Hanna Kordik Awarded the Prize for Outstanding Economic Journalism

PeopleOther ♦ Published: June 10, 2014; 11:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

Hanna Kordik was awarded the prestigious Horst Knapp Prize in a ceremony. The eulogy was delivered by Ewald Nowotny, Governor of Oesterreichische Nationalbank, in his capacity as chairman of an independent jury. The speaker at the award ceremony was the industrialist Hannes Androsch.

Bank Austria CEO Willibald Cernko, Horst-Knapp-awardee Hanna Kordik, and OeNB-Governor Ewald Nowotny / Picture: © Bank Austria

Handing over the prize for outstanding economic journalism at the ceremony, Willibald Cernko, CEO of Bank Austria, explained: “Given the flood of digital information these days, we depend on the selection, analysis and assessment of economic and business news by professional journalists.

For every media consumer and citizen who has more than just a superficial interest, it…