2016 Gerald Loeb Award Winners Announced

2016 Loeb Awards at Capitale in New York City.
2016 Loeb Awards at Capitale in New York City.

NEW YORK — Journalists from across the nation gathered last night at Capitale in Manhattan for the 2016 Gerald Loeb Awards banquet. The Gerald Loeb Awards are among the highest honors in journalism, recognizing the work of journalists whose contributions illuminate the world of business, finance and the economy for readers and viewers around the world.

Judy D. Olian, dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management and chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation, welcomed Loeb Awards honorees and their guests. CNBC’s Tyler Mathisen, co-anchor of CNBC’s Power Lunch, served as master of ceremonies.

The Gerald Loeb Awards include two special awards for career contributions: the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was presented to Paul Ingrassia, managing editor of Reuters, and the Lawrence Minard Editor Award, which went to Amy Stevens, Reuters’ executive editor of professional news. In addition, winners of 12 competition categories were named at the banquet. The following is a list of the 2016 Loeb Award recipients.

Audio Winner
“Your Money and Your Life,” by Chris Arnold, Uri Berliner, Neal Carruth, Lori Todd, John Ydstie, Heidi Glenn, Ariel Zambelich, Avie Schneider, Alyson Hurt and Annette Elizabeth Allen, NPR

Beat Reporting Winner
“Testing Theranos,” by John Carreyrou, Michael Siconolfi and Christopher Weaver, The Wall Street Journal

Breaking News Winner
“Inside the Dow-DuPont Merger,” by David Benoit, Jacob Bunge, Dana Cimilluca, Dana Mattioli and Dennis K. Berman, The Wall Street Journal

Commentary Winner
“Inside the Boardroom,” by James B. Stewart, The New York Times

Explanatory Winner
“Insult to Injury: America’s Vanishing Worker Protections,” by Michael Grabell, Howard Berkes and Lena Groeger,ProPublica & NPR

Feature Winner
“The Unraveling of Tom Hayes,” by David Enrich, The Wall Street Journal

Images/Graphics/Interactives Winner
“Making Data Visual,” by Amanda Cox, Gregor Aisch, Kevin Quealy, Matthew Bloch, Wilson Andrews, Josh Keller, Karen Yourish, Eric Buth, Nicholas Confessore and Sarah Cohen, The New York Times

International Winner
“Malaysia’s Missing Millions,” by Tom Wright, Bradley Hope, Simon Clark, Mia Lamar, Justin Baer, Tom Di Fonzo and Paolo Bosonin, The Wall Street Journal

Investigative Winner
“Seafood from Slaves,” by Margie Mason, Martha Mendoza, Robin McDowell and Esther Htusan, The Associated Press

Local Winners
“Payday at the Mill,” by Whit Richardson and Steve Mistler, Portland Press Herald & Maine Sunday Telegram

Personal Finance Winner
“Aging’s Costliest Challenge,” by Donna Rosato, Kate Santichen, Alexandra Mondalek and Shayla Hunter, MONEY Magazine

Video Winner
“Joanna Stern’s Videos,” by Joanna Stern and Drew Evans, The Wall Street Journal