Exemplary coverage of a competitive business, financial or economic news story within seven days of an event, with special attention paid to the first 24 hours. Print, online and broadcast are eligible.
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. As the most prestigious honor in business journalism, distinguished journalists and outlets nationwide submit entries to the competition.
Tips for Winning:
Judging of entries is based on:
• News Value: insight, informative qualities and durability.
• Originality and/or Exclusivity: enterprise and discovery.
• Reportorial Quality: thoroughness and balance.
• Writing Quality: clarity in dealing with description, concepts, findings and complex issues.
• Analytical Value: application of current economic thinking, breadth and depth of coverage, contribution to helping readers see complex issues in a new light.
• Production Value and Visual Impact: (where applicable).