Journalists from around the world attended tonight's Gerald Loeb Awards event at Capitale in New York City, where the 2022 winners were announced, and lifetime achievement honoree Michelle Singletary form The Washington Post was celebrated during the show. The Gerald Loeb Awards are among the highest honors in journalism, recognizing the work of journalists whose contributions illuminate the worlds of business, finance and the economy for readers and viewers worldwide.
Tyler Mathisen, co-anchor of CNBC's "Power Lunch," served as the master of ceremonies for the first in-person show in three years. Antonio Bernardo, dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management and chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation, welcomed Loeb Awards honorees and all attendees. Throughout the show, competition categories were presented by journalists from ABC News, Bloomberg TV, CBS News, The Wall Street Journal and Yahoo Finance. Announcements of finalists were voiced by Frank Mottek, host of "Mottek on Money" on KABC-AM.
Highlights from this year's event can be experienced by searching #LoebAwards on Twitter.
The following is a list of the journalists and media outlets that are 2022 Loeb Award recipients:
"'We're Coming for You': For Public Health Officials, a Year of Threats and Menace" – Kaiser Health News and This American Life
Anna Maria Barry-Jester and Miki Meek
"The Facebook Files" – The Wall Street Journal
Jeff Horwitz, Georgia Wells, Deepa Seetharaman, Keach Hagey, Justin Scheck, Newley Purnell, Sam Schechner and Emily Glazer
"The GameStop Frenzy" – The Wall Street Journal
Juliet Chung, Gunjan Banerji, Julia-Ambra Verlaine, Caitlin McCabe and Akane Otani
"Auto Insurance Columns" – Crain's Detroit Business
"Inside TikTok's Dangerously Addictive Algorithm" – The Wall Street Journal
Rob Barry, Georgia Wells, John West, Joanna Stern, Frank Matt, Tawnell D. Hobbs, Yoree Koh, Jason French and Julie Jargon
"Revolt of the Delivery Workers" – New York Magazine and The Verge
"China Propaganda" – The New York Times and ProPublica
Paul Mozur, Raymond Zhong, Jeff Kao, Aaron Krolik, Aliza Aufrichtig, Muyi Xiao, Nailah Morgan and Gray Beltran
"Poisoned" – Tampa Bay Times and PBS Frontline
Corey G. Johnson, Rebecca Woolington and Eli Murray
"How Pennsylvania's Biggest Pension Fund Squandered Billions, Hurt Taxpayers and Triggered an FBI Investigation" – The Philadelphia Inquirer and Spotlight PA
Craig McCoy, Joseph DiStefano and Angela Couloumbis
PERSONAL FINANCE AND CONSUMER REPORTING
"Amazon's Advantage" – The Markup
Adrianne Jeffries, Leon Yin, Evelyn Larrubia, Gabriel Hongsdusit, Ben Tanen, Micha Gorelick, Ritu Ghiya and Jeff Crouse
"Framing Britney Spears" – The New York Times, FX and Hulu
Liz Day and Samantha Stark
"3-D Worlds" – The New York Times
Staff of The New York Times
The board of trustees of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation and UCLA Anderson wishes to thank all those who contributed to the success of the 2022 Loeb Awards:
Platinum Sponsors: Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post
Gold Sponsors: The New York Times
Silver Sponsors: Charter, The Financial Times, Reuters, TIME
Bronze Sponsor: Award Force, Fortune, Yahoo Finance
Associate Sponsor: The Economist
Interactive Graphics Partner: Tagboard
Show Production Partner: Impact Arts Events Group
The G. and R. Loeb Foundation Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that operates primarily on competition entry fees, banquet ticket sales, virtual event donations, sponsorships and private support. For more information about the awards, please visit https://www.anderson.ucla.edu/gerald-loeb-awards.
About Gerald Loeb
Gerald Martin Loeb was born in 1899 in San Francisco. He began his career in 1921, in the bond department of a securities firm. He moved to New York City in 1924 to help establish E.F. Hutton and eventually ascended to vice chairman of the board. During Gerald Loeb's career, he was a favorite of business and financial journalists for his willingness to be interviewed and was described as "probably the most quoted man on Wall Street" (Forbes Magazine, 1955). He was also an author of two investment strategy books, a guest columnist for Forbes Magazine and widely considered a Wall Street icon. In 1957, he established the G. and R. Loeb Foundation (under the stewardship of the University of Connecticut) to present the Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism. In 1973, he transferred the stewardship of the awards to UCLA Anderson School of Management under the deanship of Harold Williams.