Best News Websites

Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best News web site as part of the annual WebAward Competition.  Since 1997, the WebAwards are recognized as the premier industry based Website Award program in the world.

Here is your chance to stand out from your competitors and win the recognition you deserve while receiving valuable independent feedback on your development efforts.

Click here to enter your Website into the Web Marketing Association’s 2017 WebAward Competition.

Best News websites are selected by judges who review the entered websites using the seven criteria below:

  • Design
  • Ease of use
  • Copywriting
  • Interactivity
  • Use of technology
  • Innovation
  • Content

 

As a participant, you will receive:

  • An independent evaluation of your News Website by independent expert judges
  • Valuable feedback to help Benchmark your efforts against other News industry websites.

 

If your site wins recognition with the News WebAward, you will also get:  

  • A beautiful statue or certificate of achievement to display proudly
  • Higher visibility for your company
  • A great marketing opportunity to promote your site to the media
  • Links to your site from the highly ranked WebAward site to help SEO
  • The admiration of peers, friends and co-workers – maybe even a raise!
  • A personal achievement for your resume

Each year the Web Marketing Association's WebAward Competition names the Best News web site.  Best websites are selected by judging the entered websites using seven criteria - design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of technology, innovation and content.  Websites not selected as best News website are also eligible for an Outstanding Website Award or a Standard of Excellence Award.
 

Setting News Trends and making News News

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Entering the WebAwards can help keep you up on News Trends by showing you how other News websites compare to the WebAward standards. You also can make News news if you have the Best News website. News news letters will want to cover you win bringing you additional visibility within your industry.

 

The 2017 Call for Entries is open! This is your opportunity to win the recognition you deserve.

Entering is easy. Simply create a new free Nominator Account or log into an existing Nominator Account. Enter information about your site and the judges do the rest.

Don’t wait enter your website today and win the recognition you deserve!

Click here to enter your Website into the Web Marketing Association’s 2017 WebAward Competition.

You might have the next Best News Web site waiting to be recognized!

Here are the past Best News WebAward winners:

Year  Winner Site Name
2014 NBC Learn NBC Learn K-12
2013 N24 Digital N24
2013 Mindgruve U-T San Diego
2012 Scholastic Inc. Scholastic News Kids Press Corps
2011 ADT Online Marketing Team Home Security Source Website Redesign
2010 NBC Learn NBC News Archives On Demand
2010 The Cincinnati Enquirer Cincinnati.Com
2009 BusinessWeek Business Exchange
2009 NavigationArts Charlotte Observer
2008 NBC News iCue
2008 Variety.com Variety.com
2007 Slate Magazine Slate Magazine
2007 Forward Association TheJewishDailyForward.Com
2006 Avenue A | Razorfish NYTimes.com
2005 BusinessWeek Online BusinessWeek Online
2005 Variety.com
2004 CNET News.com staff CNET News.com
2004 Jim Woodward Christian Science Monitor
2003 ABCNEWS.com ABCNEWS.com
2003 The Wall Street Journal Online

*some URLs may no longer be valid, especially for older WebAward winners.

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