List of Gerald Loeb Award winners

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The Gerald Loeb Award is an annual journalism award, established in 1957 and administered by the UCLA Anderson School of Management since 1973. This is a list of winners since 2001; a list of winner during 1958-1996 is given at the web site of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.[1] Those honored receive a cash prize of USD $2,000.[2]

Year Category Work Winner Organization
2011 Large Newspapers "Deep Trouble" Ben Casselman, Russell Gold, Douglas A. Blackmon, Vanessa O'Connell, Alexandra Berzon and Ana Campoy The Wall Street Journal
2011 Medium & Small Newspapers "Hounded -- Debtors and the New Breed of Collectors" Chris Serres and Glenn Howatt Minneapolis Star Tribune
2011 Medium & Small Newspapers "Seniors for Sale" Michael J. Berens The Seattle Times
2011 Magazines "End-of-Life Warning at $618,616 Makes Me Wonder Was It Worth It" Amanda Bennett and Charles R. Babcock Bloomberg Businessweek
2011 Commentary "Paul Krugman Columns" Paul Krugman The New York Times
2011 Breaking News "Flash Crash" Tom Lauricella, Peter A. McKay, Scott Patterson, Jenny Strasburg, Robin Sidel, Carolyn Cui and Mary Pilon The Wall Street Journal
2011 Beat Reporting "Education Inc." Daniel Golden, John Hechinger and John Lauerman Bloomberg News
2011 News Service "Profiting From Fallen Soldiers" David Evans Bloomberg News
2011 Explanatory "Edifice Complex" David Nicklaus and Tim Logan St. Louis Post-Dispatch
2010 Online Enterprise "What They Know" Julia Angwin, Emily Steel, Scott Thurm, Christina Tsuei, Paul Antonson, Jill Kirschenbaum, Jovi Juan, Andrew Garcia Phillips, Sarah Slobin, Susan McGregor, Tom McGinty and Jennifer Valentino-DeVries The Wall Street Journal
2011 Blogging "Liveblogging Yahoo Earnings Calls in 2010 (They're Funny!)" Kara Swisher All Things Digital
2011 Personal Finance "Student Debt" Ron Lieber The New York Times
2011 Television Enterprise "Remington Under Fire: A CNBC Investigation" Mitch Weitzner, Scott Cohn, Jeff Pohlman, Emily Bodenberg, Steven Banton and Gary Vandenbergh CNBC
2011 Business Book "More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite" Sebastian Mallaby The Penguin Press[3]
2010 Large Newspapers "Food Safety" Michael Moss, Andrew Martin The New York Times
2010 Medium & Small Newspapers "Keys to the Kingdom: How State Regulators Enabled a $7 Billion Ponzi Scheme" Michael Sallah, Rob Barry, Lucy Komisar The Miami Herald
2010 Magazines "How Bernie Did It" James Bandler, Nicholas Varchaver, Doris Burke Fortune Magazine
2010 Commentary "Capitalist Fools and Wall Street's Toxic Message" Joseph E. Stiglitz Vanity Fair
2010 Breaking News "Bankruptcy" Christine Tierney, David Shepardson, Gordon Trowbridge The Detroit News
2010 Beat Writing "The Toyota Recall" Ralph Vartabedian, Ken Bensinger Los Angeles Times
2010 News Service "Goldman, Moody's and the Collapse of the American Economy" Greg Gordon, Kevin G. Hall, Chris Adams McClatchy Newspapers
2010 Feature Writing "Wall Street on the Tundra" Michael Lewis Vanity Fair
2010 Online Commentary and Blogging "Pogue's Posts" David Pogue The New York Times
2010 Personal Finance "From Prison to the Pinnacle" Matthew Hathaway, Elizabethe Holland, Jim Gallagher St. Louis Post-Dispatch
2010 Television Breaking News "The Madoff Scandal" Scott Cohn, Mary Thompson, Courtney Ford, Wally Griffith, Molly Mazilu CNBC
2010 Television Enterprise "House of Cards" David Faber, Mitch Weitzner, James Jacoby, Jill Landes, Patrick Ahearn CNBC
