial or economic story.

Nominations will also be accepted for: (1) the Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes exceptional career contributions in the field of business, financial and economic news; and (2) the Lawrence Minard Editor Award, which recognizes career contributions in business journalism editing.

UCLA Anderson has been presenting The Gerald Loeb Awards since 1973 and the awards use a two-tier judging process comprising a preliminary round and final round. The Gerald Loeb Awards is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization that operates primarily from sponsorship and private support.

Follow The Gerald Loeb Awards on Twitter: @LoebAwards. Experience The Gerald Loeb Awards by searching: #LoebAwards

The Gerald Loeb Awards Final Judges:

  • Stephen J. Adler, Editor-in-Chief, Reuters
  • David Boardman, Dean of the School of Media and Communications, Temple University
  • David Callaway, Chief Executive Officer, TheStreet
  • Kevin Delaney, Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder, Quartz
  • Patrick Foulis, New York Bureau Chef & U.S. Business Editor, The Economist
  • Davan Maharaj, Editor & Publisher, Los Angeles Times
  • Tyler Mathise, Co-anchor, CNBC's Power Lunch / Vice President for Strategic Editorial Initiatives, CNBC
  • Gretchen Morgenson, Assistant Business & Financial Editor, The New York Times
  • Alan Murray, Editor, Fortune / Chief Content Officer, Time Inc.
  • Matt Murray, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, The Wall Street Journal
  • Judy D. Olian, UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • Andy Serwer, Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Finance
  • Melanie Sill, Vice President of Content, Southern California Public Radio
  • Liz Spayd, Public Editor, The New York Times
  • Paul Steiger, Executive Chairman, ProPublica
  • Matthew Winkler, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus & Founder, Bloomberg News

About UCLA Anderson School of Management:

UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, with faculty members globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Located in Los Angeles, gateway to the growing economies of Latin America and Asia and a city that personifies innovation in a diverse range of endeavors, UCLA Anderson's MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Master of Financial Engineering, doctoral and executive education programs embody the school's Think In The Next ethos. Annually, some 1,800 students are trained to be global leaders seeking the business models and community solutions of tomorrow. Follow UCLA Anderson on Twitter or on Facebook.

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2016 Loeb Awards Winners Press Release

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UCLA Anderson School of Management Announces 2016 Gerald Loeb Award Winners

Lifetime Achievement Award Goes to Paul Ingrassia; and Amy Stevens Receives Lawrence Minard Editor Award

NEW YORK (June 28, 2016) - Journalists from across the nation gathered tonight at Capitale for the 2016 Gerald Loeb Awards banquet. The Gerald Loeb Awards are among the highest honors in journalism, recognizing the work of journalists whose contributions illuminate the world of business, finance and the economy for readers and viewers around the world.

Judy D. Olian, dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management and chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation, welcomed Loeb Awards honorees and their guests. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, co-anchor of CNBC's Power Lunch, served as master of ceremonies.

The Gerald Loeb Awards include two special awards for career contributions: the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was presented to Paul Ingrassia, managing editor of Reuters, and the Lawrence Minard Editor Award, which went to Amy Stevens, Reuters' executive editor of professional news. In addition, winners of 12 competition categories were named at the banquet.

The following is a list of the 2016 Loeb Award recipients.

Audio Winner

"Your Money and Your Life," by Chris Arnold, Uri Berliner, Neal Carruth, Lori Todd, John Ydstie, Heidi Glenn, Ariel Zambelich, Avie Schneider, Alyson Hurt and Annette Elizabeth Allen, NPR

Beat Reporting Winner

"Testing Theranos," by John Carreyrou, Michael Siconolfi and Christopher Weaver, The Wall Street Journal

Breaking News Winner

"Inside the Dow-DuPont Merger,'" by David Benoit, Jacob Bunge, Dana Cimilluca, Dana Mattioli and Dennis K. Berman, The Wall Street Journal

Commentary Winner

"Inside the Boardroom," by James B. Stewart, The New York Times

Explanatory Winner

"Insult to Injury: America's Vanishing Worker Protections," by Michael Grabell, Howard Berkes and Lena Groeger, ProPublica & NPR

Feature Winner

"The Unraveling of Tom Hayes," by David Enrich, The Wall Street Journal

Images/Graphics/Interactives Winner

"Making Data Visual," by Amanda Cox, Gregor Aisch, Kevin Quealy, Matthew Bloch, Wilson Andrews, Josh Keller, Karen Yourish, Eric Buth, Nicholas Confessore and Sarah Cohen, The New York Times

International Winner

"Malaysia's Missing Millions," by Tom Wright, Bradley Hope, Simon Clark, Mia Lamar, Justin Baer, Tom Di Fonzo and Paolo Bosonin, The Wall Street Journal

Investigative Winner

"Seafood from Slaves," by Margie Mason, Martha Mendoza, Robin McDowell and Esther Htusan, The Associated Press

Local Winners

Payday at the Mill," by Whit Richardson and Steve Mistler, Portland Press Herald & Maine Sunday Telegram

Personal Finance Winner

"Aging's Costliest Challenge," by Donna Rosato, Kate Santichen, Alexandra Mondalek and Shayla Hunter, MONEY Magazine

Video Winner

"Joanna Stern's Videos," by Joanna Stern and Drew Evans, The Wall Street Journal

The board of trustees of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation and UCLA Anderson wish to thank all those who contributed to the success of the 2016 Loeb Awards. Platinum Sponsors: Bloomberg, The New York Times, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal; Gold Sponsors: Prudential; Silver Sponsors: CNN, Fortune, General Motors, Los Angeles Times, Money; Bronze Sponsors: Alibaba Group, Newsday; Video Production: NextWorks; Official Hotel: Hotel on Rivington. For more information about the Loeb Awards, please visit the Loeb Awards website at http://www.loeb.anderson.ucla.edu.

About The Gerald Loeb Awards

The Gerald Loeb Awards were established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb, a founding partner of E.F. Hutton. His intention was to encourage reporting on business and finance that would inform and protect the private investor and the general public. Distinguished journalists and outlets nationwide submit entries to compete for the most prestigious honor in business journalism. UCLA Anderson has been presenting The Gerald Loeb Awards since 1973 and the awards use a two-tier judging process comprising a preliminary round and final round. The awards banquet and celebration is held in New York City every June and is attended by the country's top business and financial publishers, editors, journalists, producers and celebrities. The Gerald Loeb Awards is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization that operates primarily from sponsorship and private support. Follow The Gerald Loeb Awards on Twitter @LoebAwards. Experience The Gerald Loeb Awards: #LoebAwards.

About UCLA Anderson School of Management

UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, with faculty members globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Located in Los Angeles, gateway to the growing economies of Latin America and Asia and a city that personifies innovation in a diverse range of endeavors, UCLA Anderson's MBA, Fully Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Master of Financial Engineering, doctoral and executive education programs embody the school's Think In The Next ethos. Here some 1,800 students annually are trained to be global leaders seeking the business models and community solutions of tomorrow. Follow UCLA Anderson on Twitter or on Facebook

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Gerald Loeb Awards Announces call for entries for 2016 Competition

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Gerald Loeb Awards Announces call for entries for 2016 Competition

February 11 Deadline for Submissions in 12 Competition Categories and Two Career Achievement Honors

Los Angeles (January 6, 2016) - UCLA Anderson School of Management and the G. and R. Loeb Foundation invite all journalists and outlets from print, online and broadcast media to submit entries in 12 competition categories and nominations for two career achievement awards for the 2016 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.

