This has been a very proud week for Thomson Reuters. Our journalists won seven awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW), a record for our organization. And Thursday we held our internal “Journalist of the Year” celebration. From financial commentary to war photography to professional chat rooms, Reuters’ journalism has never been better, more innovative, or more valuable. Reuters SABEW “Best in Business” winners:
Breaking Business News Reporting: “H1N1 Flu: The Global Story” - Maggie Fox and the Mexico City bureau
Real-time News Organization Special Projects: “Lifting the Veil on High-Frequency Trading” - Jonathan Spicer and Herb Lash
Real-time News Organization Special Projects: “Route to Recovery” - Nick Carey.
Business News Column Writing: Matthew Goldstein
Real-time News Organization Column Writing: Felix Salmon
General Excellence for a Small Website: Breakingviews.com
Creative use of Online by Small Website: Breakingviews.com downloadable calculators.
Story of the Year: Turmoil in Iran.
Scoop of the Year: Reuters tracks down Richard Fuld for the first time since Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy.
Photo of the Year: A Break from War (shown above) by Carlos Barria
Commentary & Analysis Journalist of the Year: John Kemp for original insight on commodities and macro-economics.
Video Journalist of the Year: Royston Chan for impeccable video storytelling in China.
Multimedia Storytelling of the Year: Larry Downing for Those Left Behind: The Legacy of Arlington’s Section 60.
Reporter of the Year: Emma Graham-Harrison for her series of thought-provoking pieces from China, Tibet and Afghanistan.
Photojournalist of the Year: Toby Melville for his photographs documenting daily life in the United Kingdom.
Video Story of the Year: Afghanistan coverage for consistent delivery of outstanding news coverage in trying circumstances.
Editor’s Choice: Markets Buzz/the Dealing room team – Stuart Brown, Eric Burroughs, Dayan Candappa, Andrew Goldner and Phil Smith.
The Reuters trophy case got a little more crowded on Tuesday, with a raft of awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, and the Best of Photojournalism Awards from the National Press Photographers Association.
And the winners are:
SABEW Award for real-time news organizations
David Baily, correspondent; Kevin Krolicki, Detroit bureau chief; Jui Chakravorty, correspondent; Poornima Gupta, correspondent; Kim Soyoung, correspondent; and Nick Carey, correspondent: “GM/Chrysler deal hopes rise, then shattered”