NYSSCPA Financial Journalism Award Winners Announced
Posted on March 8, 2002
The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants has announced winners for its Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards to be presented at the Society's Annual Election and Dinner at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City on Thursday, May 9. According to Alan Kahn, Chairman of the Society's Public Relations Committee, 68 entries were submitted for work produced from January 1 through December 31, 2001.
Winners selected were:
- Business Week, David Henry and Nanette Byrnes for their articles, "The Numbers Game", "Why Earnings are Too Rosy" and "Confused About Earnings?"
- Newsweek, Jane Bryant Quinn for her series of personal finance and money management columns
- Wall Street Journal, Tom Herman for his tax column
- Accounting Today, William Carlino for his article, "Top 100 Most Influential People"
- Bloomberg News, Russell Hubbard, Jim Kennett and Mark Johnson for their wire service report, "El Paso Corp. Secured Off-Balance Sheet Financing"
- SmartMoney.com, Donald Luskin for his entry, "Rising from the Ashes"
- NBR Enterprises/WPBT Miami - Nightly Business Report, Jack Kahn, Erika Miller, Diane Eastabrook and Jeff Yastine for their broadcast, "The NBR Guide to Buying Bonds"
- WBBR Radio (Bloomberg), Peter Schacknow for his report, "Tax Smart Now"
The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) is the oldest and largest state accounting organization in the nation and represents nearly 30,000 accountants and CPAs. Incorporated in 1897, the Society is a nonprofit organization that seeks to establish and maintain high standards of integrity, honor, and character among certified public accountants. Its members are CPAs working in public or private practice in a state that serves as the home of Wall Street and major financial centers.