Thinking about entering the Digiday Media Awards?

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2022 Coverage

Clinch, BDG Studios and The Atlantic are among 2022 Digiday Media Award winners: The 2022 Digiday Media Awards featured several packed categories and the competition was fierce. See the full list of honorees here.

In The Know, Vox Media, Insider and theSkimm are among this year’s Digiday Media Awards finalists: Innovation, audience insights, growth and community emerged as a few of the themes among this year’s Digiday Media Awards shortlist. Read more here.

For more on our 2022 Digiday Media Awards winners, click through our guide below. Download the full version here.

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2021 Coverage

In The Know, New York Times and Harvard Business Review are 2021 Digiday Media Awards Winners. Innovation and big ideas expanded the playing field for many of the winners, even in a year when quarantines limited where and how people could work — and play. See the full list of honorees here.

Complex, Harvard Business Review and In The Know are 2021 Digiday Media Awards nominees: Community, changemakers, collaboration and inclusivity emerged as thematic highlights in this year’s Digiday Media Awards shortlist. Read more here.

For more on our 2021 Digiday Media Awards winners, click through our guide below. Download the full version here.

2020 Coverage

The New York Times, Vice Media and PopSugar are Digiday Media Awards winners: In a year when many media brands struggled, the honorees of the 2020 Digiday Media Awards challenged adversity, diversifying revenue by telling relatable stories and formulating personalized targeting strategies. Read more here.

Digiday Media Awards: Expanding revenue and driving engagement, these media companies are highlight nominees: In a time of turmoil for media companies, this year’s Digiday Media Awards are marked by the vital decisions made by our shortlist of nominees across the course of 2019 — a range of strategies and tactics bound to augment and strengthen their businesses in the face of a rapidly changing marketplace. Read more here.

For more on our 2020 Digiday Media Awards winners, click through our guide below. Download the full version here.

Digiday Publishing Awards

2019 Coverage

Vox, CNN, Ellen Digital Network and more are this year’s Digiday Publishing Awards winners: CNN, Ellen Digital Network, NBA, National Geographic and Bustle are among the winners for the Digiday Publishing Awards, which recognize the companies’ efforts in modernizing digital media. Read more here.

This year’s Digiday Publishing Awards finalists reflect a changing industry: As publishers seek new ways to create valuable products that present opportunities to collect previously unclaimed revenue and are true to the core of their businesses, this year’s list honors those who have best laid out the course for their future. Read more here.

2018 Coverage

‘It’s dangerous to chase the shiny thing’: Q&A with Neil Vogel, CEO of Dotdash, the Digiday Publisher of the Year: Dotdash rebranded in 2017 after nearly two decades as About.com, breaking into a stable of vertical-focused properties such as The Balance, which focuses on finance, and health-centric Verywell. Read more here.

Dotdash wins Publisher of the Year at the Digiday Publishing Awards: The gala, hosted by HQ Trivia host Scott Rogowsky, celebrated the top work in digital publishing by publishers, brands, agencies and technology platforms across the world. Winners were announced from categories like Best Live Event, Best Content Studio and Best Use of a Podcast. Read more here.

NBCUniversal and CNN lead the nominations for the 2018 Digiday Publishing Awards: NBCUniversal and CNN’s Courageous Studio are leading in the 2018 Digiday Publishing Awards with six nominations each. NBCUniversal is nominated across NBC News Digital, NBC News and CNBC for six awards total. Read more here.

2017 Coverage

BuzzFeed’s Greg Coleman is Publishing Executive of the Year at the Digiday Publishing Awards: BuzzFeed president Greg Coleman has been named Publishing Executive of the Year at the Digiday Publishing Awards. A first-time winner, Greg is a veteran of AOL, The Huffington Post and most recently of ad tech firm Criteo. He joined BuzzFeed in August 2014 to help mature its ad business. Read more here.

Business Insider’s social-first Insider is up for Best New Vertical for this year’s Digiday Publishing Awards: It’s a promising awards time for publishing startups, and nowhere is that more in evidence than this year’s slate of finalists for the Digiday Publishing Awards. Business Insider property Insider garnered two nominations. Read more here.

2016 Coverage

The Atlantic is Publisher of the Year at the Digiday Publishing Awards: It was a big night for legacy publishers at this year’s Digiday Publishing Awards. The 159-year-old Atlantic won the award for Publisher of the Year, and Time won Best in Show for its series “A Year in Space,” chronicling astronaut Scott Kelly’s year in the International Space Station. Read more here.

Vox Media and The Enthusiast Network are top nominees in the Digiday Publishing Awards: The Enthusiast Network is up for Best Brand Partnership, Best Use of Technology by a Publisher, Best Publishing Innovation in Advertising and Best Audience Development Strategy. Vox Media has one nomination for Best Native Advertising, one for Best Content Studio, and two in the same category: for Best Use of Multimedia for Storytelling. Read more here.

2015 Coverage

A look back at five years of the Digiday Publishing Awards: With the awards in their fifth year, here’s a look back at the Best in Show campaigns over the years that impressed judges for their performance, creativity and emotional impact. Read more here.

Digiday Publishing Awards: New York Times, Refinery29 take top honors: The most innovative publishers of 2014 got their due at the Digiday Publishing Awards, where Refinery29, The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, and Slate were among the winners across 14 highly competitive categories. Read more here.

The Atlantic leads Digiday Publishing Awards finalists: 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. Read more here.

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