EPPY Awards deadline for entries extended to September 15

eppyawardsextension-inThe EPPY Awards, presented by Editor & Publisher, honour the best media-affiliated websites across 31 diverse categories. Now in its 21st year, this international contest has broadened its scope to keep up with the ever-changing Internet industry. The previous deadline for submissions to the 2016 Awards was August 26. That has now been extended to Thursday, September 15. The winners of the 2016 EPPY Awards will be announced on editorandpublisher.com on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. In addition to presenting awards to the media industry, the EPPY Awards recognize excellence in college and university journalism with awards being given in three different categories, including Best College Newspaper Website. Entries are judged by a panel of experts in the media industry, chosen by the staff of Editor & Publisher.

2016 EPPY Award Categories

  • Best News Website
  • Best Mobile App
  • Best Daily Newspaper Website
  • Best News or Event Feature Video
  • Best Weekly or Non-Daily Newspaper Website
  • Best Sports Video on a Website
  • Best Business/Finance Website
  • Best Investigative/Enterprise Video
  • Best Sports Website
  • Best Webcast
  • Best Spanish-Language News Website
  • Best Photojournalism on a Website
  • Best Investigative/Enterprise Feature on a Website
  • Best Overall Website Design
  • Best Collaborative Investigative/Enterprise Reporting
  • Best Redesign/Relaunch
  • Best News or Event Feature on a Website
  • Best User Experience
  • Best Business Reporting on a Website
  • Best Online Media Kit
  • Best Digital Magazine on a Website
  • Best Online Advertising/Marketing Campaign
  • Best Innovation Project on a Website
  • Best Business Blog
  • Best Use of Data/Infographics on a Website
  • Best News/Political Blog
  • Best Community Service on a Media-Affiliated Website
  • Best College/University Websites
  • Best Use of Social Media/Crowd Sourcing

For more information please contact: martha@editorandpublisher.com or visit http://www.eppyawards.com/Content/Contest_Rules-3-.aspx.


Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.