American Banker was named as a finalist in three categories in the 2017 Jesse H. Neal Awards competition for business journalism and media.

A two-part analysis of the souring of Wells Fargo’s sales culture is a finalist for Best Series. American Banker’s overall coverage of the Wells phony-accounts scandal is a finalist for Best News Coverage. And an article about the industry’s aversion to banking legal marijuana businesses is a finalist for Best Single Article.

Winners of the 63rd annual Jesse H. Neal Awards will be announced Friday, March 31, in New York. The Neal Awards, which have been called “the Pulitzer Prizes of the business media,” recognize and reward editorial excellence in business media publications. The Neal Awards are bestowed by Connectiv: The Business Media Association.

Other SourceMedia publications named as finalists this year include Financial Planning, On Wall Street and Accounting Today.

American Banker's two-part analysis of the souring of Wells Fargo’s sales culture is a finalist for the Neal Award for Best Series.
American Banker's two-part analysis of the souring of Wells Fargo’s sales culture is a finalist for the Neal Award for Best Series.

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