UCLA Anderson School of Management Announces 2014 Gerald Loeb Award Winners
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 by Peter Goodman,” by Peter Goodman, The Huffington Post
“Assets of the Ayatollah,” by Steve Stecklow, Babak Dehghanpisheh, and Yeganeh Torbati, Reuters
"Hot Mess: How Goldman Lost Libya's Money" by Matthew Campbell and Kit Chellel for Bloomberg Businessweek
“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
“The Shortest Route to Riches,” by Kerry A. Dolan and Rafael Marques de Morais, Forbes
“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
“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
“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