The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) announced Mina Kimes, an enterprise investigative reporter for Bloomberg News, as the inaugural winner of the Larry Birger Young Business Journalist prize, an award honoring journalists under the age of 30. The announcement was made during the organization’s 51st annual conference, which took place in Phoenix.
Four finalists were also chosen:
- Chris Kirkham, projects reporter for the Huffington Post
- Sean Sposito, reporter and data journalist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
- Max Abelson, Wall Street reporter for Bloomberg News
- Kristen Painter, airline and aerospace reporter for the Denver Post