Complete list of BIB winning entries and newsrooms

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Audio; All News Organizations

Winner – Indianapolis Business Journal: The IBJ podcast
Honorable Mention – The Wall Street Journal: The next battlefield

Banking/Finance; Large

Winner – Bloomberg: Sign here to lose everything
Honorable Mention – Los Angeles Times: The hidden costs of high-interest rate installment lending

Banking/Finance; Medium

Winner – The Charlotte Observer: Wells Fargo’s controversies continue

Banking/Finance; Small

Winner – American Banker: Bank CEO’s fire-and-rehire maneuver reaps windfall at taxpayer expense
Honorable Mention – Sacramento Business Journal: After a decade, banks returning to Sacramento
Honorable Mention – Financial Planning: Keep quiet

Breaking News; Large

Winner – Los Angeles Times: Toyota held accountable for a defect in its Prius

Breaking News; Medium

Winner – The inside story of Papa John’s toxic culture
Honorable Mention – Bloomberg Law: Ben Penn tip sharing rule

Breaking News; Small

Winner – American Banker: Comerica scrambles to address fraud in prepaid benefits program
Honorable Mention – Nashville Business Journal: AllianceBernstein’s move to Nashville

Commentary/Opinion; Large

Winner – Financial Times: Tech and policies

Commentary/Opinion; Medium

Winner – The Detroit News: Daniel Howes opinion/commentary
Honorable Mention – The Boston Globe: Shirley Leung opinion/commentary

Commentary/Opinion; Small

Winner – Fast Company: Rick Wartzman opinion/commentary
Honorable Mention – STAT: Adam Feuerstein biotech industry commentary
Honorable Mention – Crain’s Chicago Business:  2018 editorial board

Economics; Large

Winner – The New York Times: The trade equation

Economics; Medium

Winner – Mother Jones: Frozen assets
Honorable Mention – Quartz: Remaking economics series

Economics; Small

Winner – Indianapolis Business Journal: One city, worlds apart

Energy/Natural Resources; Large

Winner – Reuters: Ocean shock
Honorable Mention – A collaboration of The Center for Public Integrity, The Texas Tribune, The Associated Press and Newsy: Blowout

Energy/Natural Resources; Medium

Winner – CNN: Dirty energy
Honorable Mention – The Dallas Morning News: Atmos Energy

Energy/Natural Resources; Small

Winner – Providence Business News: Rising waters
Honorable Mention – Debtwire: Appalachia’s coal comeback collides with grim opioid reality

Explanatory; Large

Winner – Reuters: Ocean shock
Honorable Mention – Bloomberg: Immigration, Inc.
Honorable Mention – The New York Times: Pregnancy discrimination

Explanatory; Medium

Winner – Fortune: What the hell happened at GE?
Honorable Mention – Houston Chronicle: The miracle molecule
Honorable Mention – Minneapolis Star Tribune: Aging parents, stressed families

Explanatory; Small

Winner – InsideClimate News: Harvesting peril
Winner – Project on Government Oversight: Drilling down series
Honorable Mention – The Desert Sun: Poisoned cities, deadly border
Honorable Mention – McClatchy DC Bureau: Ancestry DNA: Privacy for sale

Feature; Large

Winner – The New York Times: The itsy-bitsy, teenie-weenie, very litigious bikini
Honorable Mention – Businessweek: Two Towns Forged an Unlikely Bond. Now, ICE Is Severing the Connection.

Feature; Medium

Winner – Minneapolis Star Tribune: Legal war engulfs 3M device
Honorable Mention – Wilbur Ross series

Feature; Small

Winner – Nashville Business Journal: Mapping the new Nashville
Honorable Mention – The New Food Economy: Kansas is dying
Honorable Mention – Debtwire Investigations: How Burger King fed storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, and made a killing

General Excellence; Industry/Topic-Specific Publications

Winner – American Banker

General Excellence; Large

Winner – Financial Times

General Excellence; Medium

Winner – The Dallas Morning News
Honorable Mention – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

General Excellence; Small

Winner – Nashville Business Journal
Honorable Mention – Triangle Business Journal

Government; Large

Winner – Reuters: Ambushed at home

Government; Medium

Winner – Politico: Investigation of Ryan Zinke
Honorable Mention – The Plain Dealer: Do wage theft laws in Ohio harm or help workers?

Government; Small

Winner – InsideClimate News: Dangers without borders
Honorable MentionCapital & Main: Battery blood: How California health agencies failed Exide workers
Honorable Mention – New Haven Independent: ‘Scoops & tosses’ $160M in old debt

Health/Science; Large

Winner – A collaboration of ICIJ, NBC News Investigative Unit, The Associated Press and partners: The implant files
Honorable Mention – Financial Times: Opioid crisis and the Sackler family

Health/Science; Medium

Winner – ProPublica:  Health Insurance Hustle
Honorable Mention – ProPublica: Black Patients Miss Out On Promising Cancer Drugs

Health/Science; Small

Winner – Kaiser Health News: Drug price shenanigans
Honorable Mention – InsideClimate News: Surrounded by oil fields, an Alaska village fears for its health

