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Grand Prix

Best in show

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Chair's Award

Chosen by our chair persons Blathnaid Healy of CNN Digital International and Hayley Cochrane of NBC Universal + Sky

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Content Creator of the Year

This category is for an individual who is creating innovative, effective and creative content.

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Best Local/Regional News Site

This category will look at rewarding local or regional sites.

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Best Pivot Initiative

This category will recognise and reward creative and innovative thinking / swift action, where a business can demonstrate a change in model / product to enhance experiences or in response to an external factor.

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Best Commentary/Blogging

This category will seek to assess a websites opinion and editorial sections. Award may go to a specific blog as well as the overall blogging content of a site.



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Best Use of Crowd Sourcing or Citizen Journalism

This category recognise and reward creative use of crowd sourcing or citizen journalism.

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Technical Innovation of the Year

These entries demonstrate how technology has been applied in a way that is creative and mould-breaking.


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Outstanding Digital Team of the Year

Awarded to the best team in digital journalism. This category is supported by the British Journalism Review and was judged by an independent panel put together by the BJR.

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Best Use of Social Media

Judges were looking for evidence of how a presence across different social media platforms was used to enhance a one off initiative or campaign.

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Breaking News Story of the Year

What was the best story broken online last year? This category rewards the best online news story of 2021/2022 with the jury looking for the stand out news pieces from the last year.

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Specialist News Site

This category is for special interest or niche sites that serve a tightly defined audience.

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Editorial Team of the Year

Here the entries demonstrate evidence of outstanding teamwork and journalistic skills in the B2B and B2C sectors which has helped achieve specific results.

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Editorial Innovation of the Year

These entries demonstrate how editorial innovation has been applied in a way that is creative and mouldbreaking.

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Branded Content Team of the Year

This category is for B2C and B2B branded content teams. 

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Editorial Campaign of the Year

What was the most effective online campaign run by an editorial team last year?

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Best Site for News-led Journalism

This category is for news based journalism.

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Podcast of the Year

Podcasts are growing in popularity and mainstream media is continually adopting the medium as a way of expanding on its content to reach a whole new audience. But which podcast has been the brightest beacon within this emerging medium over the last 12 months?

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Best Sports News Site

This category is for sites in the sports sector.

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Brand of the Year

This category is for B2B and B2C media brands.

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Best Lifestyle / Leisure News Site

This category is for sites in the lifestyle/leisure sector e.g. fashion, gossip, showbiz, automotive etc.

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Journalist of the Year

This category is for individual journalists writing online content. Judges looked to award the journalist who has done the most to increase the understanding of what are the key trends in this fast-moving market.

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Native Advertising Campaign of the Year

Rewarding digital native advertising solutions or campaigns, which not only show great results but also show exciting innovation and stand out creativity.


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Editorial Executive of the Year

These entries demonstrate evidence of outstanding leadership and journalistic skills which has helped achieve specific results.

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Commercial Campaign of the Year

This award celebrates those who are embracing the developing trend of providing a service to assist brands and agencies reach new and specific audiences. Consumers are looking for more creative and engaging commercial campaigns and media owners are working hard to provide that.


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Publisher of the Year

This category is for B2C and B2B publishers and the jury will assess how the site delivers its overall strategy, serves its audiences and plays to the strengths of the online market place.

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Commercial Team of the Year

This category recognises excellence in digital media sales and rewards the team that can prove their achievements in contributing to the overall success of the business.

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Social Media Team of the Year

For this category judges will reward the team using, delivering and creating outstanding social content. Judges will assess the team’s social strategy and its contribution to the overall success of the business.

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Best Use of Photography

This category will look at how an innovative and dynamic approach to photography has dramatically added to a user’s experience when visiting a site.

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Best Designed Site

For this category, judges will be looking for simple, logical layout that has been driven by innovation and creativity. The successful websites should be engaging, exciting and easy to use.

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Best Launch/Relaunch of the Year

What was the most effective launch or re-launch of a website over the last year?

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Video Team of the Year

For this category judges will reward the team using, delivering and creating outstanding video content. Judges will assess the team’s overall video strategy, storytelling and overall production and editing standards.

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Best Campaigning / Investigative Journalism

This category aims to recognise an online campaign or investigation that has served to highlight a significant issue affecting those who visit the site and has made a tangible difference to them.