Economist, Money, Bloomberg Businessweek among Loeb winners
The Economist, Money magazine and Bloomberg Businessweek were among the winners at the Gerald Loeb Awards dinner in New York on Tuesday evening.
The Wall Street Journal did not win any Loebs after winning five in 2016. It was a finalist in two categories.
John Peet, Jeremy Cliffe, and Tom Wainwright of The Economist won in the breaking news category for “Brexit: A Tragic Split.”
The Economist also won in the commentary category for Adrian Wooldridge’s “Creative Destruction: The Schumpeter Column.”
In the feature writing category, Matthew Campbell and Kit Chellel of Bloomberg Businessweek won for for “Hot Mess: How Goldman Lost Libya’s Money.”
Taylor Tepper and Elizabeth O’Brien of Money won in the personal finance category for “The High Cost of Coping.”
Hannah Dreier and Ricardo Nunes of the Associated Press won the international category for “Venezuela Undone.”
In the local category, Eric Eyre of the Charleston Gazette-Mail in West Virginia won for “Painkiller Profiteers.”
In the explanatory category, Natalie Obiko Pearson, Sharang Limaye, Jason Gale, Lydia Mulvany, Monte Reel, Stephanie Baker, Wenxin Fan, and Adi Narayan of Bloomberg News won for “Superbug Spreaders.”
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 of The New York Times won in the interactive/graphics/visuals category.
In the audio category, Lisa Chow, Kaitlin Roberts, Molly Messick, Bruce Wallace, Luke Malone, Simone Polanen, Alex Blumberg, and Alexandra Johnes of Gimlet Media won for “Dov Charney’s American Dream.”
In the video category, Greg Gilderman, Marisa Venegas, Solly Granatstein, Shawn Efran, Marcus Stern, Brandon Kieffer, John Carlos Frey, and Monica Villamizar of Telemundo and Weather.com won for “Cosecha de Miseria (Harvest of Misery) & The Source.”
The Tampa Bay Times and Chicago Tribune tied in the investigative category. The Times’ entry was from William R. Levesque, Nathaniel Lash and Anthony Cormier for its coverage of Allegiant Air while the Tribune’s entry was from Sam Roe, Karisa King, and Ray Long for “Dangerous Doses.”
The Los Angeles Times won the beat reporting category. Its entry was from David Zahniser, Emily Alpert Reyes, Joe Fox, and Len De Groot for “Big Money, Unlikely Donors.”
The Loeb Awards are celebrating their 60th anniversary.