Accepting entries for the 2015 America East Digital Media Contest

  • Jan 22, 2015

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Kristin Bleiler
Email: kristinb@pa-news.org
Phone: (717) 703-3069

Accepting entries for the 2015 America East Digital Media Contest 

HARRISBURG, Pa. (January 19, 2015) — Entries are currently being accepted for consideration in the 2015 America East Digital Media Contest. If your news media organization has a website or digital platform that is creative, engaging and award-worthy, now’s the time to prove it! Enter the 2015 Digital Media Contest, held in conjunction with the largest regional conference and trade show for the newspaper industry, America East. Submissions are due by Friday, February 13.  

The Digital Media Contest is open to all news media platforms and provides a valuable learning experience, designed to recognize excellence in the digital realm. Each entrant will receive personalized feedback from contest judges and have the opportunity to meet the judges during an awards presentation on Monday, March 30. Winners are encouraged to showcase their accomplishments in marketing and promotional tools, as well as on their websites.

The 2015 contest features new entry categories, an expanded panel of judges and affordable entry fees.

Contest categories include:
•    Best Overall Digital Experience
•    Best Use of Video  
•    Best Use of Technology on the Web
•    Best Interaction with Readers
•    Best Overall Use of Social Media
•    Best Use of Multimedia
•    Best Revenue Generation Initiative
•    Best Search Presence

For a detailed list of categories, descriptions and entry information, visit the America East website at www.america-east.com.  

About America East:
Held March 30 to April 1 in Hershey, America East is the premiere regional newspaper show on the East Coast, administered by the PNA and several co-sponsoring associations. The 2015 conference promises to deliver sessions for everyone involved with news media organizations and their multimedia projects. America East focuses on maximizing print profit and generating new digital revenue. The three-day conference will provide practical, executable insights into vital media topics, including strategic perspectives, revenue diversification, growing audience, and technology and operations. With its convenient, central location in Hershey, America East is a cost-effective conference with so much to offer. To learn more and to register, visit the America East website, www.america-east.com.  

The PNA, founded in 1925, is the nonprofit trade association for print and online media in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Its mission is to advance the business interests of Pennsylvania news media companies and to promote a free and independent press. It has more than 300 newspaper and media members, including daily, weekly, and college newspapers, and online publications.

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