Innovation; Large

Winner – The New York Times: Visual narratives

Innovation; Medium

Winner – GateHouse Media: Failure to deliver

Innovation; Small

Honorable Mention – Crain’s Chicago Business: Chicago’s opioid crisis series

International Reporting; Large

Winner – The Associated Press: China’s internment camps
Honorable Mention – Businessweek: Brexit’s big short

International Reporting; Medium

Winner – A collaboration of ProPublica and Time Magazine: Unprotected

International Reporting; Small

Winner – A collaboration of ICIJ, Norbert Zongo Cell for Investigative Journalism in West Africa (CENOZO) and 11 media partners from West Africa: West Africa Leaks

Investigative; Large

Winner – The Wall Street Journal: The fall of Steve Wynn
Honorable Mention – The New York Times and The Guardian/The Observer of London: Facebook, disinformation and privacy

Investigative; Medium

Winner – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Bad medicine
Winner – The Dallas Morning News: Pain & profit
Honorable Mention – Wilbur Ross series

Investigative; Small

Winner – A collaboration of The New Republic and The Investigative Fund: Political corruption and the art of the deal
Honorable Mention – A collaboration of The Intercept and The Investigative Fund: FINRA’s black hole
Honorable Mention – A collaboration of ProPublica Illinois and WBEZ: Driven into debt

Markets; Large

Winner – The New York Times: Explaining the financial markets

Markets; Medium

Winner – Bloomberg Law: SEC Wall Street cops see staff drop since Trump election

Markets; Small

Winner – RTO Insider: The GreenHat Energy story: Doubling down — with other people’s money

Media/Entertainment; Large

Winner – The New York Times: Moonves and CBS exposed

Media/Entertainment; Medium

Winner – Fortune: Tronc chairman sexual harassment

Media/Entertainment; Small

Winner – The Center for Public Integrity: The NBA and MLB quietly hustle for a cut of the sports betting jackpot

Newsletter; Large

Winner – Financial Times: Due Diligence

Newsletter; Medium

Winner – Barron’s: Review & Preview

Newsletter; Small

Winner – Communications Daily on 911

Personal Finance; Large

Winner – Financial Times: Click to donate

Personal Finance; Medium

Winner – The Chronicle of Higher Education: Drew Cloud is a well-known expert on student loans. One problem: He isn’t real.

Personal Finance; Small

Winner – The Marshall Project: Petty charges, princely profit

Honorable Mention – McClatchy DC Bureau: Non-bank lending targets weakest borrowers

Real Estate; Large

Winner – The New York Times: Trump taxes

Real Estate; Medium

Winner – The Globe and Mail: Inside the fall of Fortress
Honorable Mention – Houston Chronicle: Real estate in the aftermath of Harvey

Real Estate; Small

Winner – Nashville Business Journal: Project Stella and Why Tony Giarratana gets a Metro park (and you don’t)
Honorable Mention – Life in the flood zone

Retail; Large

Winner – The New York Times: The human side of the retail shakeout

Retail; Medium

Winner – Fortune: Michelle Gass is cracking the code at Kohl’s
Honorable Mention – Chicago Tribune: Sears’ demise

Retail; Small

Winner – Capital & Main: The ‘Amazon Tax’ Ruling: Disrupting the Disruptors?
Honorable Mention – The New Food Economy: Foreign beef can legally be labeled “Product of U.S.A.”

Small Business/Management/Career; Large

Winner – The Wall Street Journal: Burned out
Honorable Mention – Bloomberg: In Trump’s America, bosses are accused of weaponizing the ICE crackdown

Small Business/Management/Career; Medium

Winner – Fortune: Second to none, but still number two

Small Business/Management/Career; Small

Winner – McClatchy DC Bureau: Merchant cash death spiral

Student Journalism; Projects and Collaborations

Winner – Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY) and Dollars & Sense of Maine

Student Journalism; Stories Written for Professional Publications

Winner – Washington and Lee University published in the Tampa Bay Times: SunPass investigation
Honorable Mention – UNC Chapel Hill published in the Triangle Business Journal: Where every penny is earned

Student Journalism; Stories produced for Student News Organizations

Winner – Cronkite News by ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication: Hurricane provides opportunity for Puerto Rico’s battered tourism industry

Technology; Large

Winner The Wall Street Journal: Elon Musk

Technology; Medium

Winner – Politico: The least connected people in America
Honorable Mention – Forbes: WhatsApp

Technology; Small

Winner – The Weekly Standard: Telemarketers, ahoy
Honorable Mention – The New Food Economy: Silicon Valley wants to give us eggs without chickens. Do we want that?

Travel/Transportation; Large

Winner – The Wall Street Journal: The middle seat

Travel/Transportation; Medium

Winner CNN Business: Uber sexual assault investigation
Honorable Mention – The Seattle Times: Stolen Horizon passenger jet crashes outside Seattle

Travel/Transportation; Small

Winner – The Information: The self-driving car industry

Video; Large

Winner – Bloomberg: The drone delivery operator in Rwanda
Honorable Mention – Financial Times: Argentina: A life of boom and bust

Video; Medium and Small

Winner – The Story Exchange: A Sandy Hook mom’s nonprofit hopes to stop school shootings

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