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Malayala Manorama bags Asian, World Digital Media awards

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NEW DELHI: Malayala Manorama has won top awards for best news website both in the south Asian and the World Digital Media awards.

Organised by the World Association of Newspapers (WAN-IFRA) with Google, the South Asian awards were presented in Kolkata recently, and the World Digital Media Awards in Vienna earlier this week.

In the World Digital Media awards, there was only one Indian winner – Malayala Manorama of Kottayam in Kerala http://www.manoramaonline.com/

Malayala Manorama is a large regional media house with operations in print, TV, radio, online, mobile & 50+ publications. The company has a journalism legacy that stretches back more than 125 years. 

NDTV Convergence Ltd. won a record 10 awards.

The winners of the inaugural edition of South Asian Digital Media Awards were announced and the winners were presented with trophies at the glittering awards ceremony at the WAN-IFRA in Kolkata. This year, the winners of South Asian Digital Media Awards were chosen from nine categories.

The categories and the winners are:

a) Best News Website      

Gold: www.manoramaonline.com

Silver: www.ndtv.com

Bronze: www.onmanorama.com

Bronze: www.indianexpress.com

Bronze: www.amarujala.com

b) Best New Product

Gold: Gadgets 360, from Red Pixles Ventures

Silver: News Beeps, from NDTV Convergence

Bronze: Vixty app, from NDTV Convergence

c) Best New Mobile Service

Gold: News Republic App

Silver: www.indianexpress.com

Bronze: The Quint

d) Best Digital Advertising Campaign

Gold: The Quint – IAmShatterProof for Motorola

Silver: NDTV Convergence – L’Oreal Paris Women of worth 2016

e) Best Use of Online Video

Gold: The Quint – The Wild West of Utter Pradesh

Silver: NDTV Convergence – Shiksha Ki Ore Campaign

Bronze: NDTV Convergence – L’Oreal Paris Women of worth 2016

f) Best Entertainment & Lifestyle Mobile Service

Silver: NDTV Convergence – Nirmal MyFit100Days

g) Best Entertainment & Lifestyle Website Service

Gold: NDTV Convergence – Nirmal MyFit100Days

Silver: Times Internet – Happytrips.com

h) Best Data Visualisation Project

Bronze: NDTV Convergence – Dettol Banega Swachh India

i) Best Reader Engagement

Gold: The Quint

Silver: The Hindu – sportstarlive.com – Ask Ashwin Contest

Bronze: The Hindu.com – Tamil Nadu Election Campaign 2016`

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