The Loeb Awards celebrated the best in business journalism and 40 years with UCLA Anderson at Capitale in New York City Tuesday night. Judy D. Olian, dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management and chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation, welcomed Gerald Loeb Awards finalists and career achievement honorees and gave out the night's first award for the Online category to Alison Young and Peter Eisler of USA TODAY.
Tyler Mathisen, co-anchor of CNBC’s Power Lunch, and co-anchor of Public Television’s Nightly Business Report, served as master of ceremonies.
Along with the 14 competition categories, two career-achievement awards were presented: the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was presented to John Huey, former editor-in-chief of Time Inc., and the Lawrence Minard Editor Award, which went to Michael Williams, global enterprise editor of Reuters.
Winners included Beat Reporting to Tom Bergin of Reuters, Breaking News to Thomas Lee, David Phelps, Janet Moore, Paul McEnroe, Tony Kennedy, Patrick Kennedy and Eric Wieffering of Star Tribune, and Broadcast to Byron Harris, Billy Bryant, Jason Trahan and Mark Smith of WFAA-TV.
The Gerald Loeb Awards 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.
Head to the Gerald Loeb Awards page for a full list of winners and judges, as well as news, videos and awards archives.