The Gerald Loeb Awards are the most prestigious honor in business journalism nationwide and were established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb, founding partner of E.F. Hutton, to recognize writers, editors and producers who make significant contributions to the understanding of business, finance and the economy for both the private investor and the general public. UCLA Anderson has been presenting the awards since 1973.

This year, the Video/Audio category has been split into two separate categories and the Images/Visuals category has been replaced with the Images/Graphics/Interactives category to reflect the evolution of digital journalism. All competition categories encourage submissions in all journalistic forms and in any combination of forms - broadcast (video, audio and podcasts), digital/online, print, still photography, graphics, interactives, data visualization, and social media. Detailed descriptions of category changes and submission guidelines for the 2016 competition can be found online at http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/gerald-loeb-awards/2016-categories.

All entries must be submitted online at www.loeb.anderson.ucla.edu no later than Thursday, February 11, 2016, at 11:59:59 p.m. Consideration is limited to entries that were published or broadcast in the United States during calendar year 2015.

Entries Accepted in 12 Competition Categories:

  • Audio: Exemplary spoken-word coverage (including podcasts), story-telling or expository journalism on a contemporary business, financial or economic subject.
  • Beat Reporting: Exemplary coverage of a business, financial or economic beat.
  • Breaking News: Exemplary coverage of a competitive business, financial or economic news story within seven days of an event, with special attention paid to the first 24 hours.
  • Commentary: Including business, financial or economic editorials, columns, syndicated columns, blogs, on-air or video commentary or analysis.
  • Commentary: Exemplary in-depth analysis and clear presentation of a complex business, financial or economic subject.
  • Feature: Pieces in any medium that explain or enlighten business topics with exemplary craft and style.
  • Images/Graphics/Interactives: Recognizes the exemplary use of images, graphics, and interactives (still photography, video, charts, data visualizations, graphics, illustrations, news apps) to tell stories. These visual elements should be essential to the reporting in order to explain, enlighten or educate the reader/viewer/user about contemporary business, financial or economic topics. The images, graphics, or interactives, and any accompanying text, voice track or sound, can appear in any media.
  • International: Covering international business, financial or economic stories. Must be English language and published in the US.
  • Investigative: For a business, financial or economic story or group of up to five (5) stories in any medium or in a combination of media. Factors the judges will consider include originality, creativity and persistence in gleaning information, storytelling power and impact.
  • Local: Recognizes excellence in the coverage of a business, financial or economic story centered in a particular geographic area and offered primarily to consumers in that area. Pieces would be from a local newspaper, magazine, television, radio station or website.
  • Personal Finance: Excellence in business, financial or economic journalism that informs and protects the individual investor and consumer. Eligible entrants include journalists and also experts who are determined not to have conflicts of interest or personal agendas related to the submitted material.
  • Feature: Pieces in any medium that explain or enlighten business topics with exemplary craft and style.: Exemplary coverage, story-telling and presentation in video (delivered in any form - including mobile and social) of a business, financial or economic story.

Nominations will also be accepted for: (1) the Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes exceptional career contributions in the field of business, financial and economic news; and (2) the Lawrence Minard Editor Award, which recognizes career contributions in business journalism editing.

The Gerald Loeb Awards Final Judges:

  • Stephen J. Adler, Editor-in-Chief, Reuters
  • David Boardman, Dean of the School of Media and Communications, Temple University
  • Kevin Delaney, Editor-in-Chief, Quartz
  • Patrick Foulis, U.S. Buiness Editor & New York Bureau Chief, The Economist
  • Larry Kramer, Director, Gannett Co., Inc
  • Joanne Lipman, Adviser, Yahoo! Media / Executive Producer, NYPR
  • Davan Maharaj, Editor, Los Angeles Times
  • Tyler Mathisen, Co-anchor, CNBC's Power Lunch / Vice President for Strategic Editorial Initiatives, CNBC
  • Alan Murray, Editor, Fortune
  • Matt Murray, Deputy Managing Editor, International News and Money & Investing, The Wall Street Journal
  • Judy D. Olian, Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • Andy Serwer, Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Finance
  • Melanie Sill, Vice President of Content, Southern California Public Radio
  • Liz Spayd, Editor-in-Chief, Columbia Journalism Review
  • Paul Steiger, Executive Chairman, ProPublica
  • Matthew Winkler, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus and Founder, Bloomberg News

About The Gerald Loeb Awards

The Gerald Loeb Awards were established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb, a founding partner of E.F. Hutton. His intention was to encourage reporting on business and finance that would inform and protect the private investor and the general public. Distinguished journalists and outlets nationwide submit entries to compete for the most prestigious honor in business journalism. UCLA Anderson has been presenting The Gerald Loeb Awards since 1973 and the awards use a two-tier judging process comprising a preliminary round and final round. The awards banquet and celebration is held in New York City every June and is attended by the country's top business and financial publishers, editors, journalists, producers and celebrities. The Gerald Loeb Awards is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization that operates primarily from sponsorship and private support. Follow The Gerald Loeb Awards on Twitter @LoebAwards. Experience The Gerald Loeb Awards: #LoebAwards

About UCLA Anderson School of Management:

UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, with faculty members globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Located in Los Angeles, gateway to the growing economies of Latin America and Asia and a city that personifies innovation in a diverse range of endeavors, UCLA Anderson's MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Global Executive MBA for the Americas, Master of Financial Engineering, doctoral and executive education programs embody the school's Think In The Next ethos. Annually, some 1,800 students are trained to be global leaders seeking the business models and community solutions of tomorrow. Follow UCLA Anderson on Twitter or on Facebook.

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Lifetime Achievement Award Goes to James Grant, Rebecca Blumenstein Receives Lawrence Minard Editor Award

New York (June 24, 2015) - Journalists from across the nation gathered tonight at Capitale for the 2015 Gerald Loeb Awards banquet. The Gerald Loeb Awards are among the highest honors in journalism, recognizing the work of journalists whose contributions illuminate the world of business, finance and the economy for readers and viewers around the world.

Judy D. Olian, dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management and chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation, welcomed Loeb Awards honorees and their guests. CNBC's Mandy Drury, co-anchor of CNBC's Power Lunch, served as master of ceremonies.

The Gerald Loeb Awards include two special awards for career contributions: the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was presented to James Grant, founder and editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, and the Lawrence Minard Editor Award, which went to Rebecca Blumenstein, deputy editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal. In addition, winners of 11 competition categories were named at the banquet.

The following is a list of the 2015 Loeb Award recipients.

