Pensions & Investments editorial employees were recognized by the American Society of Business Publication Editors, winning one national and three regional awards for their work in 2020.
The awards are open to U.S.-based business-to-business, trade, association and professional publications, both print and digital.
In the category for all-content, enterprise news, senior reporter Danielle Walker, who joined another news outlet earlier this year, won a national bronze award and a regional gold award for a story examining how Wall Street executives were responding to the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May 2020. Black executives and officials in the investment industry also shared personal experiences of racism and police brutality that affected their lives.
In the category for print, single-topic coverage by a team, Sophie Baker, international editor; Arleen Jacobius, senior reporter; Ms. Walker; and Christine Williamson, senior reporter, won a regional silver award for five stories examining diversity and inclusion in money management in the U.S. and U.K.
The stories in that package are:
- "Investing alone not enough, paper argues," by Ms. Walker.
- "Industry's reaction to the coronavirus could be good news for diversity push," by Ms. Baker and Ms. Jacobius.
- "More asset owners asking managers hard questions," by Ms. Jacobius.
- "Institutions want manager diversity," by Ms. Williamson.
- "He's hopeful U.K. industry can finally address racial injustice," by Ms. Baker.
And in the category for online-web microsite/special section, Patrick Roth, web producer, Gregg A. Runburg, art director and David Schepp, news editor, won a regional bronze award for the 2020 Best Places to Work in Money Management microsite.