NY Times, Reuters, News & Observer are multi Loeb winners
David Barboza and Sharon LaFraniere of the New York Times received the Gerald Loeb Award Tuesday evening in international reporting for “China’s Secret Fortunes,” the first of three Loebs that the paper received for its business journalism.
The Times also won in the images/interactives category for “Economy Interactives” and in the investigative category for David Barstow, Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab and Stephanie Clifford‘s work for “Wal-Mart Abroad.”
Two other news organizations received multiple Loebs.
Brian Grow, Anna Driver, Joshua Schneyer, Janet Roberts, Jeanine Prezioso, David Sheppard and John Shiffman of Reuters won in the news service category for “Inside Chesapeake Energy.” (Grow was named the Talking Biz News co-business journalist of the year in 2012 for his work on Chesapeake. The other co-winner was Barstow of the New York Times.)
Tom Bergin of Reuters won in the beat reporting category for his “Corporate Taxation” series.
In the small and medium newspaper category, there were two winners: Mandy Locke and David Raynor of The (Raleigh) News & Observer for “Ghost Workers” and Ames Alexander, Karen Garloch, Joseph Neff and Raynor of The Charlotte Observer and The (Raleigh) News & Observer for “Prognosis: Profits.”
The awards, which are administered by the UCLA Anderson School of Management, are considered the Pulitzers in business journalism. They were announced at a dinner in New York on Tuesday evening.
There were also two winners in the magazine category: Connie Bruck of The New Yorker for “Cashier du Cinema” and Robert Capps of Wired magazine for “Why Things Fail.”
The online category winner was Alison Young and Peter Eisler of USA Today for “Ghost Factories.”
Thomas Lee, David Phelps, Janet Moore, Paul McEnroe, Tony Kennedy, Patrick Kennedy and Eric Wieffering of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune won in the breaking news category for for “Best Buy CEO Resigns Under Cloud.”
Byron Harris, Billy Bryant, Jason Trahan and Mark Smith of WFAA-TV won in the broadcast category for “Denticaid: Medicaid Dental Abuse in Texas.”
Mike McGraw and Alan Bavley of the Kansas City Star won in the explanatory category for “Beef’s Raw Edges.”
In the large newspaper category, the winner was Patricia Callahan, Sam Roe and Michael Hawthorne of the Chicago Tribune for “Playing With Fire.”