Finalists announced in 10th annual Mirror Awards competition

By Wendy S. Loughlin

Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications today announced the finalists in the 2016 Mirror Awards competition honoring excellence in media industry reporting. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony June 9 in New York City.

The finalists*, chosen 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

Best Commentary

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

The awards ceremony will be held Thursday, June 9, from 11:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Cipriani 42nd Street, 110 E. 42nd St., New York City. In addition to the juried awards, the Fred Dressler Leadership Award and the i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence will be presented by the Newhouse School. Tickets and tables may be purchased online. Follow on Twitter at #Mirrors16.

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 Amanda Griffin at 315.443.7982 or For media inquiries, contact Wendy Loughlin at 315.443.2785 or


*A previously listed finalist piece was discovered to be ineligible for this year’s competition, and has been removed from consideration.