New York Times wins three Loeb Awards, Reuters wins two
The New York Times business section was the big winner at the Gerald Loeb Awards on Monday, winning three of the most prestigious awards in business journalism.
The Times won in the breaking news category for “Ouster at Uber.” Journalists who worked on the entry were Mike Isaac, Farhad Manjoo, Kevin Roose, and Ashwin Seshagiri.
The Times also won in the personal finance category for Ron Lieber’s coverage of the Equifax breach.
The Times’ third Loeb was in the investigative category. Emily Steel, Michael S. Schmidt, Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey, Susan Chira, and Catrin Einhorn won for “Culture of Harassment.”
Reuters won two Loebs.
It won in the explanatory category for “The Body Trade.” Journalists who worked on that project were Brian Grow, John Shiffman, Blake Morrison, Elizabeth Culliford, Reade Levinson, Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, Zach Goelman, and Mike Wood.
A Reuters team won the images/graphics category for “The Trump Effect.” The journalists who worked on it were Christine Chan and Matthew Weber.
A project between the Chicago Tribune and ProPublica Illinois won the local category in the Loeb Awards.
The reporters involved in the “The Tax Divide” project were Jason Grotto, Sandhya Kambhampati, and Hal Dardick.
In the international category, The Wall Street Journal won for “China’s surveillance state.”
The journalists who worked on the project were Josh Chin, Liza Lin, Eva Dou, Clément Bürge, Wenxin Fan, Natasha Khan, Dan Strumpf, Charles Rollet, Jeremy Page, Elliot Bentley, Jenny O’Grady, Tyler Paige, and Giulia Marchi.
Tony Bartelme of The Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina, won the feature category for “Stickin’ With the Pig: A Tale of Loyalty and Loss” about grocery store chain Piggly Wiggly.
ProPublica won in the beat reporting category for “Automating Hate.” The journalists who worked on the project were Julia Angwin, Jeff Larson, Ariana Tobin, Madeleine Varner, Noam Scheiber, and Hannes Grassegger.
Longtime pharma journalist Ed Silverman, now with STAT, won in the commentary category.
Retro Report and Quartz won in the video category for “Future of Money.” The journalists who worked on it were Chris Buck, Kyra Darnton, Solana Pyne, Laurence B. Chollet, Karen M. Sughrue, Erik German, Maria Villaseñor, Noah Madoff, and Jeff Bernier.
“Marketplace” won the Loeb in the audio category for “Robot-proof jobs.” The journalists who worked on it were David Brancaccio, Katie Long, Nicole Childers, Ben Tolliday, Daniel Ramirez, and Paulina Velasco.
The winners were chosen from more than 470 entries submitted by local, regional and national outlets. The Loebs are considered the most prestigious award in business journalism.
The banquet and celebration was held at Capitale in New York City.