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NYT Snags Three Loeb Business Journalism Awards; WSJ, “60 Minutes” Each Get Two

loeb.pngLast night, UCLA’s Anderson School of Management presented its 2009 Gerald Loeb Awards at the New York Athletic Club.

The New York Times was the big winner of the night, with business and financial editor Lawrence Ingrassia receiving the Lawrence Minard Editor Award and the paper and its magazine winning three of the 12 competition categories including the Large Newspaper and Magazine categories and the Best Writing award, which went to Gretchen Morgenson. (Rick Rothacker of The Charlotte Observer also won in the Best Writing category.)

The Wall Street Journal and CBS News’ “60 Minutes” both took home two awards each, and now defunct business magazine Portfolio earned one win in the Feature Writing category for Michael Lewis‘ story “The End.”

A full list of the winners after the jump

Earlier: Loeb Award Finalists Announced; Times, Economist Editors Get Career Achievement Awards


UCLA Anderson School of Management Announces 2009 Gerald Loeb Award Winners

Lifetime Achievement Award Goes to Bill Emmott; Lawrence Ingrassia Receives Lawrence Minard Editor Award

NEW YORK–Journalists from across the nation gathered tonight at the New York Athletic Club for the 2009 Gerald Loeb Awards Banquet. The 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. Tyler Mathisen, managing editor of business news, served as master of ceremonies.

The Loeb Awards includes two special awards for career contributions: the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was given to Bill Emmott, former editor-in-chief of The Economist; and the Lawrence Minard Editor Award, which went to Lawrence Ingrassia, business and financial editor of The New York Times. In addition, there were 12 competition categories in which winners were named at the banquet. Following is a list of the 2009 Loeb Awards recipients.

Large Newspapers Winners

Gretchen Morgenson, Peter S. Goodman, Charles Duhigg, Carter Dougherty, Eric Dash, Julie Creswell, Jo Becker, Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Stephen Labaton of The New York Times for “The Reckoning.”

Medium & Small Newspapers Winners

Jack Dolan, Matthew Haggman and Rob Barry of The Miami Herald for “Borrowers Betrayed.”

Medium & Small Newspapers Honorable Mention

Ames Alexander, Peter St. Onge, Franco Ordoñez, Kerry Hall and Ted Mellnik of The Charlotte Observer for “The Cruelest Cuts.”

Magazines Winner

David Leonhardt of The New York Times Magazine for “Obamanomics.”

Commentary Winner

Brian M. Carney of The Wall Street Journal for “Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.”

Breaking News Winners

Carrick Mollenkamp, Susanne Craig, Serena Ng, Aaron Lucchetti, Matthew Karnitschnig, Dan Fitzpatrick, Deborah Solomon, Dennis K. Berman, Liam Pleven, Peter Lattman and Annelena Lobb of The Wall Street Journal for “The Day That Changed Wall Street.”

Beat Writing Winners

Rick Rothacker of The Charlotte Observer for “The Fall of Wachovia.”

Gretchen Morgenson of The New York Times for “Wall Street.”

News Services Winners

William Selway and Martin Z. Braun of Bloomberg News for “Broken Promises.”

Feature Writing Winner

Michael Lewis of Condé Nast Portfolio for “The End.”

Online Winners

Art Lenehan, Peggy Collins, Aaron Whallon, Anh Ly, Elizabeth Daza, Joe Farro, Sean Enzwiler, Rachel Elson, Mark Baumgartner, Lauren Barack, Richard Conniff and Judi Hasson of MSN Money for “Middle Class Crunch.”

Television Breaking News Winners

Steve Kroft, Jennifer MacDonald and L. Franklin Devine of CBS News/60 Minutes for “Economic Crisis: House of Cards.”

Television Enterprise Winners

Scott Pelley, Solly Granatstein and Nicole Young of CBS News/60 Minutes for “The Wasteland.”

Business Book Winner

Charles R. Morris of Public Affairs for “Trillion Dollar Meltdown: Easy Money, High Rollers, and the Great Credit Crash.”

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