2010 Business Book "Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System - and Themselves" Andrew Ross Sorkin Penguin Group (USA) - Viking[4]
2009 Large Newspapers "The Reckoning" Gretchen Morgenson, Peter S. Goodman, Charles Duhigg, Carter Dougherty, Eric Dash, Julie Creswell, Jo Becker, Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Stephen Labaton The New York Times
2009 Medium & Small Newspapers "Borrowers Betrayed" Jack Dolan, Matthew Haggman, Rob Barry The Miami Herald
2009 Magazines "Obamanomics" David Leonhardt The New York Times Magazine
2009 Commentary "Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac" Brian M. Carney The Wall Street Journal
2009 Breaking News "The Day That Changed Wall Street" Carrick Mollenkamp, Susanne Craig, Serena Ng, Aaron Lucchetti, Matthew Karnitschnig, Dan Fitzpatrick, Deborah Solomon, Dennis K. Berman, Liam Pleven, Peter Lattman, Annelena Lobb The Wall Street Journal
2009 Beat Writing "The Fall of Wachovia" Rick Rothacker The Charlotte Observer
2009 News Services "Broken Promises" William Selway, Martin Z. Braun Bloomberg News
2009 Feature Writing "The End" Michael Lewis Condé Nast Portfolio
2009 Online "Middle Class Crunch" Art Lenehan, Peggy Collins, Aaron Whallon, Anh Ly, Elizabeth Daza, Joe Farro, Sean Enzwiler, Rachel Elson, Mark Baumgartner, Lauren Barack, Richard Conniff, Judi Hasson MSN Money
2009 Television Breaking News "Economic Crisis: House of Cards," Steve Kroft, Jennifer MacDonald, L. Franklin Devine CBS News/60 Minutes
2009 Television Enterprise "The Wasteland," Scott Pelley, Solly Granatstein, Nicole Young CBS News/60 Minutes
2009 Business Book Trillion Dollar Meltdown: Easy Money, High Rollers, and the Great Credit Crash Charles R. Morris Public Affairs [5]
2008 Large Newspapers "Toxic Pipeline" Walt Bogdanich, Jake Hooker, David Barboza, Andrew W. Lehern The New York Times
2008 Medium Newspapers "Sold A Nightmare" Binyamin Appelbaum, Lisa Hammersly Munn, Ted Mellnik, Peter St. Onge, Liz Chandler The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer
2008 Small Newspapers "The China Effect" Tony Bartelme The Post and Courier (Charleston, S.C.)
2008 Magazines "House of Junk" Allan Sloan Fortune
2008 Commentary "Talking Business" Joe Nocera The New York Times
2008 Breaking News "The Fall of E. Stanley O'Neal at Merrill Lynch" Jenny Anderson, Landon Thomas Jr. The New York Times
2008 Beat Writing "Breakdown at Bear Stearns" Kate Kelly, Serena Ng, Susanne Craig, David Reilly The Wall Street Journal
2008 News Services "Wall Street's Faustian Bargain" Mark Pittman, Bob Ivry, Kathleen M. Howley Bloomberg News
2008 Feature Writing "Message in a Bottle" Charles Fishman Fast Company
2008 Online "Keeping Up With The Wangs" Art Lenehan, Anh Ly, Suzanne McGee MSN Money
2008 Television Daily "India's Promise" Steve Washington, Darren Gersh, Dana Greenspon, Sanjay Jha Nightly Business Report
2008 Television Enterprise "Money for Nothing" Byron Harris, Mark Smith, Kraig Kirchem WFAA-TV
2008 Business Book Mine's Bigger: Tom Perkins and the Making of the Greatest Sailing Machine Ever Built David A. Kaplan William Morrow [6]
2007 Large Newspapers “The Secretive Backdating of Option Awards for Corporate Executives” Charles Forelle, James Bandler, Mark Maremont, Steve Stecklow The Wall Street Journal
2007 Medium Newspapers “Crab Factory” Chiaki Kawajiri, Gady A. Epstein, Stephanie Desmo] The Baltimore Sun
2007 Small Newspapers “The Great Empire Zone Giveaway” Mike McAndrew, Michelle Breidenbach The Post-Standard (Syracuse, N.Y.)
