Loeb Awards Finalists Webcast Announcement by UCLA Anderson School of Management; Two Career Achievement Award Recipients Will Also Be Revealed

WHAT:     UCLA Anderson School of Management will announce the 2006 
          finalists of the Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished 
          Business and Financial Journalism via a video link.

          Judy D. Olian, dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management 
          and chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation, will announce
          this year's finalists in the print and broadcast competition
          categories, including the new category for business books. 
          This year's finalists were chosen from among a record 395 

          The recipients of the 2006 Loeb Awards career honors, the 
          Lifetime Achievement Award and the Lawrence Minard Editor 
          Award, will also be revealed.

          The Loeb Awards, the most prestigious awards in business 
          journalism, honor writers, editors and producers who make 
          significant contributions to the understanding of business, 
          finance and the economy.

HOW:      To view the webcast announcement, which includes streaming 
          audio and video, please access the following link and click 
          on the Loeb Awards announcement:


WHEN:     Monday, May 15, 2006
          Access available beginning at 9 a.m. PST / noon EST

CONTACT:  Please contact Mary Ann Lowe at (310) 206-1877 or via e-mail
          at loeb@anderson.ucla.edu if you have any questions. For 
          more information about the Loeb Awards, visit 


UCLA Anderson School of Management
Mary Ann Lowe, 310-206-1877

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