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Reynolds journalists shortlisted for Foreign Press Association Awards 2011

Reuters Shell Games Kelly Carr Brian GrowKelly Carr, a Reynolds Center staffer, and Brian Grow, a Barlett & Steele Award winner, have been shortlisted for the Foreign Press Association Media Awards 2011 for Financial/Economic reporting for a special report on the use of U.S. shell and shelf companies.

The FPA nomination is for the first story in a Reuters’ series by Carr and Grow.

The Foreign Press Association in London represents journalists from 220 news organizations in 42 countries.
The Reuters story is one of three on the shortlist for the 2011 FPA Awards in the financial category: Full shortlist. The FPA Media Awards 2011 will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at the Park Lane Hotel.

The two other stories in the Financial/Economic category are:


The 2010 winner in the finance category was:

Kelly Carr is the Reynolds Center’s  Senior Online Producer. She has worked as a reporter for several newspapers, most recently The Arizona Republic, and has been an adjunct professor at Arizona State University’s Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications.  
Brian Grow is Special Enterprise Correspondent on Reuters’ Global Enterprise Team. He won the 2008 Barlett & Steele award for a BusinessWeek story: Prisoners of Debt.
This video explains what judges at the FPA, which was founded in 1888 and is the only association of its kind in the UK,  look for in award-winning stories.

Foreign Press Association in London 2011 from Foreign Press Association on Vimeo.

About the Author

I am digital director at the Reynolds Center for Business Journalism, which I joined in 2009. Before that I was Online Community Manager for azcentral, the online site for The Arizona Republic. Before arriving in Arizona, I worked at Newsday where I was Deputy Business Editor. I was the small business editor at BusinessWeek Online. I teach journalists to use Twitter, Facebook and other social media tools to expand and manage their networks. And I am a cofounder of #wjchat, a weekly Twitter chat about web journalism. You can reach me at Email: Robin.Phillips@BusinessJournalism.org OR RobinJPhillips.com OR @RobinJP

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