2007 Magazines “How Many Lightbulbs Does It Take to Change the World? One.” Charles Fishman Fast Company
2007 Commentary “Steve Bailey Downtown” Steve Bailey The Boston Globe
2007 Deadline Writing “The Implosion of a Highflying Hedge Fund” Ann Davis, Henny Sender, Gregory Zuckerman The Wall Street Journal
2007 Beat Writing “Radio Shack CEO\'s Resume in Question” Heather Landy Fort Worth Star-Telegram
2007 News Services Online Content “Who Are the Short Sellers?” Alistair Barr MarketWatch
2007 Feature Writing "Rewriting the Social Contract" Louis Uchitelle The New York Times
2007 Television Daily “Trophy” Jim Popkin, Lisa Myers, Albert Oetgen, Doug Adams, Adam Cirlasky, Rich Gardella NBC News
2007 Television Enterprise “The Mother of All Heists” Jeff Fager, Steve Kroft, Andy Court, Keith Sharman, Patti Hassler, Daniel J. Glucksman CBS News 60 Minutes
2007 Business Book The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More Chris Anderson Hyperion [7]
2006 Large Newspapers “Borrower Beware” Ann Hardie, Carrie Teegardin, Alan Judd The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
2006 Medium Newspapers “Ohio Rare Coin Funds” Christopher Kirkpatrick, Joshua Boak, Steve Eder, Jim Drew and Mike Wilkinson, The Blade (Toledo, Ohio)
2006 Small Newspapers “School’s Pursuit of Profit Leaves Students Behind” Sam Kennedy, Christina Gostomski The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
2006 Magazines “Why Carly’s Big Bet Is Failing, How the HP Board KO’d Carly” Carol Loomis Fortune
2006 Commentary “Review and Outlook: Kianna’s Law” Robert L. Pollock The Wall Street Journal
2006 Commentary “Business and Economics Columns” Steven Pearlstein The Washington Post
2006 Deadline Writing “Sale of MBNA” Maureen Milford, Ted Griffith, Luladey B. Tadesse, Robin Brown, Gary Soulsman, Christopher Yasiejko, Michele Besso, Steven Church, Jeff Montgomery, Peter Bothum The News Journal (New Castle, Del.)
2006 Beat Writing “The Most Expensive Drugs and How They Came to Be” Geeta Anand The Wall Street Journal
2006 News Services Online Content “Lax Loans” Frank Bass, Dirk Lammers, Larry Margasak The Associated Press
2006 Television Deadline “The Katrina Effect” Anne Thompson, Doug Adams, Liz Brown, Carl Sears, Kelly Venardos, Joo Lee, Rick Brown, Katie Ernst, Rich Dubroff, Doug Stoddart, Chuck Schaeffer, Mario Garcia, Meaghan Rady, Genevieve Michel Bryan, Jill Silvestri, Chris Scholl, Sharon Hoffman, Albert Oetgen, John Reiss NBC Nightly News
2006 Television Enterprise “China Rising” Paul Solman, Lee Koromvokis, Jeffrey Klein, Jacob Klein, Joanne Elgart Jennings The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
2006 Business Book DisneyWar James B. Stewart Simon & Schuster [8]
2005 Large Newspapers "Death on the Tracks" Walt Bogdanich The New York Times
2005 Medium Newspapers "Danger Overhead: Crushed Roofs" Bill Vlasic, Jeff Plungis The Detroit News
2005 Small Newspapers "The China Challenge" Craig Troianello Yakima (WA) Herald-Republic
2005 Magazines "The Toll of a New Machine" Charles Fishman Fast Company
2005 Magazines "Why We're Losing the War on Cancer (and How to Win It)" Clifton Leaf Fortune
2005 Commentary "Cracks in Fannie Mae’s Foundation" Peter Eavis
2005 Deadline Writing "End of an Era" Andrew Ross Sorkin, Steve Lohr, David Barboza, Gary Rivlin, John Markoff The New York Times
2005 Beat Writing "The Short Life of 'Lifetime' Health-Care Benefits" Ellen E. Schultz, Theo Francis The Wall Street Journal
2005 News Services Online Content "Exposing Small-Cap Fraud" Carol S. Remond Dow Jones Newswires
2005 Television Deadline "Money for Nothing?" Christopher Cuomo, Shelley Ross, Bob Lange, Thomas Berman, Jack Pyle ABC News: Primetime [9]
2004 Large Newspapers "Big Green” David Ottaway, Joe Stephens The Washington Post
2004 Medium Newspapers "Drugging the Poor” Fred Schulte South Florida Sun-Sentinel
2004 Small Newspapers "Everybody at Risk” Kate Long The Charleston Gazette
2004 Magazines "Is Your Job Next? The Rise of India” Aaron Bernstein, Pete Engardio, Manjeet Kripalani BusinessWeek
2004 Commentary "Golden State" Michael Hiltzik Los Angeles Times
2004 Deadline Writing "The Day Grasso Quit as NYSE Chief" Susanne Craig, Ianthe Jeanne Dugan, Theo Francis, Kate Kelly The Wall Street Journal
