NPR, "60 Minutes" and Sheila Nevins to Be Honored at Mirror Awards

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Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications will host the 12th annual Mirror Awards ceremony June 14 in New York City.  The awards honor excellence in media industry reporting.  Tickets and tables may be purchased online.

Sheila Nevins, executive producer and former president of HBO Documentary Films and Family for Home Box Office will be honored with the Fred Dressler Leadership Award.  NPR will be recognized with the i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence.  60 Minutes will receive special recognition for 50 years of excellence in broadcast journalism.

Juried journalism awards will be presented in six categories.  The finalists, selected by a group of journalists and journalism educators, are:

Best Single Article/Story

Best Profile

Best Commentary

Special Topic Category:  Best Story on Fake News

Special Topic Category:  Best Story on Sexual Misconduct in the Media Industry

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

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.

The Mirror Awards ceremony will be held June 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Cipriani 42nd Street, 110 E. 42nd St., New York City.  Tickets and tables may be purchased online.

For more information, visit mirrorawards.syr.edu or email mirror@syr.edu

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