|[January 11, 2017]
Gerald Loeb Awards Kickoff 60th Anniversary Year with Call for Entries for 2017 Journalism Competition
UCLA Anderson School of Management and the G. and R. Loeb Foundation
invite all journalists and outlets from print, online and broadcast
media to submit entries in 12 competition categories and nominations for
two career achievement awards for the 60th Anniversary Gerald
Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.
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Celebrating 60 years of awarding the best in business journalism, The Gerald Loeb Awards open the 2017 Call For Entries. (Graphic: Business Wire)
The Gerald Loeb Awards are the most prestigious honor in business
journalism in the United States and were established in 1957 by the late
Gerald Loeb, a founding partner of E.F. Hutton. His intention was to
encourage reporting on business and finance that would inform and
protect the private investor and the general public.
All competition categories encourage submissions in all journalistic
forms (including those produced for mobile distribution) and in any
combination of forms - broadcast (video, audio and podcasts),
digital/online, print, still photography, graphics, interactives, data
visualization, blogs and social media. Detailed descriptions of category
changes and submission guidelines for the 2017 competition can be found
online at http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/gerald-loeb-awards/2017-competition-categories.
All entries must be submitted online at www.loeb.anderson.ucla.edu
no later than Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at 11:59:59 p.m. Consideration
is limited to entries that were published or broadcast in the United
States during calendar year 2016.
Entries Accepted in 12 Competition Categories:
AUDIO - Exemplary spoken-word coverage (including podcasts),
story-telling or expository journalism on a contemporary business,
financial or economic subject.
BEAT REPORTING - Exemplary coverage of a business, financial or
BREAKING NEWS - Exemplary coverage of a competitive business,
finacial or economic news story within seven days of an event, with
special attention paid to the first 24 hours.
COMMENTARY - Including business, financial or economic editorials,
columns, syndicated columns, blogs, on-air or video commentary or
EXPLANATORY - Exemplary in-depth analysis and clear presentation of a
complex business, financial or economic subject.
FEATURE - Pieces in any medium that explain or enlighten business
topics with exemplary craft and style.
IMAGES/GRAPHICS/INTERACTIVES - Recognizes the exemplary use of images,
graphics, and interactives (still photography, video, charts, data
visualizations, graphics, illustrations, news apps) to tell stories.
These visual elements should be essential to the reporting in order to
explain, enlighten or educate the reader/viewer/user about
contemporary business, financial or economic topics. The images,
graphics, or interactives, and any accompanying text, voice track or
sound, can appear in any media.
INTERNATIONAL - Covering international business, financial or economic
stories. Must be English language and published in the US.
INVESTIGATIVE - For a business, financial or economic story or group
of up to five (5) stories in any medium or in a combination of media.
Factors the judges will consider include originality, creativity and
persistence in gleaning information, storytelling power and impact.
LOCAL - Recognizes excellence in the coverage of a business, financial
or economic story centered in a particular geographic area and offered
primarily to consumers in that area. Pieces would be from a local
newspaper, magazine, television, radio station or website.
PERSONAL FINANCE - Excellence in business, financial or economic
journalism that informs and protects the individual investor and
consumer. Eligible entrants include journalists and also experts who
are determined not to have conflicts of interest or personal agendas
related to the submitted material.
VIDEO - Exemplary coverage, story-telling and presentation in video
(delivered in any form - including mobile and social) of a business,
financial or economic story.
Nominations will also be accepted for: (1) the Lifetime Achievement
Award, which recognizes exceptional career contributions in the field of
business, financial and economic news; and (2) the Lawrence Minard
Editor Award, which recognizes career contributions in business
UCLA Anderson has been presenting The Gerald Loeb Awards since 1973 and
the awards use a two-tier judging process comprising a preliminary round
and final round. The Gerald Loeb Awards is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit
organization that operates primarily from sponsorship and private
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The Gerald Loeb Awards Final Judges:
STEPHEN J. ADLER, Editor-in-Chief, Reuters (News - Alert)
Dean of the School of Media and Communications, Temple University
CALLAWAY, Chief Executive Officer, TheStreet
Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder, Quartz
PATRICK FOULIS, New
York Bureau Chef & U.S. Business Editor, The Economist
MAHARAJ, Editor & Publisher, Los Angeles Times
MATHISEN, Co-anchor, CNBC's Power Lunch / Vice President for
Strategic Editorial Initiatives, CNBC
Assistant Business & Financial Editor, The New York Times
MURRAY, Editor, Fortune / Chief Content Officer, Time Inc. (News - Alert)
MURRAY, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, The Wall Street Journal
D. OLIAN, Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management
SERWER, Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Finance
MELANIE SILL, Vice
President of Content, Southern California Public Radio
SPAYD, Public Editor, The New York Times
Executive Chairman, ProPublica
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus & Founder, Bloomberg (News - Alert) News
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