Loeb finalists, award winners named
The UCLA Anderson School of Management, which administers the Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism, named finalists and award winners on Tuesday.
The 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient is Matthew Winkler, editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News. This annual award recognizes an individual whose career exemplifies the consistent and superior insight and professional skills necessary to further the understanding of business, financial and economic issues.
Dan Kelly, the news editor of page one at the Wall Street Journal, will receive the 2007 Lawrence Minard Editor Award, named in memory of Laury Minard, founding editor of Forbes Global and a former final judge for the Loeb Awards.
This award honors excellence in business, financial and economic journalism editing and recognizes an editor whose work does not receive a byline or whose face does not appear on the air for the work covered.
Winkler and Kelly will receive their career achievement awards at the 2007 Loeb Awards dinner, Monday, June 25,Â in New York City. Winners in the 12 competition categories, including the new feature writing category, will be announced from among the following finalists, which were chosen from among a record 433 entries.Â Â
The finalists in the large newspapers category (circulation of more than 350,000) are:
- Gretchen Morgenson, Julie Creswell, Geraldine Fabrikant and Louis Uchitelle for “Gilded Paychecks” in The New York Times;
- Alan Murray, Steve Stecklow, Charles Forelle, John R. Wilke, Rebecca Buckman, Peter Waldman, Joann S. Lublin, George Anders, Pui-Wing Tam and John R. Emshwiller for “The Hewlett-Packard Spying Scandal” in The Wall Street Journal;
- Charles Forelle, James Bandler, Mark Maremont and Steve Stecklow for “The Secretive Backdating of Option Awards for Corporate Executives” in The Wall Street Journal;
- Dan Morgan, Gilbert M. Gaul and Sarah Cohen for “Harvesting Cash” in The Washington Post.
Read more of the finalists here.