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Mirror Awards Entry Deadline

February 15, 2023 EST

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The submission period is now open for the 17th annual Mirror Awards competition honoring excellence in media industry reporting.  Entries can be submitted online through Feb. 15. Anyone may nominate, and there is no fee to enter.


Each award carries an honorarium. Entries may be submitted in the following categories:

SPECIAL TOPIC CATEGORY FOR 2023: Best Story on the Media’s Coverage of the Russian/Ukraine War ($1,000 prize): Up to three examples of how the media covered the war in Ukraine.

Best Single Article/Story ($1,000 prize): A single, carefully researched print, digital or broadcast piece of any length focused on the media industry. May include photos, videos, sidebars, audio and/or interactive elements in addition to the written piece. One article/story may be submitted per entry.

Best Profile ($1,000 prize): A single, carefully researched and sourced print, broadcast or digital piece covering a person or organization noteworthy in the media industry. One profile may be submitted per entry.

Best Commentary ($1,000 prize): A print, broadcast or digital piece or series of up to three pieces of commentary on the media industry demonstrating the writer’s overall knowledge of the issues, analytic skills and unique voice.

John M. Higgins Award for Best In-Depth/Enterprise Reporting ($5,000 prize): A single, in-depth investigative piece or a series of up to three pieces focused on the media industry. Print, broadcast or digital pieces may be entered, and entries may cross platforms (though not required). Entries will be judged on the quality of the reporting and the importance of the story covered.

Winners will be announced in June at an award ceremony in New York City.

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This event was first published on January 4, 2023 and last updated on January 23, 2023.

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