Beat Reporting Winner

“Lobbying in America,” by Eric Lipton, Ben Protess, Nicholas Confessore and Brooke Williams, The New York Times

Breaking News Winner

“Abdication of the ‘Bond King,’” by Gregory Zuckerman and Kirsten Grind, The Wall Street Journal

Commentary Winner

“Wall Street Accountability,” by Jesse Eisinger, ProPublica

Explanatory Winner

“Borrowing Trouble,” by Jason Grotto and Heather Gillers, Chicago Tribune

Feature Winner

“California Goes Nuts,” by Tom Philpott and Matt Black, Mother Jones

Images/Visuals Winner

“Economic Tools & Visualizations,” by Gregor Aisch, Wilson Andrews, Jeremy Ashkenas, Matthew Bloch, Mike Bostock, Shan Carter, Haeyoun Park, Alicia Parlapiano and Archie Tse, The New York Times

International Winner

“Product of Mexico,” by Richard Marosi and Don Bartletti, Los Angeles Times

Investigative Winner

“Medicare Unmasked,” by Christopher S. Stewart, Christopher Weaver, John Carreyrou, Rob Barry, Anna Wilde Mathews and Tom McGinty, The Wall Street Journal

Local Winners

“Misleading March to the Top,” by Mike Hendricks and Mará Rose Williams, The Kansas City Star

“Unchecked Care,” by Chris Serres and Glenn Howatt, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Personal Finance Winner

“Helping Retirees Navigate Pension Cuts in Detroit’s Bankruptcy,” by Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press

Video/Audio Winner

“Inside Sysco: Exposing North America’s Food Sheds,” by Vicky Nguyen, Kevin Nious, Jeremy Carroll, Felipe Escamilla, David Paredes, Julie Putnam and Mark Villarreal, KNTV

The board of trustees of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation and UCLA Anderson wish to thank all those who contributed to the success of the 2015 Loeb Awards. Platinum Sponsors: Bloomberg, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal; Gold Sponsors: JPMorgan Chase and Reuters; Silver Sponsors: ABC News, Arbiter Partners, Financial Times, Fortune, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, Seth Klarman, Kynikos Associates LP, Los Angeles Times, USA Today; Bronze Sponsors: CNN, The Street and Yahoo! Finance; Loeb Associates: Burson-Marsteller, International Business Times and Prudential. For more information about the Loeb Awards, please visit the Loeb Awards website at http://www.loeb.anderson.ucla.edu.

About The Gerald Loeb Awards

The Gerald Loeb Awards were established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb, a founding partner of E.F. Hutton. His intention was to encourage reporting on business and finance that would inform and protect the private investor and the general public. Distinguished journalists and outlets nationwide submit entries to compete for the most prestigious honor in business journalism. UCLA Anderson has been presenting The Gerald Loeb Awards since 1973 and the awards use a two-tier judging process comprising a preliminary round and final round. The awards banquet and celebration is held in New York City every June and is attended by the country's top business and financial publishers, editors, journalists, producers and celebrities. The Gerald Loeb Awards is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization that operates primarily from sponsorship and private support. Follow The Gerald Loeb Awards on Twitter @LoebAwards. Hashtag: #LoebAwards

About UCLA Anderson School of Management

UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, with faculty members globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Located in Los Angeles, gateway to the growing economies of Latin America and Asia and a city that personifies innovation in a diverse range of endeavors, UCLA Anderson's MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Global Executive MBA for the Americas, Master of Financial Engineering, doctoral and executive education programs embody the school's Think In The Next ethos. Annually, some 1,800 students are trained to be global leaders seeking the business models and community solutions of tomorrow.

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2015 Gerald Loeb Award Finalists Announced by UCLA Anderson School of Management

Lifetime Achievement Award goes to James Grant of Grant's Interest Rate Observer;
Rebecca Blumenstein of The Wall Street Journal to receive Lawrence Minard Editor Award

Los Angeles, CA - May 14, 2015 - Judy D. Olian, chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation Inc. and dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management, today announced the finalists of the 2015 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism. She also announced the recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Lawrence Minard Editor Award.

The 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient is James Grant, founder and editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer. This annual award recognizes an individual whose career exemplifies the consistent and superior insight and professional skills necessary to further the understanding of business, financial and economic issues.

Rebecca Blumenstein, deputy editor-in-chief at The Wall Street Journal, will receive the 2015 Lawrence Minard Editor Award, named in memory of Laury Minard, founding editor of Forbes Global and a former final judge for the Loeb Awards. This award honors excellence in business, financial and economic journalism editing, and recognizes an editor whose work does not receive a byline or whose face does not appear on-air for the work covered.

Grant and Blumenstein will receive their career achievement awards at the 2015 Gerald Loeb Awards banquet and celebration on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at Capitale in New York City. Winners in the 11 competition categories will also be announced during the banquet.

The banquet and celebration is attended by the most influential journalists, publishers and producers in the nation. The official invitation, with ticket, table, sponsorship and advertising information can be viewed at http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/loebawards2015.

The following #LoebAwards finalists were chosen from more than 480 entries submitted by local, regional and national outlets:

Beat Reporting Category Finalists

  • Zachary R. Mider for "Tax Runaways" - Bloomberg News
  • Michael Brick for "Michael Brick, Texas Energy" - Houston Chronicle
  • David Sirota for "Public Money, Private Profits" - International Business Times
  • Eric Lipton, Ben Protess, Nicholas Confessore and Brooke Williams for "Lobbying in America" - The New York Times

Breaking News Category Finalists

  • Aaron Kirchfield, Matthew Campbell, Jeffrey McCracken, Vidya Root, Helene Fouquet and Francois de Beaupuy for "GE vs. France" - Bloomberg News
  • Matthew Garrahan and Tim Bradshaw for "Apple Beats" - The Financial Times
  • Melody Petersen, Ralph Vartabedian, W.J. Hennigan, Christine Mai-Duc, Ruben Vives and Shan Li for "Virgin Galactic Crash" - Los Angeles Times
  • Dominic Gates, Rami Grunbaum and Jim Brunner for "SeaTimes Breaking News: Boeing Machinist Contract Vote Showdown" - The Seattle Times
  • Gregory Zuckerman and Kirsten Grind for "Abdication of the 'Bond King'" - The Wall Street Journal

Commentary Category Finalists

  • Shirley Leung for "Shirley Leung Columns" - The Boston Globe
  • Michael Hiltzik for "Michael Hiltzik, Business Columnist" - Los Angeles Times
  • Jesse Eisinger for "Wall Street Accountability" - ProPublica
  • Matt O'Brien for "Global Inequality" - The Washington Post

Explanatory Category Finalists

  • Matt Drange, Susanne Rust, Michael I. Schiller and The Guardian US Interactives Team for "Toxic Trail" - The Center for Investigative Reporting
  • Jason Grotto and Heather Gillers for "Borrowing Trouble" - Chicago Tribune
  • Lisa Song, David Hasemyer, Zahra Hirji, Paul Horn, Jim Morris, Jamie Smith Hopkins, Ben Wieder, Alan Suderman, Greg Gilderman, Neil Katz and Katie Wiggin for "Big Oil, Bad Air" - InsideClimate News, The Center for Public Integrity and The Weather Channel
  • Krissy Clark, Noel King, Caitlin Esch and Lindsay Thomas for "York & Fig" - Marketplace
  • Peter Whoriskey and Dan Keating for "The Business of Dying" - The Washington Post

