Channel 4, Sky, The Guardian, Times and BBC have today been announced among the finalists for the 2014 Online Media Awards.
Cision is one of the sponsors of the awards, which recognises the best and the boldest of online news-based creativity.
Gordon Young, the Awards’ founder and current PPA Editor of the Year said: ‘The Online Media Awards has very quickly established itself as an important annual event among the world’s leading online media brands. As the only awards scheme that focuses solely online, we’re delighted to be shining a light on the tremendous work being delivered by the digital writers and publishers and giving them the credit they so richly deserve.’
Entries were judged by a strong international panel including Anne Driscol, a journalist who has written for the New York Times, Boston Globe, Huffington Post and People magazine; Bill Hagerty, chairman of British Journalism Review; Nick Wrenn VP, CNN International Digital Services; Raymond Snoddy OBE, journalist, presenter and author; Chris Boffey former news editor at the Sunday and Daily Mirror, The Sunday Telegraph and The Observer and David Mill, former editor Online Editor of the Daily Record and Sunday Mail, to name a few.
The winners will be announced on 11 June at the Marriott Grosvenor Hotel, London. Meanwhile, the 2014 Online Media Awards shortlist can be found here.