Kelly 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.
- Original story: SPECIAL REPORT: A little house of secrets on the Great Plains.
- More on the buzz their story has created: Reynolds’ Carr, Grow tackle prevalence of U.S. shell companies
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:
- A good crisis gone to waste, an essay by John Kay.
- Chinese Contractor on a Lonely Road to Failure, by correspondent Ni Weifeng in Warsaw, staff reporter Gu Yongqiang, of Caixin Online
The 2010 winner in the finance category was:
- Who Cares About Another $200 Million, by James Sterngold, Bloomberg Businessweek.
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.