Discovery Communications President and CEO David Zaslav will be awarded the Fred Dressler Leadership Award for contributions to media at the 2014 Mirror Awards.
The ceremony will be held June 4 in New York.
Zaslav has served as head of Discovery since 2007 and held previous positions at NBCUniversal. Prior to that, Zaslav was an attorney with Lebouef, Lamb, Leiby & McRae.
Past recipients include Anne Sweeney, cochair, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television Group; Brian Roberts, CEO of Comcast; and Bloomberg.
The Mirror Awards were established in 2006 by the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.