Sep 29, 2023

CoinDesk journalists won the prestigious Gerald Loeb Award for exposing the shaky foundation beneath Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto empire and then documenting the exchange's fallout.

Video transcript

We were there. Um I don't know if you played the video but I was uh filming because, you know, it seemed like it would be cool to be able to say like, oh, you know, our names are being read out on the screen in front of like all these journalists that we respect and admire and uh they called coin desk out as the winner for the beat recording category. And uh that was, I would say pretty incredible, you know, so a nice uh acknowledgement of the work that's gone in. It is a team effort and also like I gotta say my contribution to that was very limited. Um This was I think uh largely driven by the articles by our colleagues, but it's cool to be up there and cool to be included a a and you get, you get a little statue at what, what do you get? What do you get to take home? There is a very heavy uh you know, glass statuette, I'd pull it out, but it's actually still wrapped up and underneath many layers of uh stuff from last night. Um It is large, it is heavy, it is going to have a prominent position as soon as I build a bookshelf for somebody to display it on, put it right behind you every time you, you do this show. Yeah, I got like, just nail like a shelf up here. Well, once you get it out, you gotta, like, spray some champagne, like the guys who win the big sporting events will. Do you think Stanley Cup? I know what you're trying to say.

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