America East Digital Media Contest Deadline is Feb. 14

By: Press Release | America East

Does your newspaper or news media organization have a website and/or digital platform that is innovative, creative and excels against the rest? If so, don’t miss out on entering the 2014 Digital Media Contest!

Held in conjunction with America East, the Digital Media Contest is the opportunity to highlight your staffs’ hard-work and efforts by recognizing best in class digital platforms, including websites and mobile apps. All digital submissions receive personalized feedback from the contest judges, as well as the opportunity to meet with the judges in person at the awards presentation scheduled on Monday, March 31, during the America East media business and technology conference. 

Contest Categories Include: 

  • Best Overall Website or Digital Platform Category
  • Best Use of Video on a Digital Platform Category - $500 award!  
  • Best Homepage Category
  • Best Use of Technology Category
  • Best Interaction with Readers Category
  • Best Community Website or Digital Platform
  • Best Website or Digital Platform Design Category
  • Best Overall Use of Social Media Category
  • Best Multimedia Category
  • Best Revenue Generation Initiative Category

We are looking for the best, do you have what it takes?

For online entry information and a contest category descriptions, visit the America East website. The deadline to enter is Friday, February 14. Contact Kristin Bleiler at or (717) 703-3069 with any questions. 

About America East:
Save the date for the new America East Media Business and Technology Conference, March 31 – April 2, at the Hershey Lodge & Convention Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. With an anticipated 600+ attendees and 85 exhibitors, it will be the largest newspaper event on the East Coast in 2014. The conference focuses on maximizing print profit and generating new digital revenue. This three-day show will provide practical, executable insights into vital media topics including strategic perspectives, revenue diversification, growing audience, and technology/operations. The show floor offers media business decision makers the opportunity to meet with the largest aggregation of industry suppliers. Affordable registration fees, great networking opportunities and a growing exhibitor floor make this event the go-to conference of 2014!  


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