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Arizona Mirror wins 9 awards for its coverage of Indigenous communities, LGBTQ issues, more

By: - September 1, 2023

The Arizona Mirror took home nine awards in the Arizona Newspaper Association’s annual Better Newspapers Contest, led by its coverage of Indigenous communities. Shondiin Silversmith, who covers Indigenous affairs for the Mirror, was awarded top honors for her coverage of Arizona’s Native American communities and the issues that impact them. She won a first place […]

UPDATED: Arizona Mirror staff take home awards, including top journalist of 2021

By: - February 7, 2023

The Arizona Mirror took home 15 awards, including a prestigious honor for the top journalist of 2021, in the Arizona Press Club’s annual contest. Jeremy Duda, the Mirror’s former deputy editor, was awarded Community Journalist of the Year by a panel of judges for his 2021 in-depth coverage of the decennial redistricting process and the […]

Arizona Mirror wins 12 awards for its work covering the ‘audit,’ redistricting, COVID and more

By: - October 7, 2022

Coverage of the partisan “audit” of the 2020 election was the driving force behind the Arizona Mirror winning a dozen awards in the Arizona Newspaper Association’s annual Better Newspapers Contest. The Mirror regularly broke news about the state Senate’s conspiracy-fueled review of the 2020 presidential race in Maricopa County, beginning with the revelation that Senate […]

Arizona Mirror wins 1st place awards for reporting on the ‘audit,’ QAnon

By: - October 10, 2021

The Arizona Mirror took home 5 awards in the Arizona Newspaper Association’s annual journalism contest, including top honors for news and investigative reporting. The Mirror was the first media outlet to report on the troubling background of the man hired to lead the Arizona Senate’s so-called “audit” of the 2020 election in Maricopa County. The […]

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Arizona Mirror takes home 11 journalism awards from Arizona Press Club

By: - July 9, 2021

The Arizona Mirror took home 11 awards in the prestigious annual Arizona Press Club journalism contest, including first place awards for coverage of public safety and immigration news.


JFK’s Thanksgiving wish: That we’re ‘humbly grateful’ for what brings us together

By: - November 26, 2020

Fifty-seven years ago, on Nov. 4, 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed this Thanksgiving proclamation. Little more than two weeks later, on Nov. 22, 1963, he lost his life to an assassin’s bullet during a trip to Dallas, Texas. A half-century later, with America as divided as it has been in recent memory, Kennedy’s wish […]

Mirror takes top honors in education, health reporting

By: - April 26, 2019

Arizona Mirror journalists were honored with four awards in the prestigious Arizona Press Club annual journalism contest, including two first place awards. “This recognition is a testament to the great journalism the Mirror is producing, and I’m proud to be a part of this exceptional team of journalists,” said Mirror Editor in Chief Jim Small. […]