Feature Category Finalists

  • David Voreacos and Jeff Plungis for "Death on the Highway" - Bloomberg News
  • Peter Elkind for "Inside Elon Musk's $1.4 Billion Score" - Fortune
  • Jennifer Reingold for "How to Fail in Business While Really, Really Trying" - Fortune
  • Tom Philpott and Matt Black for "California Goes Nuts" - Mother Jones

Images/Visuals Category Finalists

  • Matt Smith, Jennifer Gollan and Michael I. Schiller for "Techsploitation" - The Center for Investigative Reporting
  • Chris Zubak-Skees for "2014 Interactive Graphics" - The Center for Public Integrity
  • Gregor Aisch, Wilson Andrews, Jeremy Ashkenas, Matthew Bloch, Mike Bostock, Shan Carter, Haeyoun Park, Alicia Parlapiano and Archie Tse for "Economic Tools & Visualizations" - The New York Times
  • Paul Antonson, Andrew Beaton, Martin Burch, Chris Canipe, Drew Evans, Madeline Farbman, Marc LaJoie, Jonathan Keegan, Roger Kenny, Steven Kutz, Nick Shearman, Mike Sudal, Adam Suharja, Stuart Thompson, Christopher Weaver and Kurt Wilberding for "The Wall Street Journal: Interactive Graphics" - The Wall Street Journal

International Category Finalists

  • Rakteem Katakey, Rajesh Kumar Singh and Tom Lasseter for "The Bleakest Side of India's Modernization" - Bloomberg L.P.
  • Lynn Hicks and Rodney White for "Feeding China" - Des Moines Register
  • Richard Marosi and Don Bartletti for "Product of Mexico" - Los Angeles Times
  • T. Christian Miller, Jonathan Jones, Marcela Gaviria, Will Cohen and Ashley Gilbertson for "Firestone and the Warlord" - ProPublica and PBS FRONTLINE

Investigative Category Finalists

  • Daniel Wagner and Eleanor Bell for "Profiting from Prisoners" - The Center for Public Integrity
  • John Fauber, Elbert Chu and Coulter Jones for "Drug Approvals Investigation" - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and MedPage Today
  • Hilary Stout, Danielle Ivory, Rebecca R. Ruiz, Hiroko Tabuchi, Bill Vlasic, Matthew L. Wald, Rachel Abrams, Poh Si Teng, Wilson Andrews and Gregor Aisch for "Fatal Flaws in Auto Safety" - The New York Times
  • Christopher S. Stewart, Christopher Weaver, John Carreyrou, Rob Barry, Anna Wilde Mathews and Tom McGinty for "Medicare Unmasked" - The Wall Street Journal

Local Category Finalists

  • Mike Hendricks and Mará Rose Williams for "Misleading March to the Top" - The Kansas City Star
  • John Diedrich, Bill Schulz and Gary D'Amato for "Death in the Ring" - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Chris Serres and Glenn Howatt for "Unchecked Care" - Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Ivan Penn for "Duke Energy" - Tampa Bay Times

Personal Finance Category Finalists

  • Alison Fitzgerald and Jared Bennett for "Florida's Foreclosure Crisis" - The Center for Public Integrity
  • Susan Tompor for "Helping Retirees Navigate Pension Cuts in Detroit's Bankruptcy" - Detroit Free Press
  • Ann Marsh, Scott Wenger and Kamrhan Farwell for "Could Financial Planning Help Stem the Rate of Military Suicides?" - Financial Planning
  • Jean Eaglesham and Rob Barry for "Tracking Troubled Brokers" - The Wall Street Journal

Video/Audio Category Finalists

  • Cindy Galli, Brian Ross, Rhonda Schwartz, Angela Hill and Lee Ferran for "ABC News Brian Ross Investigates: Deadly Impact" - ABC News
  • Vicky Nguyen, Kevin Nious, Jeremy Carroll, Felipe Escamilla, David Paredes, Julie Putnam and Mark Villarreal for "Inside Sysco: Exposing North America's Food Sheds" - KNTV
  • Chris Arnold, Paul Kiel, Neal Carruth, Uri Berliner and Tracy Weber for "The Unseen Toll of Wage Garnishment" - NPR and ProPublica
  • Jason Bellini for "The Short Answer: MH370" - The Wall Street Journal

For more information about The Gerald Loeb Awards, please visit http://www.loeb.anderson.ucla.edu, email loeb@anderson.ucla.edu or call (310) 825-4478.

 About The Gerald Loeb Awards

The Gerald Loeb Awards were established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb, a founding partner of E.F. Hutton. His intention was to encourage reporting on business and finance that would inform and protect the private investor and the general public. Distinguished journalists and outlets nationwide submit entries to compete for the most prestigious honor in business journalism. UCLA Anderson has been presenting The Gerald Loeb Awards since 1973 and the awards use a two-tier judging process comprising a preliminary round and final round. The awards banquet and celebration is held in New York City every June and is attended by the country's top business and financial publishers, editors, journalists, producers and celebrities. The Gerald Loeb Awards is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization that operates primarily from sponsorship and private support. Follow The Gerald Loeb Awards on Twitter @LoebAwards and on Vine at http://www.vine.co/LoebAwards. Hashtag: #LoebAwards

 About UCLA Anderson School of Management

UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, with faculty members globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Located in Los Angeles, gateway to the growing economies of Latin America and Asia and a city that personifies innovation in a diverse range of endeavors, UCLA Anderson's MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Global Executive MBA for the Americas, Master of Financial Engineering, and doctoral and executive education programs embody the school's Think In The Next ethos. Annually, some 1,800 students are trained to be global leaders seeking the business models and community solutions of tomorrow. Follow UCLA Anderson on Twitter at http://twitter.com/UCLAAnderson or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/uclaanderson.

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Lifetime Achievement Award Goes to James Flanigan, John Brecher Receives Lawrence Minard Editor Award

NEW YORK (June 24, 2014) -Journalists from across the nation gathered tonight at Capitale for the 2014 Gerald Loeb Awards banquet. The Gerald Loeb Awards are among the highest honors in journalism, recognizing the work of journalists whose contributions illuminate the world of business, finance and the economy for readers and viewers worldwide.
Judy D. Olian, dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management and chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation, welcomed Loeb Awards honorees and their guests. Mandy Drury, co-anchor of CNBC's “Street Signs,” served as master of ceremonies.
The Gerald Loeb Awards featured two special awards for career contributions: the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was presented to James Flanigan, former business journalist at the Los Angeles Times, and the Lawrence Minard Editor Award, which went to John Brecher, executive editor for enterprise at Bloomberg News. In addition, winners of 14 competition categories were announced at the banquet. The following is a list of the 2014 Loeb Award recipients.

The following is a list of the 2017 Loeb Award recipients.

