Fortune Journalists Take Top Prizes at SABEW Best in Business Awards

Erika Fry won the top prize in the Explanatory Journalism category for her story, “Epidemic of Fear.”​

Jen Wieczner won the top prize in the Markets category for her piece, “Wall Street’s Contact High.”​

And Geoff Colvin and Phil Wahba earned an honorable mention citation for their story of Sears’ epic decline, “Seven Decades of Self Destruction.”

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Latest Wins Earn Fortune 100th Major Journalism Prize

Fortune has won four more journalism awards, taking top prizes from the New York Press Club for consumer reporting, feature reporting, political reporting, and feature photography.

Congratulations to this latest round of honorees: Erika Fry and Claire Zillman, for their story, “HR Is Not Your Friend”; Jeff Ball, for “Lone Star Rising”; Peter Elkind, for “Billion-Dollar Loophole,” a joint publishing project between Fortune and ProPublica; and Sebastian Meyer, for his striking photos in Viv Walt’s “Blood, Sweat, and Batteries.”

With these wins, Fortune now has earned a cool 100 major journalism prizes in the past six years.

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