June 28, 2016

UCLA Anderson School of Management Announces 2016 Gerald Loeb Award Winners

Lifetime Achievement Award Goes to Paul Ingrassia, 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. 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 Schnieder, 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 and 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 Winner
“Payday at the Mill,” by Whit Richardson and Steve Mistler, Portland Press Herald and 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

TThe 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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