Globe and Mail and Brandon Sun win 2016 EPPY Awards as lone Canadian winners

eppyawards2016-inThe EPPY Awards, presented by Editor & Publisher Magazine, 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. EPPY winners receive an engraved award recognizing their achievement and will be included in press releases, along with being acknowledged in Editor & Publisher Magazine.

We congratulate this year’s winners (please note that some categories were tied), especially Canadian winners The Globe and Mail (Toronto) and the Brandon Sun (Brandon, Manitoba):

  • Best News Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: The Wall Street Journal.
  • Best News Website with under 1 million unique monthly visitors: ExpressNews.com – San Antonio Express-News.
  • Best Daily Newspaper Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: globeandmail.com – The Globe and Mail
  • Best Daily Newspaper Website with under 1 million unique monthly visitors: The Hutchinson News.
  • Best Weekly or Non-Daily Newspaper Website with under 1 million unique monthly visitors (TIE): Sonoma Index Tribune. Las Vegas Weekly.
  • Best Business/Finance Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: CNNMoney.
  • Best Business/Finance Website with under 1 million unique monthly visitors: GOBankingRates.com.
  • Best Sports Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: ESPN.
  • Best Sports Website with under 1 million unique monthly visitors: JR Radcliffe – Now Media Group.
  • Best Spanish-Language Newspaper Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: Univision Noticias – Univision.
  • Best Investigative/Enterprise Feature on a Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: The Drone Papers – The Intercept.
  • Best Investigative/Enterprise Feature on a Website with under 1 million unique monthly visitors – Trapped in a dying body: How ALS robbed Walter Root (San Antonio Express-News).
  • Best Collaborative Investigative/Enterprise Reporting with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over – The Panama Papers: Politicians, Criminals and the Rogue Industry That Hides Their Cash (The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and more than 100 others).
  • Best Collaborative Investigative/Enterprise Reporting with under 1 million unique monthly visitors – ASPIREist Media & Efran Films.
  • Best News or Event Feature with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over (TIE): Homicide’s toll on a mid-size city – Chattanooga Times Free Press. Foreign Influence – The Intercept.
  • Best News or Event Feature with under 1 million unique monthly visitors: Twist of Fate CJOnline.
  • Best Business Reporting on a Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: The Business of Guns – CNN Money.
  • Best Business Reporting on a Website with under 1 million unique monthly visitors: Shortcut to the American Dream – Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
  • Best Magazine on a Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: Bloomberg Businessweek.
  • Best Magazine on a Website with under 1 million unique monthly visitors : Nieman Reports.
  • Best Innovation Project with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: 2050 Demographics – The Staff of The Wall Street Journal.
  • Best Innovation Project with under 1 million unique monthly visitors: ASPIREist.
  • Best Use of Data/Infographics with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: The Visuals Staff of The Wall Street Journal.
  • Best Use of Data/Infographics with under 1 million unique monthly visitors: The Center for Public Integrity.
  • Best Community Service on a Media-Affiliated Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over (TIE): The Poverty Puzzle – Chattanooga Times Free Press. Fentanyl – The Globe and Mail.
  • Best Community Service on a Media-Affiliated Website with under 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: ASPIREist
  • Best Use of Social Media/Crowd Sourcing with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: Love Story – CNN Worldwide.
  • Best Use of Social Media/Crowd Sourcing with under 1 million unique monthly visitors: Temple DNC News, Temple University, Department of Journalism.
  • Best Mobile App with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: AP News – The Associated Press.
  • Best News or Event Feature Video with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: Nigeria – An Economy Divided (CNN Worldwide).
  • Best News or Event Feature Video with under 1 million unique monthly visitors : The Knights of D-Day – The Brandon Sun.
  • Best Sports Video on a Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: NBCNews.com – Refugee Olympic Team Profile (NBC News Digital).
  • Best Sports Video on a Website with under 1 million unique monthly visitors: Water polo? No, it’s underwater rugby! – Yahoo Singapore.
  • Best Investigative/Enterprise Video with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: A Year in Space – TIME.
  • Best Investigative/Enterprise Video with under 1 million unique monthly visitors : ASPIREist.
  • Best Webcast with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: Live Political Happy Hour with Joshua Miller – The Boston Globe.
  • Best Webcast with under 1 million unique monthly visitors: Agland podcast – The Hutchinson News.
  • Best Photojournalism of a Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over – No Safe Place: Afghans risked their lives for U.S., now struggle in Sacramento (The Sacramento Bee).
  • Best Overall Website Design with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: Bloomberg News.
  • Best Redesign/Relaunch with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: Verywell.
  • Best Redesign/Relaunch with under 1 million unique monthly visitors: InsideClimate News.
  • Best User Experience with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: AJC.com – The Atlanta Journal Constitution.
  • Best Online Media Kit with under 1 million unique monthly visitors: OnMilwaukee.
  • Best Online Advertising/Marketing Campaign with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: The AJC Atlanta Newcomer’s Guide – Cox Media Group/The Atlanta Journal Constitution.
  • Best Online Advertising/Marketing Campaign with under 1 million unique monthly visitors: CONVERS.O.S (Converts) – TyC Sports.
  • Best Business Blog with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: Gen Y Money – The Globe and Mail.
  • Best News/Political Blog with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept.
  • Best News/Political Blog with under 1 million unique monthly visitors: David W. Moore – iMediaEthics.
  • Best College/University Newspaper Website: NYCity News Service – CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.
  • Best College/University News or Event Feature: The End – NYCity News Service Staff.
  • Best College/University Investigative or Documentary Feature: News21 Voting Wars – Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, Arizona State University.

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Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.