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SOURCE UCLA Anderson School of Management
Lifetime Achievement Award goes to James Flanigan of the Los Angeles Times and The New York Times; John Brecher, of Bloomberg News to receive Lawrence Minard Editor Award
LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Judy D. Olian, chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation Inc. and dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management, today announced the finalists of the 2014 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism. She also announced the recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Lawrence Minard Editor Award.
The 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient is James Flanigan, business and finance journalist for the Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. This annual award recognizes an individual whose career exemplifies the consistent and superior insight and professional skills necessary to further the understanding of business, financial and economic issues.
John Brecher, executive editor for enterprise at Bloomberg News, will receive the 2014 Lawrence Minard Editor Award, named in memory of Laury Minard, founding editor of Forbes Global and a former final judge for the Loeb Awards. This award honors excellence in business, financial and economic journalism editing, and recognizes an editor whose work does not receive a byline or whose face does not appear on-air for the work covered.
Flanigan and Brecher will receive their career achievement awards at the 2014 Gerald Loeb Awards banquet and celebration on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Capitale in New York City. Winners in the 14 competition categories will also be announced during the banquet.
The following finalists were chosen from more than 480 entries submitted by local, regional and national outlets:
Beat Reporting Category Finalists
Breaking News Category Finalists
Commentary Category Finalists
Explanatory Category Finalists
Images/Visuals Category Finalists
International Category Finalists
Investigative Category Finalists
Magazines Category Finalists
News Services Category Finalists
Newspapers – Large Category Finalists
Newspapers – Small & Medium Category Finalists
Online Category Finalists
Personal Finance Category Finalists
Video/Audio Category Finalists
About The Gerald Loeb Awards
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 media outlets nationwide submit entries to the competition. UCLA Anderson has been presenting The Gerald Loeb Awards since 1973 and the awards use a two-tier judging process comprising a preliminary round and final round. The awards banquet and celebration is held in New York City every June and is attended by the country's top business and financial publishers, editors, journalists, producers and celebrities. The Gerald Loeb Awards is a 501(3)(c) non-profit organization that operates primarily from sponsorship and private support. Follow The Gerald Loeb Awards on Twitter at http://twitter.com/LoebAwards and on Vine at http://vine.co/LoebAwards.
About UCLA Anderson School of Management
UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, with faculty members globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Located in Los Angeles, gateway to the growing economies of Latin America and Asia and a city that personifies innovation in a diverse range of endeavors, UCLA Anderson's MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Global Executive MBA for the Americas, Master of Financial Engineering, doctoral and executive education programs embody the school's Think In The Next ethos. Annually, some 1,800 students are trained to be global leaders seeking the business models and community solutions of tomorrow. Follow UCLA Anderson on Twitter at http://twitter.com/UCLAAnderson or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/uclaanderson.
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