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Gerald Loeb Awards Announces Call For Entries For 2013 Competition

Categories Reorganized, Submission Period Extended and Twitter Campaign Announced

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UCLA Anderson School of Management and the G. and R. Loeb Foundation invite business, financial and economic journalists from print, online and broadcast media to submit entries in 14 competition categories and nominations for two career achievement awards for the recently restructured 2013 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.

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The Gerald Loeb Awards are the most prestigious honor in business journalism and were established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb, founding partner of E.F. Hutton, to recognize writers, editors and producers who make significant contributions to the understanding of business, finance and the economy for both the private investor and the general public.

In marking the award's 40-year partnership with UCLA Anderson, a transition toward platform neutrality has been implemented and competition categories have been restructured to reflect the most current forms of journalism. All categories are now classified into either Platform Neutral or Platform Specific groups. Nominations will continue to be accepted for (1) the Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes exceptional career contributions in the field of business, financial and economic news; and (2) the Lawrence Minard Editor Award, which recognizes career contributions in business journalism editing. Detailed descriptions of the Platform Neutral and Platform Specific groups and categories for the 2013 competition can be found online at http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/x45707.xml.

Submissions for the competition categories and career achievement awards nominations are accepted online only at www.loeb.anderson.ucla.edu

The Gerald Loeb Awards also has launched a Twitter campaign to enhance media outreach during the 2013 Call for Entries period. Twitter users are encouraged to use hashtags #Submit2LoebAwards and #LoebCall4Entries to generate greater awareness of the competition and attract new entries.

Submissions Accepted in the Platform Neutral Competition Categories: 

  • Beat Reporting
  • Breaking News
  • Commentary
  • Explanatory
  • Images/Visuals
  • International
  • Investigative
  • Personal Finance

Submissions Accepted in the Platform Specific Competition Categories:

  • Broadcast
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers - Large
  • Newspapers - Small & Medium
  • News Services
  • Online

Consideration is limited to entries that were published or broadcast in the United States during calendar year 2012. All submissions and nominations must be submitted online at www.loeb.anderson.ucla.edu by 11:59:59 p.m. PST on Friday, February 1, 2013.

More information and revised submission guidelines can be found at www.anderson.ucla.edu/x45708.xml or by contacting the Gerald Loeb Awards office at [email protected] or (310) 825-4478.

Gerald Loeb Awards Final Judges:
AMANDA BENNETT, Executive Editor, Projects and Investigations, Bloomberg News
MATTHEW BISHOP, New York Bureau Chief, The Economist
DAVID BOARDMAN, Executive Editor and Senior Vice President, The Seattle Times
Martin Dickson, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times
CHRYSTIA FREELAND, Editor, Thomson Reuters Digital
JOHN HILLKIRK, Senior Editor, Investigations and National Enterprise, USA Today
LARRY KRAMER, President and Publisher, USA Today
GLENN KRAMON, Assistant Managing Editor, The New York Times
JOANNE LIPMAN, Adviser,Yahoo! Media / Executive Producer,NYPR
Davan Maharaj,Editor, Los Angeles Times
TYLER MATHISEN, Co-anchor, CNBC's Power Lunch / Vice President for Strategic Editorial Initiatives, CNBC
MATT MURRAY, Deputy Managing Editor, International News and Money & Investing, The Wall Street Journal
JUDY D. OLIAN, Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management
ALLAN SLOAN, Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune
RUSS STANTON, Vice President of Content, Southern California Public Radio
PAUL STEIGER, Editor-in-Chief, ProPublica
JONATHAN WALD, Executive Producer, Piers Morgan Tonight / Adjunct Professor, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism

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 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. Hashtags: #Submit2LoebAwards #LoebCall4Entries #LoebAwards2013

About UCLA Anderson School of Management:
UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world. UCLA Anderson faculty members are globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Each year, UCLA Anderson provides a distinctive approach to management education to more than 1,800 students enrolled in its 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. Combining selective admissions, varied and innovative learning programs, and a world-wide network of 37,000 alumni, UCLA Anderson develops and prepares global leaders. Follow UCLA Anderson on Twitter at http://twitter.com/UCLAAnderson, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/uclaanderson.

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