Business People Celebrate Journalism at UCLA Anderson 2015 Gerald Loeb Awards

Judy D. Olian, dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management and chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation, welcomed journalists from across the nation in New York City for the 2015 Gerald Loeb Awards—a journalism honors recognizing the work of those contributing words to all the numbers in the world of business, finance and the economy.

The Gerald Loeb Awards bestow two special honors for career contributions: the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was presented to James Grant, founder and editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer; and the Lawrence Minard Editor Award, which went to Rebecca Blumenstein, deputy editor-in-chief of The Wall Street Journal.

Eleven other winners in various categories were also named:

Beat Reporting: “Lobbying in America,” by Eric Lipton, Ben Protess, Nicholas Confessore and Brooke Williams, The New York Times

Breaking News: “Abdication of the ‘Bond King,’” by Gregory Zuckerman and Kirsten Grind, The Wall Street Journal

Commentary: “Wall Street Accountability,” by Jesse Eisinger, ProPublica

Explanatory: “Borrowing Trouble,” by Jason Grotto and Heather Gillers, Chicago Tribune

Feature: “California Goes Nuts,” by Tom Philpott and Matt Black, Mother Jones

Images/Visuals: “Economic Tools & Visualizations,” by Gregor Aisch, Wilson Andrews, Jeremy Ashkenas, Matthew Bloch, Mike Bostock, Shan Carter, Haeyoun Park, Alicia Parlapiano and Archie Tse, The New York Times

International: “Product of Mexico,” by Richard Marosi and Don Bartletti, Los Angeles Times

Investigative: “Medicare Unmasked,” by Christopher S. Stewart, Christopher Weaver, John Carreyrou, Rob Barry, Anna Wilde Mathews and Tom McGinty, The Wall Street Journal

Local: “Misleading March to the Top,” by Mike Hendricks and Mará Rose Williams, The Kansas City Star; and “Unchecked Care,” by Chris Serres and Glenn Howatt, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Personal Finance: “Helping Retirees Navigate Pension Cuts in Detroit’s Bankruptcy,” by Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press

Video/Audio: “Inside Sysco: Exposing North America’s Food Sheds,” by Vicky Nguyen, Kevin Nious, Jeremy Carroll, Felipe Escamilla, David Paredes, Julie Putnam and Mark Villarreal, KNTV

For more information about the Gerald Loeb Awards visit the Loeb Awards website.


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Max Pulcini

Max Pulcini is a Philadelphia-based writer and reporter. He has an affinity for Philly sports teams, Super Smash Bros. and cured meats and cheeses. Max has written for Philadelphia-based publications such as Spirit News, Philadelphia City Paper, and Billy Penn, as well as national news outlets like The Daily Beast.

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