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Newhouse School to host Mirror Awards luncheon June 9 in New York City
Newhouse School to host Mirror Awards luncheon June 9 in New York CityApril 30, 2009Wendy S. Loughlinwsloughl@syr.edu
The media’s top writers, readers and leaders will gather to honor winners in the third annual Mirror Awards competition on Tuesday, June 9, at 11:45 a.m. at the Harmonie Club, 4 E. 60th St., New York City. The awards are sponsored by Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
For pricing information and to purchase tickets, visit http://mirrorawards.syr.edu. Tickets may be purchased online or by regular mail.
This year’s luncheon co-chairs are Betsy Morgan, CEO, The Huffington Post; Devin Wenig, CEO, Markets Division, Thomson Reuters; and David Zaslav, president and CEO, Discovery Communications.
Established by the Newhouse School in 2006, the Mirror Awards honor the reporters, editors and teams of writers who hold a mirror to their own industry for the public’s benefit. The competition is open to anyone who conducts reporting, commentary or criticism of the media industries in a format intended for a mass audience. Winners are chosen by a group of journalists and journalism educators.
For more information about the awards, contact Jean Brooks at (315) 443-5711 or firstname.lastname@example.org.