Reuters Wins 5 Best in Business Awards

We are pleased to announce that Reuters has been awarded five Best in Business Awards by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. These awards, which honor excellence in business and financial journalism across all platforms, reflect the success of our efforts in on-the-ground news coverage, investigations, and ground-breaking commentary. The awards will be presented on Saturday, March 17, in Indianapolis.

Our award winners:

  • Reuters coverage of the Libyan revolution, which included scoops on Gaddafi’s death and the capture of his son, was selected as a winner in the Breaking News/International category.
  • Scot Paltrow’s investigation into banks’ use of robo-signing won in the Explanatory/News Agency category.
  • Paltrow also picked up an award in the Feature/News Agencies category for “The Congressman with Banks on the Side,” which exposed how Representative Phil Gingrey has flouted House ethics and financial disclosure rules for years.
  • Jack Shafer’s feisty and funny media columns received an award in the Opinion & Column/News Agencies category.
  • Breakingviews agenda-setting commentary won in the Opinion & Column/Digital category.

You can view the full list of SABEW Award winners here.

Congratulations to all who contributed to these exceptional stories!

Thomson Reuters Wins 5 SABEW Best in Business Awards

Congratulations to our winners of 5 Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) Best in Business awards for 2010!

These wins demonstrate the success of our efforts in multimedia, commentary and enterprise reporting.

We had two winners in the category of Creative Use of Multiple Platform: The Frontier Markets web site (John Meehan, Claudia Parsons, Manuela Badawy, Danial Clark, Jeff Chen and the global team) won for the combined use of video, text, graphics and data to tell the story of countries with rapidly developing economies. The second was the iPad Teardown package (Gabriel Madway, Molly Riley, Greg Savoy, Richard Baum, Deborah Lutterbeck) won for its investigative reporting, live blog and visuals that peeled apart the iPad launch and identified its components

Breakingviews (team) won in the Opinion/Column category for its punchy and agenda-setting commentary sampling that looked at looked at economies, markets and companies. And, Scott McCleskey of Complinet, now part of Thomson Reuters Professional (Legal division), also won an award in this category for his column for its penetrating and original analysis of the Dodd Frank Act, the flash crash, and other issues in financial regulation. (more…)