Beat Reporting Winner

“Duke Energy and Nuclear Power in Florida,” by Ivan Penn, Tampa Bay Times

Breaking News Winner

“Bangladesh,” by Jim Yardley, Julfikar Ali Manik, and Steven Greenhouse, The New York Times

Commentary Winner

“Commentary by Peter Goodman,” by Peter Goodman, The Huffington Post

Explanatory Winner

“Assets of the Ayatollah,” by Steve Stecklow, Babak Dehghanpisheh, and Yeganeh Torbati, Reuters

Feature Winner

"Hot Mess: How Goldman Lost Libya's Money" by Matthew Campbell and Kit Chellel for Bloomberg Businessweek

Images/Graphics/Interactives Winner

“Interactive Graphics,” by Ford Fessenden, Tom Giratikanon, Josh Keller, Archie Tse, Tim Wallace, Derek Watkins, Jeremy White, Karen Yourish, Shan Carter, Hannah Fairfield, Alicia Parlapiano, Mike Bostock, Amanda Cox, Matthew Ericson, Kevin Quealy, and Josh Williams, The New York Times

International Winner

“The Shortest Route to Riches,” by Kerry A. Dolan and Rafael Marques de Morais, Forbes

Magazines Winner

“Stranded: An iPhone Tester Caught in Apple’s Supply Chain,” by Cam Simpson, Bloomberg Businessweek

News Services Winner

“Rigging the World’s Biggest Market,” by Liam Vaughan, Gavin Finch, Bob Ivry, and Ambereen Choudhury, Bloomberg News

Large Newspapers Winner

“Five of the NSA Stories,” by Barton Gellman, Laura Poitras, Ellen Nakashima, Craig Timberg, Steven Rich, and Ashkan Soltani, The Washington Post

Small & Medium Newspapers Winner

"Cosecha de Miseria (Harvest of Misery) & The Source" by Greg Gilderman, Marisa Venegas, Neil Katz, Solly Granatstein, Shawn Efran, “Deadly Delays,” by Ellen Gabler, Mark Johnson, John Fauber, Allan James Vestal, and Kristyna Wentz-Graff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Online Winners

“Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt,” by Kainaz Amaria, Alex Blumberg, Brian Boyer, Jacob Goldstein, Wes Lindamood, and Joshua Davis, NPR

Personal Finance Winner

“60 Minutes: 40 Million Mistakes,” by Steve Kroft, Bill Owens, Jeff Fager, James Jacoby, Michael Karzis, and Matthew Lev, CBS News

Video/Audio Winner

“Under the Hood: The AAMCO Investigation,” by Tisha Thompson, Rick Yarborough, Jeff Piper, and Mike Goldrick, WRC-TV

The board of trustees of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation and UCLA Anderson wish to thank all those who contributed to the success of the 2014 Loeb Awards. Platinum Sponsors: Bloomberg, The New York Times, Reuters;Silver Sponsors: ABC News, CNN Money, Forbes, International Business Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal; Bronze Sponsors: CNBC and Fortune. For more information about the Loeb Awards, please visit the Loeb Awards website at http://www.loeb.anderson.ucla.edu.

About The Gerald Loeb Awards

The Gerald Loeb Awards were established in 1957 by the late ;Gerald Loeb, a founding partner of E.F. Hutton. His intention was to encourage reporting on business and finance that would inform and protect the private investor and the general public. Distinguished journalists and outlets nationwide submit entries to compete for the most prestigious honor in business journalism. UCLA Anderson has been presenting The Gerald Loeb Awards since 1973 and the awards use a two-tier judging process comprising a preliminary round and final round. The awards banquet and celebration is held in New York City every June and is attended by the country's top business and financial publishers, editors, journalists, producers and celebrities. The Gerald Loeb Awards is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization that operates primarily from sponsorship and private support. Follow The Gerald Loeb Awards on Twitter @LoebAwards.

About UCLA Anderson School of Management

UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, with faculty members globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Located in Los Angeles, gateway to the growing economies of Latin America and Asia and a city that personifies innovation in a diverse range of endeavors, UCLA Anderson's MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Master of Financial Engineering, Master of Science in Business Analytics, doctoral and executive education programs embody the school's Think In The Next ethos. Annually, some 1,800 students are trained to be global leaders seeking the business models and community solutions of tomorrow. Follow UCLA Anderson on Twitter or on Facebook

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Lifetime Achievement Award goes to James Flanigan of the Los Angeles Times and The New York Times;
John Brecher, of Bloomberg News to receive Lawrence Minard Editor Award

Los Angeles, CA - May 8, 2014 - Judy D. Olian, chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation Inc. and dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management, today announced the finalists of the 2014 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism. She also announced the recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Lawrence Minard Editor Award.

The 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient is James Flanigan, business and finance journalist for the Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. This annual award recognizes an individual whose career exemplifies the consistent and superior insight and professional skills necessary to further the understanding of business, financial and economic issues.

John Brecher, executive editor for enterprise at Bloomberg News, will receive the 2014 Lawrence Minard Editor Award, named in memory of Laury Minard, founding editor of Forbes Global and a former final judge for the Loeb Awards. This award honors excellence in business, financial and economic journalism editing, and recognizes an editor whose work does not receive a byline or whose face does not appear on-air for the work covered.

Flanigan and Brecher will receive their career achievement awards at the 2014 Gerald Loeb Awards banquet and celebration on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Capitale in New York City. Winners in the 14 competition categories will also be announced during the banquet,

The following finalists were chosen from more than 480 entries submitted by local, regional and national outlets:

Beat Reporting Finalists

  • Alana Semuels for "The Workplace" - Los Angeles Times
  • Binyamin Appelbaum for "Fed Succession" - The New York Times
  • Carrick Mollenkamp and Cezary Podkul for "Uneasy Money" - Reuters
  • Ivan Penn for "Duke Energy and Nuclear Power in Florida" - Tampa Bay Times

Breaking News Finalists

  • Terry Maxon, Michael A. Lindenberger, Mitchell Schnurman and Cheryl Hall for "American Airlines Merger" - The Dallas Morning News
  • Nathan Bomey, Susan Tompor, Greg Gardner, Mark Phelan, Alisa Priddle and Tom Walsh for "A New Leader for GM: Barra Makes History" - Detroit Free Press
  • James Yardley, Julfikar Ali Manik and Steven Greenhouse for "Bangladesh" - The New York Times
  • Dominic Gates for "Boeing Grounded" - The Seattle Times

Commentary Finalists

  • Peter Coy for "Peter Coy Columns and Commentary" - Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Matt Levine for "Today in Why Aren't More Bankers in Jail"  - Bloomberg VIEW
  • Loren Steffy for "Loren Steffy Columns" - Houston Chronicle
  • Peter Goodman for "Commentary by Peter Goodman" - The Huffington Post

Explanatory Finalists

  • Eamon Javers, Nikhil Deogun, Matthew Cuddy and Pat Anastasi for "CNBC's Eamon Javers - Early Data Release Coverage" - CNBC
  • Noam Scheiber for "The Last Days of Big Law" - The New Republic
  • Ian Urbina and Leslye Davis for "As OSHA Emphasizes Safety, Long-Term Health Risks Fester" - The New York Times
  • Steve Stecklow, Babak Dehghanpisheh and Yeganeh Torbati for "Assets of the Ayatollah" - Reuters
  • Peter Whoriskey and Dan Keating for "The Cost of Healing" - The Washington Post

