Loeb Awards Judge

2012 Preliminary Judges

A committee of preliminary judges, consisting of business journalists and faculty members of UCLA Anderson, is assigned to each competition category. These committees review all entries and select finalists in their category to be submitted to the panel of final judges.


Left to right: Scott Mcgrew, Mary Lynne Vellinga, Bert Robinson, Matthew Garrahan, Stephen Engelberg

 Category A: Large Newspapers 
STEPHEN ENGELBERG
Managing Editor
ProPublica

MATTHEW GARRAHAN
Los Angeles Correspondent
Financial Times

SCOTT MCGREW*
Technology and Business Reporter
NBC Bay Area

BERT ROBINSON
Managing Editor
San Jose Mercury News

MARY LYNNE VELLINGA
Business Editor
The Sacramento Bee


Left to right: Bob Rose, Larry Ingrassia, Chuck Hawkins, Matthew Krantz, James Bandler

Category B: Medium & Small Newspapers
JAMES BANDLER
Editor-at-Large
Fortune

CHUCK HAWKINS
National Political Editor
The Wall Street Journal

LARRY INGRASSIA
Business Day Editor
The New York Times

MATTHEW KRANTZ
Financial Markets Reporter
USA Today

BOB ROSE
Markets Desk Editor
The Wall Street Journal


Left to right: Howard Gold, Vindu Goel, Becky Bisbee, Michael Siconolfi

Category C: Magazines
BECKY BISBEE
Business Editor
The Seattle Times

VINDU GOEL
Energy and Agriculture Editor
The New York Times

HOWARD GOLD
Editor-at-Large
MarketWatch

MICHAEL SICONOLFI
Senior Editor
The Wall Street Journal

GARY SILVERMAN
U.S. News Editor
Financial Times


Left to right: Glenn Hall, Randy Roguski, Lauren Rublin, Alexander Davis, Steven Gaydos

 Category D: Commentary
ALEXANDER DAVIS

Managing Editor, Enterprise
MarketWatch

STEVEN GAYDOS
Executive Editor
Daily Variety

GLENN HALL
Editor-in-Chief
TheStreet.com

RANDY ROGUSKI
Business Editor
The Plain Dealer

LAUREN RUBLIN*
Assistant Managing Editor
Barron's


Left to right: John Corrigan, Mary Milliken, Thom Kupper

Category E: Breaking News
JOHN CORRIGAN

Business Editor
Los Angeles Times

THOM KUPPER
Senior Business Editor
Minneapolis Star Tribune

MARY MILLIKEN
West Coast Bureau Chief
Thomson Reuters

JON WOLMAN
Editor and Publisher
The Detroit News


Left to right: Kristi Arellano, Rick Reiff, Donna Howell

Category F: Beat Reporting
KRISTI ARELLANO*
Business Editor
Denver Post

TOM EASTON*
American Finance Editor
The Economist

DONNA HOWELL*
Technology Reporter
Investor's Business Daily

RICK REIFF
Executive Editor
Orange County Business Journal


Left to right: Winnie O'Kelley, Marla Dickerson, Henry Dubroff, Kara Swisher, Jeffrey Daniels

Category G: News Services
JEFFREY DANIELS
Producer
CNBC-TV

MARLA DICKERSON*
Deputy Business Editor
Los Angeles Times

HENRY DUBROFF
Editor
Pacific Coast Business Times

WINNIE O'KELLEY
Deputy Business Editor
The New York Times

KARA SWISHER
Co-Executive Editor
All Things Digital


Left to right: Russ Britt, Jerry Sullivan, Steve Silkin, Gabriel Kahn

Category H: Explanatory
RUSS BRITT
Los Angeles Bureau Chief
MarketWatch

DEBORAH HENLEY
Executive Editor
Newsday

GABRIEL KAHN
Professor of Professional Practice
USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

STEVE SILKIN
Deputy Managing Editor
Los Angeles Business Journal

JERRY SULLIVAN
Managing Editor
Orange County Business Journal


Left to right: Evan Hansen, William Barrett, Chris Palmeri, Richard Siklos, Larry Nista

 Category I: Online Enterprise
WILLIAM BARRETT
Senior Editor
Forbes

EVAN HANSEN
Editor-in-Chief
Wired.com

LARRY NISTA
A-1 Editor
San Diego Union-Tribune

CHRIS PALMERI
Senior Correspondent
Bloomberg BusinessWeek

RICHARD SIKLOS
Vice President
Time Warner


Left to right: Jesse Eisinger, Diana Mccabe, Diane Harris, Stephen West, Peter Goodman

 Category J: Blogging
JESSE EISINGER
Senior Reporter
ProPublica

PETER GOODMAN*
Executive Business Editor
Huffington Post Media Group

DIANE HARRIS*
Executive Editor
Money Magazine

DIANA MCCABE*
Money Editor
San Diego Union Tribune

STEPHEN WEST
Editor and Deputy Bureau Chief, San Francisco
Bloomberg News


Left to right: Chris Peacock, Sandra Block, Laura Goldberg, David A. Kaplan

Category K: Personal Finance
SANDRA BLOCK
Personal Finance Reporter
USA Today

HANK GILMAN
Deputy Managing Editor
Fortune

LAURA GOLDBERG
Business Editor
Houston Chronicle

DAVID A. KAPLAN
Contributing Editor
Fortune

CHRIS PEACOCK
Vice President and Executive Editor
CNNMoney


Left to right: Alex Ben Block, Gabriella Stern, Michael Warshaw

Category L: Television Enterprise
ALEX BEN BLOCK
Executive Editor
The Hollywood Reporter

IANTHE DUGAN
Senior Staff Writer
The Wall Street Journal

RONALD GROVER
Bureau Chief
Thomson Reuters

GABRIELLA STERN*
Managing Editor
Dow Jones

MICHAEL WARSHAW
Assistant Business Editor
The Boston Globe

Category M: Business Book
JOHN BUSSEY
Executive Business Editor
The Wall Street Journal

DAN COLARUSSO
Global Head of Programming
Reuters Television

ROBERT GUTH
Bureau Chief
The Wall Street Journal

PAUL HABIBI
Lecturer
UCLA Anderson

KELLY JOHNSON*
Sunday Business Editor
The Washington Post

FRANCINE MCKENNA*
Blogger
Re: The Auditors

KIM QUILLEN
Business Editor
Times-Picayune

GREGORY SCHNEIDER
Business Editor
The Washington Post

DAVID SHULMAN*
Senior Economist, UCLA Anderson
Forecast
UCLA Anderson

DOUG STUMPF
Executive Editor
Vanity Fair

KATHY TULUMELLO
Business Editor
The Arizona Republic

MARK VAMOS
O'Neil Chair in Business Journalism
Southern Methodist University

TOM WALSH
Business Columnist
Detroit Free Press

KATHY WARBELOW
Business Editor
Freelance


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