The Digiday Publishing Awards recognize the companies modernizing digital media. Over the years, these awards have honored leading work from brands, agencies, publishers and tech providers such as The Players' Tribune, Dotdash, NBC News, Purch and more.
The shortlist has officially been announced. You can view the full list of finalists here.
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We look forward to celebrating each finalist and naming winners at our gala on September 12 at Tribeca Rooftop in NYC. Purchase your tickets below to join us as we celebrate you, the best in the industry.
The evening will proceed as follows:
6:30 p.m. - Cocktail Reception
7:30 p.m. - Seated Dinner
8:00 p.m. - Awards Ceremony
9:30 p.m. - Evening Concludes
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New York, NY, 10013
This chic industrial event venue is located in the trendy downtown neighborhood of Tribeca, New York City. Located on a cobblestone street in a 1920's printing press building, the 25ft glass atrium and large windowed walls offer a magnificent view of Manhattan as well as the Hudson River.
Best Branded Content Program - B2C
Awarding a B2C program that has successfully engaged an audience and promoted a brand, product or service across platforms.
Best Branded Content Program - B2B
Awarding a B2B program that has successfully engaged an audience and promoted a brand, product or service across platforms.
Best Live Event
Awarding a live event or series of events that have successfully met or exceeded ticket sales and/or press coverage goals.
Best Brand Partnership
Awarding a brand/publisher partnership that has successfully promoted a brand, product or service across publisher channels.
Best Custom Advertising
Awarding non-standard advertising options that fit seamlessly within the user experience.
Best Mobile Innovation
Awarding a mobile innovation that has successfully enhanced user experience and improved content delivery.
Best Video Series
Awarding a video series that has successfully enhanced storytelling efforts and/or increased audience engagement.
Best User Experience new
Awarding a publishing property that is successful in delivering the best overall user experience through impressive speed and functionality.
Best Overall Design
Awarding a design that is successful in delivering the best overall user experience through its display of content and advertising across devices.
Best Paid Subscription/Membership Product
Awarding a paid subscription/membership product that has successfully increased revenue and/or enhanced audience engagement.
Best Publisher Pivot From Facebook new
Awarding the most successful strategy for a publisher’s pivot away from Facebook to combat algorithm concerns and transparency issues.
Best Use of Snapchat
Awarding the best and most engaging use of Snapchat and its features for overall storytelling and live coverage.
Best Use of Voice
Awarding the best and most engaging use of a voice platform—including, but not limited to Alexa, Google Assistant and/or podcasts—in the enhancement of messaging and audience engagement.
Best Use of a Messenger Bot
Awarding the most successful use of a bot messaging service in the delivery of news and the integration of content across channels.
Best Use of Technology
Awarding the most successful use of technology in the enhancement of user experience and content distribution.
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 Brand Safety Strategy new
Awarding a strategy that has successfully implemented brand-safe ad delivery.
Best Content Studio
Honoring the in-house content marketing team that has successfully met its goals through innovative and engaging production and distribution for its clients.
Publishing Executive of the Year
Honoring the senior publishing executive that has best displayed excellence through outstanding and inspired work in growth initiatives at their company.
Best Millennial Publisher new
Honoring the millennial-focused publisher that has best displayed excellence through successful audience development and/or e-commerce strategy implementation.
Most Influential Publishing Community new
Honoring the publisher that has best displayed excellence through consistently high audience engagement and a strong sense of community built around its content.
Most Modern Legacy Brand new
Honoring the publisher that has most successfully transitioned its legacy brand into the modern era.
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