Images/Visuals Finalists  

  • Bård Edlund for "Sixty Seconds of Salary" - CNNMoney
  • Ford Fessenden, Tom Giratikanon, Josh Keller, Archie Tse, Tim Wallace, Derek Watkins, Jeremy White, Karen Yourish, Shan Carter, Hannah Fairfield, Alicia Parlapiano, Mike Bostock, Amanda Cox, Matthew Ericson Kevin Quealy and Josh Williams for "Interactive Graphics" - The New York Times  
  • Scott M. Austin, Lakshmi Ketineni, Paul Antonson, Spencer E. Ante, Ryan Knutson, Thomas Gryta and Ben Fox Rubin for "WSJ's Wireless Savings Calculator" - The Wall Street Journal
  • Janet Adamy, Neal Mann, Jarrard Cole, Paul Antonson, Andy Regal and Louise Radnofsky for "Prescribed" - The Wall Street Journal

International Finalists

  • Raymond Bonner and Christine Spolar for "Death in Singapore" - Financial Times
  • Kerry A. Dolan and Rafael Marques de Morais for "The Shortest Route to Riches" - Forbes
  • James Yardley, Stephanie Clifford, Steven Greenhouse, Ian Urbina and Keith Bradsher for "Garment Industry" - The New York Times
  • David Enrich, Jean Eaglesham, Atsuko Fukase and Jenny Strasburg  for "Unraveling the Mystery of Interest-Rate Manipulation" - The Wall Street Journal

Investigative Finalists

  • Chris Hamby, Matthew Mosk and Brian Ross for "Breathless and Burdened: Dying from Black Lung, Buried by Law and Medicine" - The Center for Public Integrity, in partnership with ABC News
  • Katherine Eban for "Dirty Medicine" - Fortune
  • A.C. Thompson, Jonathan Jones, Hanna Trudo, Carl Byker, Katie Taber and Kate McMahon for "Life and Death in Assisted Living" - ProPublica/FRONTLINE
  • Debbie Cenziper, Michael Sallah and Steven Rich for "Tax Liens: Left With Nothing" - The Washington Post

Magazines Finalists  

  • Cam Simpson for "Stranded: an iPhone Tested Caught in Supply Chain" - Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Andy Greenberg and Ryan Mac for "Big Brother's Brain" - Forbes
  • Jennifer Reingold for "Squeezing Heinz"- Fortune
  • Alexandra Robbins for "Children Are Dying" - Washingtonian

News Services Finalists

  • Liam Vaughan, Gavin Finch, Bob Ivry and Ambereen Choudhury for "Rigging the World's Biggest Market" - Bloomberg News
  • Scot Paltrow and Kelly Carr for "Unaccountable" - Reuters

Newspapers - Large Category Finalists

  • Rong-Gong Lin II, Rosanna Xia and Doug Smith for "A Concrete Risk" - Los Angeles Times
  • Jessica Silver-Greenberg for "Predators/Bank Abuses" - The New York Times
  • Alison Young, John Hillkirk and Shannon Green for "Supplement Shell Game" - USA Today
  • Barton Gellman, Laura Poitras, Ellen Nakashima, Craig Timberg, Steven Rich and Ashkan Soltani for "Five of the NSA Stories" - The Washington Post

Newspapers - Small & Medium Finalists

  • Eric Eyre and David Gutman for "The Meth Menace" - Charleston Gazette
  • Ellen Gabler, Mark Johnson, John Fauber, Allan James Vestal and Kristyna Wentz-Graff for "Deadly Delays" - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Melody Petersen for "Deeper in Debt" - Orange County Register
  • Colin Woodard for "The Lobbyist in the Henhouse" - Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram
  • Anthony Cormier and Michael Braga for "Breaking the Banks" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Online Category Finalists 

  • Kainaz Amaria, Alex Blumberg, Brian Boyer, Jacob Goldstein and Wes Lindamood for "Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt" - NPR
  • T. Christian Miller and Jeff Gerth for "Overdose" - ProPublica
  • Charles Ornstein, Tracy Weber, Jennifer LaFleur, Jeff Larson and Lena Groeger for "The Prescribers" - ProPublica  

Personal Finance Finalists 

  • Steve Kroft, Jeff Fager, James Jacoby, Michael Karzis and Matthew Lev for "60 Minutes: 40 Million Mistakes" - CBS News
  • E. Scott Reckard for "Wells Fargo Sales Quotas Come at a Cost" - Los Angeles Times
  • Paul Kiel and Mitchell Hartman for "Debt Inc." - ProPublica/Marketplace
  • Marcela Gaviria, Martin Smith, Ryan Knutson, Raney Aronson-Rath and David Fanning for "The Retirement Gamble" - RAINmedia for FRONTLINE

Video/Audio Finalists 

  • Mitch Weitzner, Brian Sullivan, Wally Griffith, Deborah Camiel, James Segelstein and Meghan Lisson for "CNBC's America's Gun: The Rise of the AR-15" - CNBC
  • Michael Kirk, Jim Gilmore, Mike Wiser, Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru for "League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis" - Kirk Documentary Group for FRONTLINE
  • Martin Smith, Linda Hirsch, Ben Gold, Dan Sugarman, Raney Aronson-Rath, and David Fanning for "The Untouchables" - FRONTLINE
  • Tisha Thompson, Rick Yarborough, Jeff Piper and Mike Goldrick for "Under the Hood: The AAMCO Investigation" - WRC-TV

 For more information about The Gerald Loeb Awards, please visit http://www.loeb.anderson.ucla.edu, email loeb@anderson.ucla.edu or call (310) 825-4478.

 

About The Gerald Loeb Awards

The Gerald Loeb Awards were established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb, a founding partner of E.F. Hutton. His intention was to encourage reporting on business and finance that would inform and protect the private investor and the general public. Distinguished journalists and outlets nationwide submit entries to compete for the most prestigious honor in business journalism. UCLA Anderson has been presenting The Gerald Loeb Awards since 1973 and the awards use a two-tier judging process comprising a preliminary round and final round. The awards banquet and celebration is held in New York City every June and is attended by the country's top business and financial publishers, editors, journalists, producers and celebrities. The Gerald Loeb Awards is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization that operates primarily from sponsorship and private support. Follow The Gerald Loeb Awards on Twitter @LoebAwards. Experience The Gerald Loeb Awards: #LoebAwards.

 

About UCLA Anderson School of Management

UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, with faculty members globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Located in Los Angeles, gateway to the growing economies of Latin America and Asia and a city that personifies innovation in a diverse range of endeavors, UCLA Anderson's MBA, Fully Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Master of Financial Engineering, doctoral and executive education programs embody the school's Think In The Next ethos. Here some 1,800 students annually are trained to be global leaders seeking the business models and community solutions of tomorrow. Follow UCLA Anderson on Twitter or on Facebook

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Gerald Loeb Awards Announces call for entries for 2014 Competition

February 10 Deadline for Submissions in 14 Competition Categories and Two Career Achievement Honors

LOS ANGELES, January 6, 2014 - UCLA Anderson School of Management and the G. and R. Loeb Foundation invite journalists from print, online and broadcast media to submit entries in 14 competition categories and nominations for two career achievement awards for the 2014 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.

