2012 Gerald Loeb Award Finalists Announced

The 2012 Gerald Loeb Award finalists have been announced. The awards celebrate excellence in business and financial journalism. Along with the news, Jerry Seib, Deputy Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of The Wall Street Journal was given the Lifetime Achievement Award and Winnie O’Kelley, Deputy Business Editor at The New York Times, received the Lawrence Minard Editor Award.

Here are the finalists for the Large Newspaper and Magazine categories. For the rest, click here.

Large Newspapers:

  • Ken Bensinger for “Wheels of Fortune” in Los Angeles Times
  • David Kocieniewski for “But Nobody Pays That…” in The New York Times
  • Marcus Walker, Charles Forelle, Stacy Meichtry, Matthew Karnitschnig, David Enrich, Brian Blackstone and David Gauthier-Villars for “European Disunion” in The Wall Street Journal
  • Brody Mullins, Susan Pulliam, Steve Eder, Michael Rothfeld, Jenny Strasburg and Vanessa O’Connell for “Inside Track” in The Wall Street Journal


  • Chrystia Freeland for “The Rise of the New Global Elite” in The Atlantic
  • Peter Elkind, Jennifer Reingold and Doris Burke for “Inside Pfizer’s Palace Coup” in Fortune
  • Michael Lewis for “‘When Irish Eyes Are Crying,’ ‘It’s the Economy, Dummkopf!’ and ‘California and Bust'” in Vanity Fair