First European Digital Media Awards Presented

By: Press Release | WAN-IFRA

Telegraph Media Group in the UK, Verdens Gang in Norway, Dagens Nyheter in Sweden and Kleine Zeitung in Austria are among the winners of the first European Digital Media Awards, presented tonight (15 April) in a ceremony in London by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

The awards, which honour outstanding work in online media, cross-media, online video, infographics, mobile, tablets and social media, were presented to nearly 20 companies and publications. The ceremony was held during Digital Media Europe 2013, WAN-IFRA’s annual digital conference that has attracted more than 250 media executives from 38 countries.

The full list of winners can be found at

“The European Digital Media Awards provide compelling evidence of the innovation and consumer-oriented solutions that are emerging from European publishers,” said Stig Nordqvist, Executive Director of Publishing & Digital for WAN-IFRA. “The winning projects demonstrate how publishers are responding to the changing media habits of their audiences.”

The panel of judges included Mario Garcia, CEO and Founder, García Media, Hans Peter Janisch, design consultant and former international director of the Society for News Design, Anette Novak, Board Member of the World Editors Forum, Peter Ong, CEO, Checkout Australia Pty Ltd in Australia, and Randy Covington, Director, WAN-IFRA Newsplex Training Centre.

Digital Media Europe is WAN-IFRA’s premier digital conference on the continent and the European Media Awards ceremony is one of the highlights of the event. More on Digital Media Europe can be found at

For a calendar of upcoming WAN-IFRA events, please consult

WAN-IFRA, based in Paris, France, and Darmstadt, Germany, with subsidiaries in Singapore and India, is the global organisation of the world’s newspapers and news publishers. It represents more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries. Its core mission is to defend and promote press freedom, quality journalism and editorial integrity and the development of prosperous businesses.

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