2013 Preliminary Judges

2013 PRELIMINAY 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.


Platform Neutral Categories


Beat Reporting

DIANE HARRIS
Executive Editor
Money Magazine

ED JOYCE*
Orange County Bureau Reporter
Southern California Public Radio

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

DIANA MCCABE
Online Business Editor
The San Diego Union-Tribune

BERT ROBINSON
Managing Editor
San Jose Mercury News

Breaking News
KRISTI ARELLANO
Business Editor
The Denver Post

DENNIS FULTON
Business Editor
Dallas Morning News

MATTHEW GARRAHAN
Los Angeles Correspondent
Financial Times

ROBERT MCGOUGH*
Assistant Managing Editor, Business
Newsday

KIM QUILLEN
Assistant Business Editor
The Arizona Republic

Commentary
GLENN HALL
Managing Editor
TheBlaze

GLENN HUNTER
Executive Editor
D CEO

STEVE SILKIN
Deputy Managing Editor
Los Angeles Business Journal

KATHERINE STIRLING*
Articles Editor
Vanity Fair

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

Explanatory
RUSS BRITT
Los Angeles Bureau Chief
MarketWatch

NINA GREGORY*
Associate Editor
NPR

ALAN HUGHES
Editorial Director
Black Enterprise

KATHY TULUMELLO
Business Editor
The Arizona Republic

MICHAEL WARSHAW
Director of Communications and Strategic
Public Affairs
Becker College


Images/Visuals

CHUCK HAWKINS
National Political Editor
The Wall Street Journal

DAVID A. KAPLAN
Contributing Editor
Fortune

FRANK MOTTEK*
Business News Anchor
CBS KNX 1070 Newsradio Los Angeles

LARRY NISTA
Digital Products Editor
The San Diego Union-Tribune

GABRIELLA STERN
Deputy Managing Editor
The Wall Street Journal Digital Network

International
JAMES BANDLER
Editor-at-Large
Fortune

MARLA DICKERSON
Business Editor
Los Angeles Times

HOWARD GOLD
Columnist/Founder
MarketWatch/The Independent Agenda

BERNARD WOLFSON*
Reporter
The Orange County Register

JON WOLMAN
Editor and Publisher
The Detroit News

Investigative
BECKY BISBEE
Business Editor
The Seattle Times

JOHN CORRIGAN
Assistant Managing Editor, Arts & Entertainment
Los Angeles Times

PETER GOODMAN
Executive Business Editor
Huffington Post Media Group

RICHARD SIKLOS
Vice President of Corporate Affairs
Time Warner

TOM WALSH
Business Columnist
Detroit Free Press

Personal Finance
LAURA GOLDBERG
Business Editor
Houston Chronicle

CHRIS PEACOCK
Vice President and Executive Editor
CNNMoney

RANDY ROGUSKI
Business Editor
The Plain Dealer

LAUREN RUBLIN
Assistant Managing Editor
Barron's

MIKE SANTE
Managing Editor
Interest.com

Platform Specific Categories


Broadcast

JOHN EMSHWILLER*
Senior National Correspondent
The Wall Street Journal

VINDU GOEL
Energy and Agriculture Editor
The New York Times

RONALD GROVER
Bureau Chief
Thomson Reuters

DONNA HOWELL
Technology Reporter
Investor's Business Daily

RICK REIFF
Executive Editor
Orange County Business Journal

Magazines
JEFFREY DANIELS
Producer
CNBC-TV

JESSE EISINGER
Senior Reporter
ProPublica

MATTHEW KRANTZ
Financial Markets Reporter
USA Today

MICHAEL SICONOLFI
Senior Editor
The Wall Street Journal

KIRSTIN WILDER*
Vice President and Managing Editor
Variety

News Services
HENRY DUBROFF
Editor
Pacific Coast Business Times

GARY SILVERMAN
Deputy U.S. News Editor
Financial Times

KARA SWISHER
Co-Executive Editor
All Things Digital

KATHY WARBELOW
Freelance Journalist


Newspapers - Large

SCOTT MCGREW
Technology and Business Reporter
NBC Bay Area

FRANCINE MCKENNA
Freelance Journalist
Forbes and American Banker

MARY MILLIKEN
Top News Editor, West Coast
Thomson Reuters

LARRY REIBSTEIN
Editor-at-Large
Bloomberg

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

Newspapers - Small & Medium
WILLIAM BARRETT
Freelance Business Journalist

IANTHE DUGAN
Investigative Reporter
The Wall Street Journal

LARRY INGRASSIA
Assistant Managing Editor
The New York Times

THOM KUPPER
Senior Business Editor
Minneapolis Star Tribune

WINNIE O'KELLEY
Editor-at-Large
Bloomberg

Online
SANDRA BLOCK
Senior Associate Editor
Kiplinger's Personal Finance

JOHN BYRNE*
Editor-in-Chief
Poets & Quants

MICHELLE LEDER
Editor and Founder
Footnoted.org

TOM NUTTALL*
U.S. West Coast Correspondent
The Economist

CHRIS PALMERI
Reporter
Bloomberg News


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