Digital Edge Award Finalists

This year brought a record number of entries to the Digital Edge Awards (“The Edgies”). The finalists are…

 

Most Innovative Multimedia Storytelling

Circ. less than 75,000

24 Hours in Lawrence (LJWorld.com/The Lawrence Journal-World)

FGCU Interactive (NaplesNews.com/Naples Daily News)

John Couey Trial Coverage (Ocala.com/The Ocala Star-Banner)

 

Circ. 75,000 – 250,000

Broken Trust (Sarasota Herald-Tribune)

Clearing the Air (NewsOK.com/The Oklahoman)

Cold Case (NewsOK.com/The Oklahoman)

Oklahoma – A Century in the Making (NewsOK.com/The Oklahoman)

Virginia Tech Multimedia Coverage (Roanoke.com/The Roanoke Times)

 

Circ. more than 250,000

A People Torn (StarTribune.com/The Star Tribune)

Dodging Doomsday (ChicagoTribune.com/Tribune Interactive)

The Crossing (RockyMountainNews.com/Rocky Mountain News)

Walter Reed and Beyond and OnBeing (washingtonpost.com)

 

Most Innovative Use of Interactive Media

Circ. less than 75,000

CapeCast (Cape Cod Online/Cape Cod Media Group)

NHPrimary.com (The Telegraph)

PigskinReview.com (Amarillo Globe-News)

Studio55 (NaplesNews.com/Naples Daily News)

 

Circ. 75,000 – 250,000

CrimeTracker (The Commercial Appeal)

Space Interactives (FLAToday.com/Florida Today)

Ultimate Local Band Site and Text Voting Contest (tbt*/Tampa Bay Times)

 

Circ. more than 250,000

Brett Favre Touchdown Database (JSOnline.com/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

CinciNavigator and the Cincinnati.com Data Center (Cincinnati.com/The Cincinnati Enquirer)

The Issues Tracker and HD Video Podcasts (washingtonpost.com)

 

Most Innovative Visitor Participation

Circ. less than 75,000

Creating a Two-Way Conversation with Our Community (Savannahnow.com/Savannah Morning News)

Local Information Network (The Victoria Advocate)

Zoom.Gainesville.com (Gainesville.com/The Gainesville Sun)

 

Circ. 75,000 – 250,000

KnoxNews.com: School Matters (Knoxnews.com/Knoxville News Sentinel)

Oklahoma World War II Stories (NewsOK.com/The Oklahoman)

Polkvoice.com (The Lakeland Ledger)

Tampa Bay Area Artists’ Database (TBO.com)

 

Circ. more than 250,000

CincyMoms.com (The Cincinnati Enquirer)

Chicago Tribune Video Chats (ChicagoTribune.com/Tribune Interactive)

Mile High Mamas (The Denver Post)

 

Best Local Guide or Entertainment Site

Circ. less than 75,000

CoastalBeat.com (Scripps Newspaper Group – Florida)

Lawrence.com (The World Co.)

SouthCoast247.com (South Coast Media Group/Ottoway Newspapers)

Circ. 75,000 – 250,000

Austin360.com (The Austin American-Statesman)

AZNightBuzz (Arizona Daily Star)

Spokane7.com (The Spokesman-Review)

 

Circ. more than 250,000

AZCentral.com Entertainment Channel (The Arizona Republic)

Vita.mn (The Star Tribune)

Best Local Shopping and Directory Strategy*

 

Best Digital Advertising Program*

Circ. 75,000 – 250,000

Online Carousel Ad (The Dayton Daily News)

Oklahoma Red Hawks (NewsOK.com/The Oklahoman)

 

Circ. more than 250,000

CincinnatiUSA.com Expansion and Redesign (The Cincinnati Enquirer)

Homepage Experience Campaign (The Star Tribune)

 

Best Digital Classified Innovation*

Circ. 75,000 – 250,000

Increase Renewals with Automated E-mails (The Palm Beach Post)
North Jersey Homes (North Jersey Media Group, Trulia)

 

Best Design and Site Architecture

Circ. less than 75,000

209vibe.com (The Stockton Record)

Caller.com (Corpus Christi Caller-Times)

CJOnline.com (The Topeka Capital-Journal)
LJWorld.com (The Lawrence Journal-World/The World Co.)

Prepzone (NaplesNews.com/Naples Daily News)

Savannahnow.com (Savannah Morning News)

 

Circ. 75,000 – 250,000

DaytonDailyNews.com (Dayton Daily News)

Knoxnews.com (Knoxville News Sentinel)

Quickdfw.com (The Dallas Morning News Co.)

Varsity845 (Times Herald-Record)

 

Circ. more than 250,000

MetroMix New York (Tribune Co.)

washingtonpost.com (washingtonpost.com)

 

Best Overall News Site

Circ. less than 75,000

LJWorld.com (The Lawrence Journal-World/The World Co.)

NaplesNews.com (Naples Daily News/Scripps Newspaper Group)

NashuaTelegraph.com (The Telegraph)

 

Circ. 75,000 – 250,000

CommercialAppeal.com (The Commercial Appeal)

FresnoBee.com (The Fresno Bee)

KnoxNews.com (Knoxville News Sentinel)

Statesman.com (The Austin American-Statesman)

 

Circ. more than 250,000

PolitiFact.com (St. Petersburg Times/Congressional Quarterly)

StarTribune.com (The Star Tribune)

washingtonpost.com (Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive)