The Cyber Journalism Award recognizes excellence in reporting on cyber security across all journalistic categories. This competition is a joint project of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.
The 2018 competition covered journalistic work published on September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018. The award was open to journalists doing work for independent news organizations around the globe. Entries must be readily accessible to the public and originally published in one of the following formats: Print (newspaper or magazine), Online publication, Radio broadcast or Podcast, or Television broadcast.
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Jen Wieczner is a senior writer at Fortune and co-founding editor of The Ledger, covering the intersection of finance and technology. Her recent writing includes an award-winning investigation into Paul Singer's activist hedge fund Elliott Management; a cover story on the Bitcoin bubble; and profiles of controversial business titans—from billionaire Steve Cohen to Mylan CEO Heather Bresch to former HP chief Meg Whitman. She has also been published in The Wall Street Journal, Time, Fast Company, The Atlantic, New York and Glamour. Born in Boston, Jen earned a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
Mt. Gox and the Surprising Redemption of Bitcoin’s Biggest Villain
April 19, 2018, Fortune magazine
Andy Greenberg is a senior writer for WIRED, covering security, privacy, information freedom,
and hacker culture. He’s the author of the book Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin's Most Dangerous Hackers. Greenberg's reporting on Ukraine's cyberwar (including an excerpt from Sandworm) has won a Gerald Loeb Award for International Reporting and two Deadline Club Awards from the New York Society of Professional Journalists. Before coming to WIRED Greenberg worked as a senior reporter for Forbes magazine. He works in WIRED's New York office.
Lights Out: How An Entire Nation Became Russia's Test Lab
October 13, 2017, Wired magazine