The Gerald Loeb Awards are the most prestigious honor in business journalism nationwide and were established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb, founding partner of E.F. Hutton, to recognize writers, editors and producers who make significant contributions to the understanding of business, finance and the economy for both the private investor and the general public. UCLA Anderson had been presenting the awards since 1973.

All competition categories are classified into either Platform Neutral or Platform Specific groups. Consideration is limited to entries that were published or broadcast in the United States during calendar year 2013. All entries must be submitted online at www.loeb.anderson.ucla.edu by 11:59:59 p.m. PST on Monday, February 10, 2014.

Nominations will also be accepted for: (1) the Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes exceptional career contributions in the field of business, financial and economic news; and (2) the Lawrence Minard Editor Award, which recognizes career contributions in business journalism editing.

Entries Accepted in 12 Competition Categories:

  • Beat Reporting
  • Breaking News
  • Commentary
  • Explanatory
  • Images/Visuals
  • International
  • Investigative
  • Personal Finance
  • Video/Audio (Replaces Broadcast category

Platform Specific Competition Categories

  • Magazines
  • Newspapers - Large
  • Newspapers - Small & Medium
  • News Services
  • Online

More information on categories and submission guidelines can be found at www.loeb.anderson.ucla.edu or by contacting The Gerald Loeb Awards office at loeb@anderson.ucla.edu or (310) 825-4478.

The Gerald Loeb Awards Final Judges:

  • Stephen J. Adler, Editor-in-Chief, Reuters
  • Amanda Bennett, Author / Former Executive Editor, Projects and Investigations, Bloomberg News
  • Matthew Bishop, New York Bureau Chief, The Economist
  • David Boardman, Dean of the School of Media and Communications, Temple University
  • Martin Dickson, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times
  • John Hillkirk, Senior Editor, Investigations and National Enterprise, USA Today
  • Larry Kramer, President and Publisher, USA Today
  • Glenn Kramon, Senior Editor, The New York Times
  • Joanne Lipman, Adviser, Yahoo! Media / Executive Producer, NYPR
  • Davan Maharaj, Editor, Los Angeles Times
  • Tyler Mathisen, Co-anchor, CNBC's Power Lunch / Vice President for Strategic Editorial Initiatives, CNBC
  • Matt Murray, Deputy Managing Editor, International News and Money & Investing, The Wall Street Journal
  • Judy D. Olian, Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • Allan Sloan, Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune
  • Russ Stanton, Vice President of Content, Southern California Public Radio
  • Paul Steiger, Editor-in-Chief, ProPublica
  • Jonathan Wald, Executive Producer, Piers Morgan Tonight / Adjunct Professor, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism

About The Gerald Loeb Awards

The Gerald Loeb Awards were established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb, a founding partner of E.F. Hutton. His intention was to encourage reporting on business and finance that would inform and protect the private investor and the general public. Distinguished journalists and outlets nationwide submit entries to compete for the most prestigious honor in business journalism. UCLA Anderson has been presenting The Gerald Loeb Awards since 1973 and the awards use a two-tier judging process comprising a preliminary round and final round. The awards banquet and celebration is held in New York City every June and is attended by the country's top business and financial publishers, editors, journalists, producers and celebrities. The Gerald Loeb Awards is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization that operates primarily from sponsorship and private support. Follow The Gerald Loeb Awards on Twitter @LoebAwards. Experience The Gerald Loeb Awards: #LoebAwards

About UCLA Anderson School of Management:

UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, with faculty members globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Located in Los Angeles, gateway to the growing economies of Latin America and Asia and a city that personifies innovation in a diverse range of endeavors, UCLA Anderson's MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Global Executive MBA for the Americas, Master of Financial Engineering, doctoral and executive education programs embody the school's Think In The Next ethos. Annually, some 1,800 students are trained to be global leaders seeking the business models and community solutions of tomorrow. Follow UCLA Anderson on Twitter or on Facebook.

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UCLA Anderson School of Management Announces 2013 Gerald Loeb Award Winners

Lifetime Achievement Award Goes to John Huey, Michael Williams Receives Lawrence Minard Editor Award

NEW YORK (June 25, 2013) - Journalists from across the nation gathered tonight at Capitale for the 2013 Gerald Loeb Awards banquet. The Gerald Loeb Awards are among the highest honors in journalism, recognizing the work of journalists whose contributions illuminate the world of business, finance and the economy for readers and viewers around the world.

Judy D. Olian, dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management and chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation, welcomed Loeb Awards honorees and their guests as the Loeb Awards celebrated the best in business journalism and 40 years with UCLA Anderson. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, vice president for strategic editorial initiatives and host of CNBC's Power Lunch, served as master of ceremonies.

The Gerald Loeb Awards include two special awards for career contributions: the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was presented to John Huey, former editor-in-chief of Time Inc., and the Lawrence Minard Editor Award, which went to Michael Williams, global enterprise editor of Reuters. In addition, winners of 14 competition categories were named at the banquet.

The following is a list of the 2013 Loeb Award recipients.

Beat Reporting Winner

Tom Bergin of Reuters for "Corporate Taxation Series"

Breaking News Winner

Thomas Lee, David Phelps, Janet Moore, Paul McEnroe, Tony Kennedy, Patrick Kennedy and Eric Wieffering of Star Tribune for "Best Buy CEO Resigns Under Cloud"

Broadcast Winner

Byron Harris, Billy Bryant, Jason Trahan and Mark Smith of WFAA-TV for "Denticaid: Medicaid Dental Abuse in Texas"

Commentary Winner

John Gapper of Financial Times for "John Gapper (Financial Times)"

Explanatory Winner

Mike McGraw and Alan Bavley of The Kansas City Star for "Beef's Raw Edges"

Images/Visuals Winner

Tom Giratikanon, Amanda Cox, Sergio Pecanha, Alicia Parlapiano, Jeremy White, Robert Gebeloff, Ford Fessenden, Archie Tse, Alan McLean, Shan Carter, Mike Bostock and Matthew Ericson of The New York Times for "Economy Interactives"

International Winner

David Barboza and Sharon LaFraniere of The New York Times for "China's Secret Fortunes"

Investigative Winner

David Barstow, Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab and Stephanie Clifford of The New York Times for "Wal-Mart Abroad"

Magazines Winner

Connie Bruck of The New Yorker for "Cashier du Cinema"

News Services Winner

Brian Grow, Anna Driver, Joshua Schneyer, Janet Roberts, Jeanine Prezioso, David Sheppard and John Shiffman of Reuters for "Inside Chesapeake Energy"

Large Newspapers Winner

Patricia Callahan, Sam Roe and Michael Hawthorne of Chicago Tribune for "Playing With Fire"