2004 Beat Writing “A Spotlight on Boeing’s Legal and Ethical Scandals” J. Lynn Lunsford, Andy Pasztor, Anne Marie Squeo The Wall Street Journal
2004 News Services Online Content “The Flimflam Man” Adrian Cox, David Evans, Abhay Singh Bloomberg News
2004 News Services Online Content “Risky Rx” Chris Adams, Alison Young Knight Ridder Washington Bureau
2004 Short Form Television “The Jobless Recovery” Doug Adams, Christiana Arvelis, Donna Bass, Steve Capus, Joo Lee, Karen Nye, Albert Oetgen, Felicia Patinkin, Charles Schaeffer, Nikki Stamos, Anne Thompson NBC Nightly News
2004 Long Form Television "Imported from India” Rome Hartman, Lesley Stahl CBS News "60 Minutes" [10]
2003 Large Newspapers "AOL’s Advertising Deals" Alec Klein The Washington Post
2003 Medium Newspapers "The CEO and His Church" Deborah O’Neil, Jeff Harrington St. Petersburg (FL) Times
2003 Small Newspapers "A License to Steal" Eric Eyre, Scott Finn The Charleston (WV) Gazette
2003 Magazines "Nationalities of Convenience" Hal Lux Institutional Investor
2003 Commentary "Auto Industry Commentary" Jerry Flint Forbes
2003 Deadline Writing "WorldCom’s Whirlwind Demise" Rebecca Blumenstein, Gregory Zuckerman, Jared Sandberg, Shawn Young, Susan Pulliam, Deborah Solomon, Carrick Mollenkamp The Wall Street Journal
2003 Beat Writing "Inside the S.E.C." Stephen Labaton The New York Times
2003 News Services Online Content "SuperModels" Jon D. Markman CNBC on MSN Money
2003 Short Form Television "Enron Investigation" Brian Ross, Rhonda Schwartz, Chris Vlasto, Jill Rackmill, David Scott, Gerilyn Curtin, Simon Surowicz ABC News
2003 Long Form Television "La Oroya, City of Lead" Craig Cheatham, Mark Hadler, Andrea Torrence KMOV-TV (CBS affiliate, St. Louis, MO)
2002 Large Newspapers “Uninformed Consent” Duff Wilson, David Heath The Seattle Times
2002 Medium Newspapers “Unequal Opportunity” Jeffrey Meitrodt, Mark Schleifstein, Pamela Coyle, Ronette King The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA)
2002 Small Newspapers “Foal Deaths” Janet Patton Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
2002 Magazines “The Numbers Game, Why Earnings Are Too Rosy, Confused About Earnings” David Henry, Nanette Byrnes BusinessWeek
2002 Commentary “Market Watch” Gretchen Morgenson The New York Times
2002 Deadline or Beat Writing “Enron: The Demise of a Giant” Rebecca Smith, John Emshwiller The Wall Street Journal
2002 News or Wire Service “Muddy Markets” Jonathan Berr, Adam Levy, Peter Robison, Russell Hubbard, Neil Roland Bloomberg News
2002 Television “The Money Trail” Allan Dodds Frank, Lisa Slow Cable News Network/CNNfn [11]
2001 Large Newspapers “The Body Brokers” William Heisel, Mark Katches, Ronald Campbell The Orange County Register
2001 Medium Newspapers “Government Inc.” Robert Sargent, Ramsey Campbell, Jim Leusner, Sean Holton The Orlando Sentinel
2001 Small Newspapers “Porn in the USA” Bruce Rushton The Riverfront Times (St. Louis, MO)
2001 Magazines “AOL’s Rough Riders” Gary Rivlin The Industry Standard
2001 Commentary “Floyd Norris Columns” Floyd Norris The New York Times
2001 Deadline or Beat Writing “Juice Squeeze” Rebecca Smith The Wall Street Journal
2001 Radio “The 100 Greatest Events in the History of the Automotive Industry” Ed Wallace KLIF-AM (Dallas, TX)
2001 Television “The Paper Chase” Lynne Dale, John Larson Dateline NBC - NBC News [12]


  1. ^ Loeb Award winners 1958-1996
  2. ^ "Gerald Loeb Awards | UCLA Anderson School of Management". 2011-02-07. Retrieved 2011-03-16.
  3. ^ "2011 Winners | UCLA Anderson School of Management". Archived from the original on August 13, 2011.
  4. ^ "2010 Winners | UCLA Anderson School of Management". Retrieved 2011-05-21.
  5. ^ "2009 Winners". UCLA Anderson School of Management. Retrieved 2011-03-16.
  6. ^ "2008 Winners | UCLA Anderson School of Management". Retrieved 2011-03-16.
  7. ^ "2007 Winners | UCLA Anderson School of Management". Retrieved 2011-03-16.
  8. ^ "2006 Winners | UCLA Anderson School of Management". Retrieved 2011-03-16.
  9. ^ "2005 Winners | UCLA Anderson School of Management". Retrieved 2011-03-16.
  10. ^ "2004 Winners | UCLA Anderson School of Management". Retrieved 2011-03-16.
  11. ^ "2002 Winners | UCLA Anderson School of Management". Retrieved 2011-03-16.
  12. ^ "2001 Winners | UCLA Anderson School of Management". Retrieved 2011-03-16.