STAT, WSJ among winners of Polk Awards

The Wall Street Journal and STAT News are among the winners in the annual George Polk Awards. The medical reporting award goes to Adam Feuerstein, Matthew Herper and Damian Garde of STAT for revealing Biogen’s covert lobbying of the Food and Drug Administration, which overruled its scientific advisors to grant approval for Biogen’s new and […]

SABEW Canada seeks Best in Business entries

Entries are being accepted for the SABEW Canada Best in Business Awards contest. This contest covers work published, broadcast and posted in the 2021 calendar year. The contest opens Thursday, February 17 and closes on Friday, March 18, at 5 p.m. ET. View last year’s Canada Best in Business Honorees. Enter the contest. Membership Before you […]

ProPublica series on tax evasion wins Selden Ring Award

The  ProPublica series, “The Secret IRS Files,” has won the 2022 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting for exposing how some of the richest people in America take advantage of the tax code to avoid paying even a single dollar in income taxes in some years. The annual award, one of the foremost honors in investigative journalism, has […]

NAREE seeks entries for real estate reporting competition

The National Association of Real Estate Editors has issued a call for entries for its 72nd Annual Journalism Competition. The deadline to enter on is March 1, 2022, 11:59 p.m. EST. NAREE’s journalism competition is for work published or aired in 2021. NAREE’s journalism competition is open to reporters, columnists, writers, editors, and freelancers covering commercial and […]

Bloomberg News staffers win NYFWA Impact Award

Michael Smith and Nacha Cattan of Bloomberg News, and former Bloomberg News editor Cam Simpson, have been named the 2021 winners of the New York Financial Writers’ Association’s Impact Award for Distinguished Financial Journalism for investigative reporting that exposed how leading U.S. chemical companies fuel the narcotics labs flooding America with deadly drugs. The trio’s […]

WSJ wins IRE’s Phil Meyer Award

The Wall Street Journal’s deep dive into TikTok algorithms won first place in the 2021 Philip Meyer Journalism Awards from Investigative Reporters and Editors. “The Philip Meyer award entries for 2021 showed a growing sophistication in both technique and storytelling that melds the best of social science methods and journalism,” said Sarah Cohen, a contest […]

NAREE names winners of annual real estate journalism competition

The National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) announced the winners of its 71st Annual Journalism Awards today. The competition recognizes excellence in reporting, writing, and editing stories about residential and commercial real estate. The awards were announced at NAREE’s annual conference held in Miami at the Kimpton Epic hotel. A panel of expert judges from […]

Perlroth’s book on cyberweapons wins FT/McKinsey Book of the Year

“This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends: The Cyberweapons Arms Race” by former New York Times reporter Nicole Perlroth has won the Financial Times/McKinsey & Co. Business Book of the Year award. Perlroth, who covered cybersecurity at The Times, wrote an “intricately detailed, deeply sourced and reported history of the origins and growth of […]

SABEW’s Best in Business contest now accepting entries

The Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing is now accepting entries for its annual Best in Business Awards. Submit your entry before the early-bird deadline of Jan. 6, 2022, and save $15 per entry. The final deadline for all entries is Wednesday, Feb. 2. Early-Bird Entry Fees:  $60 for Story Type and Story Topic […]

Wichita Biz Journal names editor Roy its Executive of the Year

The Wichita Business Journal has named editor Bill Roy one of its Executives of the Year. Managing editor Kirk Seminoff writes, “He spent a short time at a local news and weather content service before he made contact with WBJ publisher John Ek, who in 2003 was looking for a managing editor. “‘I liked him mainly because […]