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Birger young business journalist contest now accepting entries

June 5, 2019

Posted by Chris Roush

Entries are being accepted for the sixth annual Society for Advancing Business Editor and Reporting award honoring a top young business journalist.

Alex Heath

The winner will receive $1,500 plus expenses for a trip to New York where the award will be presented during SABEW’s annual fall conference.

Journalists 29 years old and younger during 2018 are eligible. (A journalist who turned 30 during 2018 is eligible). The entry deadline is 5 p.m., Wednesday, July 31. See complete rules and instructions.

The Larry Birger Young Business Journalist Award is named after Birger, the former Miami Herald Business Monday editor who served as SABEW president in 1977. Birger was later a partner in rbb Communications of Miami until his death in 1998. The award is made possible by a gift from rbb Communications.

Alex Heath, 25, a senior reporter for Cheddar, was the 2018 winner of the Larry Birger Young Business Journalist contest.

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