The Digiday Media Awards Europe recognize the companies, campaigns and technology modernizing European media. These awards have honored leading work from brands, agencies, publishers and tech providers such as The Guardian, JOE, Sky News, Permutive and more.

On May 9, 2019 we honored winners in 22 categories at One Marylebone in London. You can check out the full list of winners on the site here.

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2019 Winners

2019 Categories

  • Campaign Categories:

  • Best Branded Content Series

    Awarding the most outstanding ongoing branded content series created by a publisher.

  • Best Original Content Series new

    Awarding an original content series that delivers on a company objective while still contributing to the editorial vision.

  • Best Custom Advertising

    Awarding the non standard ad option for brands that fits seamlessly into the user experience.

  • Best Live Event

    Awarding the best execution of a live event (B2B or B2C) as an extension of the publisher's editorial brand.

  • Best Use of Video new

    Awarding the video (single or series) executed across any platform that most effectively delivers on a stated objective.

  • Best Use of Social new

    Awarding the social campaign, project or initiative that has successfully furthered an overall company objective.

  • Digiday Award for Social Good new

    Awarding a campaign or initiative that has successfully brought about a measure of social change.

  • Marketing Campaign of the Year new

    Awarding the most outstanding marketing campaign that was original, innovative and effective in terms of reaching the campaign’s set objectives.

  • Product Categories:

  • Best Use of Audience Data

    Awarding a strategy that has successfully used audience data to grow a publisher’s readership, engagement or any other performance metric.

  • Best New Vertical or Brand

    Awarding a new brand that has best displayed excellence through unwavering editorial quality and impressive growth over time.

  • Best Use of Live new

    Awarding the live streaming video strategy that was successful in reaching the existing audience and attracting new viewers for a brand or publisher.

  • Digital Product of the Year new

    Awarding a product (podcast, website, app, newsletter, etc.) that has successfully met company objectives on a digital platform.

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  • Platform Categories:

  • Best Use of Technology

    Awarding the most successful use of technology for the enhancement of user experience and content distribution.

  • Adtech Platform of the Year new

    Awarding the adtech platform that has been most effective in supporting advertisers and publishers in managing digital advertising campaigns.

  • Video Platform of the Year new

    Awarding a video syndication technology that has been most successful in delivering video across platforms.

  • Publisher Platform of the Year new

    Awarding a technology that is successful in helping publishers improve their business through advertising and/or content distribution.



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  • Team Categories:

  • Video Team of the Year new

    Honoring the video team that has best displayed excellence through producing and promoting video and visual journalism.

  • Editorial Team of the Year new

    Honoring the editorial team that has delivered the highest quality reporting in pursuit of their editorial mission.

  • Branded Content Team of the Year

    Honoring a publisher or brand’s in-house studio who has consistently produced high-performing campaigns for its clients.

  • Partnership of the Year new

    Awarding the partnership that has been most effective in achieving a client’s objective.

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  • Grand Prix Categories:

  • Publisher of the Year

    Honoring a publisher that best displays original thinking, creativity and overall excellence in its approach to publishing and media.

  • Changemaker of the Year new

    Honoring the company changing European media through an original approach to a long-standing process, product or strategy.

  • The Digiday Award new

    Chosen by the Digiday editorial team, this award honors a leading individual in European media who has been instrumental in creating positive change for the industry.

2019 Judges


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