The Atlantic leads Digiday Publishing Awards finalists

Atlantic Media garnered six finalist nominations in The Digiday Publishing Awards, recognizing the influencers shaping the future of digital publishing.

The Atlantic is up for publisher of the year for its “American Futures” project, developed by James and Deborah Fallows on the reinvention of the American Dream. It is also a finalist in the best video category for “If Our Bodies Could Talk,” a series hosted by Dr. James Hamblin about off-beat health topics. Finally, The Atlantic Re:think got a nod in the best content studio category. Atlantic Media’s agency arm, Atlantic Media Strategies, is a finalist in best multimedia storytelling for “The Cancer Atlas,” a collaboration with the American Cancer Society that used data to explore cancer. Sibling Quartz is a finalist for best site design and best content studio.

In all, 44 finalists were selected across a dozen categories. Other finalists include: The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, BuzzFeed, The Daily Mail and Bloomberg.

Selected by our esteemed panel of judges, the winners will be announced on March 19 at the Digiday Publishing Awards gala, to be hosted by Kevin Brown, a.k.a. Dot Com, one of Tracy Jordan’s loyal sidekicks in the NBC sitcom “30 Rock”. Tickets are already on sale, so snap them up today.

Check out the finalists by category below:

Publisher of the Year

– The Atlantic for American Futures

– The Daily Dot for Stratfor Report

– Refinery29 for The Anti-Diet Project

– Sports Illustrated for 60th Anniversary Edition

Best Native Advertising

­­– AskMen and History Channel for MENtors

– Refinery29 and Ford for The Weekender

– T Brand Studio and Google Maps for “36 Hours”

Best Mobile App

– The Daily Mail for MailOnline App

– UrbanDaddy Seek Out App for Lexus

– UrbanDaddy for Miller Map of Fortune

Most Innovative Brand Partnership

– BuzzFeed Motion Pictures and Nestlé Purina for “Dear Kitten”

– The New York Times T Brand Studio and Google Maps for “36 Hours”

– The New Yorker and HSBC Premier for “Personal Economy”

– NPR Music and Lagunitas Brewing Company for Tiny Desk Concert Contest Sponsorship

Best Use of Multimedia for Storytelling

– American Cancer Society & Atlantic Media Strategies for “The Cancer Atlas Website”

– Slate for “The Year of Outrage”

– Time for The Top of America

Best Use of Technology to Improve Monetization of a Content Property

– [amobee] Exchange for AccuWeather

– mobilike

– Nativo for Hearst

– Reader’s Digest Association

Best New Publishing Brand

– Angie’s List for Angie’s List Weekly

– Code and Theory for The Webby Awards Website

– Contently For Contently Quarterly and The Content Strategist

Best Publishing Site Design

– Code and Theory and Bloomberg for Bloomberg Politics

– Guardian News & Media Redesign

– Harvard Business Review and Huge for the Redesigned

– OZY for OZY Media Website

– Quartz for Quartz Website

Best Publishing Innovation in Advertising

– Code and Theory and Bloomberg for Bloomberg Politics website

– GE for BrainMic

– UrbanDaddy for Cadillac Private Exchange

Best Use of Video

– Dezeen for Dezeen and MINI Frontiers

– Refinery29 for Style Out There

– The Atlantic for “If Our Bodies Could Talk”

– The New York Times Video for “Surviving an ISIS Massacre”

Best Content Studio

– The Atlantic for Atlantic Re:think

– Dezeen for Dezeen Studio

– The New York Times for T Brand Studio

– Quartz for Quartz Marketing Team

Best New Publisher- Vertical or Brand

– Code and Theory and Bloomberg for Bloomberg Politics website

– Flood Magazine for Flood Magazine

– MGA Holdings for Independent Journal Review

– Refinery29 for Refinery29 Health & Wellness

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