Press Gazette named specialist website of the year - full list of winners from the Online Media Awards

Press Gazette was named specialist website of the year at last night’s Online Media Awards.

This website also received commendations in the investigative journalism and campaign of the year categories for Save Our Sources. And editor Dominic Ponsford was commended in the commentary category.

Vice News UK won the Grand Prix and its editor Alex Miller was named online editor of the year.

Vice also won the breaking news award for its investigation into the Islamic State.

This year the chairman’s award went to Reuters.

The Guardian was named best site for news-led journalism and the BBC News Online was named best natonal/world news website.

Press Gazette publisher Progressive Media picked up one other prize as Economia was named best business/finance website.

Pictured: Press Gazette news editor William Turvill and editor Dominic Ponsford.

 

Full list of winners for the 2015 Online Media Awards
 
Grand Prix
VICE News
 
Chairman’s Award

Reuters
For Water’s Edge
 
Online Editor of the Year

Alex Miller, VICE UK
 
Digital Writer of the Year

Anthony Cuthbertson, International Business Times UK
 
Outstanding Digital Team of the Year
Al Jazeera English
 
Best Site for News-Led Journalism
Theguardian.com
 
Best Specialist Site for Journalism
Press Gazette

Best Local/Regional News Site
The Detail

Best National/World News Site
BBC News Online
 
Best Campaigning/Investigative Journalism
USA TODAY for Fugitives Next Door
 
Best Commentary/Blogging
Channel 4 News for The FactCheck Blog
 
Best Video Journalism
BBC News visual journalism team for The Rise of Islamic State
 
Best Designed Site
The Calvert Journal
 
Best Twitter Feed
Independent Digital News and Media for i100
 
Best Use of Social Media
Yahoo.co.uk for Yahoo Celebrity: The 6-Second Interview (Vine)
 
Best Use of Crowd Sourcing or Citizen Journalism
BBC for BBC NHS Winter
 
Best Brand Development

Independent Digital News and Media for i100
 
Best Commercial Innovation
Financial Times for Time Based Advertising: Cost per Hour (CpH) Attention Metric
 
Best Use of Photography

Al Jazeera English for Portrait of a Yogi
 
Technical Innovation
Al Jazeera English for Palestine Remix
 
Best App
ITV News

Best Freelance Writer
David Owen
 
Best Lifestyle/Leisure News Site
Financial Times for howtospendit.com  
 
Best Business/Finance Site
Progressive Customer Publishing for Economia
 
Best Health/Education News Site
BACP for TherapyToday.net
 
Breaking News Story of the Year
VICE News for The Islamic State
 
Online Editorial Campaign of the Year
Emap for Nursing Times Speak Out Safely Campaign

Best Media Podcast
BBC News online for The Ouch Talk Show

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