Larry Birger Young Business Journalist contest is open for entries!

Posted By Crystal Beasley

The fifth annual SABEW award contest honoring a top young business journalist is now open for entries. The winner will receive $1,500 plus an expense paid trip to SABEW’s next conference where the award will be presented.

Journalists 29 years old and younger during 2017 are eligible. (A journalist who turned 30 during 2017 is eligible). 

About Larry Birger
The Larry Birger Young Business Journalist Award is named after Birger, the former Miami Herald business editor who served as SABEW president in 1977. Birger was later a partner in rbb Communications of Miami, Fla. until his death in 1998. The award is made possible by a gift from rbb Communications.

2017 Winner
Jillian Berman, 28, a New York-based reporter for MarketWatch, is the 2017 winner of the Larry Birger Young Business Journalist contest, honoring journalists younger than 30.

SABEW is the largest organization of business journalists in the world. For more information, contact Crystal Beasley.

About rbb Communications:
rbb is a marketing communications firm and four-time U.S. Agency of the Year. As the Champion of Breakout Brands, rbb inspires companies with insights on creating customer passion to increase sales. rbb’s multicultural staff delivers award-winning creativity, media relations, corporate counsel, influencer engagement, internal communications, product introductions, digital media, content creation and results/analytics. Specialty practices include consumer products/services, travel & leisure, health, sports & entertainment, professional services and higher education. For more information, call (305) 448-7450 or visit

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