Finalists announced in 2014 Mirror Awards competition

Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications today announced the finalists in the 2014 Mirror Awards competition honoring excellence in media industry reporting. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on June 4, in New York City.

The finalists, chosen from a pool of more than 350 entries by a group of journalists and journalism educators, are:


Best Single Article – Traditional/Legacy Media

 Best Single Article – Digital Media

Best Single Story – Radio, Television, Cable or Online Broadcast Media

Best Profile – Traditional/Legacy or Digital Media

Best Commentary – Traditional/Legacy Media

Best Commentary – Digital Media

John M. Higgins Award for Best In-Depth/Enterprise Reporting


An awards ceremony will be held 11:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, at Cipriani, 110 E. 42nd St., New York City. Registration is available online. Follow on Twitter at #Mirrors14.

David Zaslav, president and CEO of Discovery Communications, will be honored with the Fred Dressler Leadership Award. Re/code’s Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg will receive the i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence.

The Mirror Awards are the most important awards for recognizing excellence in media industry reporting. Established by the Newhouse School in 2006, the awards honor the reporters, editors and teams of writers who hold a mirror to their own industry for the public’s benefit.

For information about ticket and table sales for the ceremony, contact Sarah Hope at 315.443.5711 or For media inquiries, contact Wendy Loughlin at 315.443.2785 or