Small & Medium Newspapers Winner

Ames Alexander, Karen Garloch, Joseph Neff and David Raynor of The Charlotte Observer and The News & Observer for "Prognosis: Profits"

Mandy Locke and David Raynor of The News & Observer for "Ghost Workers"

Online Winner

Alison Young and Peter Eisler of USA TODAY for "Ghost Factories"

Personal Finance Winner

Jason Zweig of The Wall Street Journal for "The Intelligent Investor"

The Gerald Loeb Awards Final Judges:

  • Stephen J. Adler, Editor-in-Chief, Reuters
  • Amanda Bennett, Author / Former Executive Editor, Projects and Investigations, Bloomberg News
  • Matthew Bishop, New York Bureau Chief, The Economist
  • David Boardman, Dean of the School of Media and Communications, Temple University
  • Martin Dickson, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times
  • John Hillkirk, Senior Editor, Investigations and National Enterprise, USA Today
  • Larry Kramer, President and Publisher, USA Today
  • Glenn Kramon, Senior Editor, The New York Times
  • Joanne Lipman, Adviser, Yahoo! Media / Executive Producer, NYPR
  • Davan Maharaj, Editor, Los Angeles Times
  • Tyler Mathisen, Co-anchor, CNBC's Power Lunch / Vice President for Strategic Editorial Initiatives, CNBC
  • Matt Murray, Deputy Managing Editor, International News and Money & Investing, The Wall Street Journal
  • Judy D. Olian, Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • Allan Sloan, Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune
  • Russ Stanton, Vice President of Content, Southern California Public Radio
  • Paul Steiger, Editor-in-Chief, ProPublica
  • Jonathan Wald, Executive Producer, Piers Morgan Tonight / Adjunct Professor, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism

About The Gerald Loeb Awards

The Gerald Loeb Awards were established in 1957 by the late ;Gerald Loeb, a founding partner of E.F. Hutton. His intention was to encourage reporting on business and finance that would inform and protect the private investor and the general public. Distinguished journalists and outlets nationwide submit entries to compete for the most prestigious honor in business journalism. UCLA Anderson has been presenting The Gerald Loeb Awards since 1973 and the awards use a two-tier judging process comprising a preliminary round and final round. The awards banquet and celebration is held in New York City every June and is attended by the country's top business and financial publishers, editors, journalists, producers and celebrities. The Gerald Loeb Awards is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization that operates primarily from sponsorship and private support. Follow The Gerald Loeb Awards on Twitter @LoebAwards.

About UCLA Anderson School of Management

UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, with faculty members globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Located in Los Angeles, gateway to the growing economies of Latin America and Asia and a city that personifies innovation in a diverse range of endeavors, UCLA Anderson's MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Master of Financial Engineering, Master of Science in Business Analytics, doctoral and executive education programs embody the school's Think In The Next ethos. Annually, some 1,800 students are trained to be global leaders seeking the business models and community solutions of tomorrow. Follow UCLA Anderson on Twitter or on Facebook

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Gerald Loeb Awards Announces call for entries for 2013 Competition

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Gerald Loeb Awards Announces call for entries for 2013 Competition

Categories Reorganized, Submission Period Extended and Twitter Campaign Announced

LOS ANGELES, CA - December 19, 2012 - UCLA Anderson School of Management and the G. and R. Loeb Foundation invite business, financial and economic journalists from print, online and broadcast media to submit entries in 14 competition categories and nominations for two career achievement awards for the recently restructured 2013 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.

The Gerald Loeb Awards are the most prestigious honor in business journalism and were established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb, founding partner of E.F. Hutton, to recognize writers, editors and producers who make significant contributions to the understanding of business, finance and the economy for both the private investor and the general public.

In marking the award's 40-year partnership with UCLA Anderson, a transition toward platform neutrality has been implemented and competition categories have been restructured to reflect the most current forms of journalism. All categories are now classified into either Platform Neutral or Platform Specific groups. Nominations will continue to be accepted for (1) the Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes exceptional career contributions in the field of business, financial and economic news; and (2) the Lawrence Minard Editor Award, which recognizes career contributions in business journalism editing.

Entries Accepted in 12 Competition Categories:

  • Beat Reporting
  • Breaking News
  • Commentary
  • Explanatory
  • Images/Visuals
  • International
  • Investigative
  • Personal Finance

Platform Specific Competition Categories

  • Broadcast
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers - Large
  • Newspapers - Small & Medium
  • News Services
  • Online

More information on categories and submission guidelines can be found at www.loeb.anderson.ucla.edu or by contacting The Gerald Loeb Awards office at loeb@anderson.ucla.edu or (310) 825-4478.

The Gerald Loeb Awards Final Judges:

  • Amanda Bennett, Author / Former Executive Editor, Projects and Investigations, Bloomberg News
  • Matthew Bishop, New York Bureau Chief, The Economist
  • David Boardman, Dean of the School of Media and Communications, Temple University
  • Martin Dickson, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times
  • Chrystia Freeland, Editor, Thomson Reuters Digital
  • John Hillkirk, Senior Editor, Investigations and National Enterprise, USA Today
  • Larry Kramer, President and Publisher, USA Today
  • Glenn Kramon, Assistant Managing Editor, The New York Times
  • Joanne Lipman, Adviser, Yahoo! Media / Executive Producer, NYPR
  • Davan Maharaj, Editor, Los Angeles Times
  • Tyler Mathisen, Co-anchor, CNBC's Power Lunch / Vice President for Strategic Editorial Initiatives, CNBC
  • Matt Murray, Deputy Managing Editor, International News and Money & Investing, The Wall Street Journal
  • Judy D. Olian, Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • Allan Sloan, Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune
  • Russ Stanton, Vice President of Content, Southern California Public Radio
  • Paul Steiger, Editor-in-Chief, ProPublica
  • Jonathan Wald, Executive Producer, Piers Morgan Tonight / Adjunct Professor, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism

About The Gerald Loeb Awards

The Gerald Loeb Awards were established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb, a founding partner of E.F. Hutton. His intention was to encourage reporting on business and finance that would inform and protect the private investor and the general public. Distinguished journalists and outlets nationwide submit entries to compete for the most prestigious honor in business journalism. UCLA Anderson has been presenting The Gerald Loeb Awards since 1973 and the awards use a two-tier judging process comprising a preliminary round and final round. The awards banquet and celebration is held in New York City every June and is attended by the country's top business and financial publishers, editors, journalists, producers and celebrities. The Gerald Loeb Awards is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization that operates primarily from sponsorship and private support. Follow The Gerald Loeb Awards on Twitter @LoebAwards. Experience The Gerald Loeb Awards: #LoebAwards

About UCLA Anderson School of Management:

UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, with faculty members globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Located in Los Angeles, gateway to the growing economies of Latin America and Asia and a city that personifies innovation in a diverse range of endeavors, UCLA Anderson's MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Global Executive MBA for the Americas, Master of Financial Engineering, doctoral and executive education programs embody the school's Think In The Next ethos. Annually, some 1,800 students are trained to be global leaders seeking the business models and community solutions of tomorrow. Follow UCLA Anderson on Twitter or on Facebook.

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