Talking Biz News’ picks for the Loeb Awards
The 2011 winners of the Gerald Loeb Awards, considered the top prize in business journalism, will be announced Tuesday night in New York.
Talking Biz News will have the winners later tonight, but here are our picks:
Small newspaper category: Aaron Kessler and Joaquin Sapien for “Contaminated Drywall Cover-Up” in Sarasota Herald-Tribune with ProPublica.
Magazine category: Michael Lewis for “Beware of Greeks Bearing Bonds” in Vanity Fair.
Breaking news category: Louise Story, Gretchen Morgenson and Joe Nocera for “S.E.C vs. Goldman” in The New York Times.
Beat reporting category: Paige St. John for “Florida’s Insurance Nightmare” in Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
News services category: David Evans for “Profiting From Fallen Soldiers” in Bloomberg News.
Explanatory category: Julia Angwin, Nick Wingfield, Scott Thurm and Yukari Iwatani Kane for “What They Know” in The Wall Street Journal.
Blogging category: Loren Steffy for “Reinvention of the Airlines” for Houston Chronicle.
Business book category: Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera for “All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis” published by Portfolio.
Note that I did not pick the winners in all categories. I picked winners in categories where I had read most, if not all, of the finalists. All of the finalists can be found here.