CONGRATULATIONS ON BEING NAMED A WEBBY WINNER THIS YEAR! A press release is a great way to spread the word of your incredible achievement.
Contact: (Spokesperson name)
Email: (Spokesperson email)
[WINNER NAME] NAMED BEST [Category] [Type: Websites, Film & Video, Advertising, Media & PR, Mobile Sites & Apps, Social, Podcasts & Digital Audio, or Games] IN THE 22nd ANNUAL WEBBY AWARDS; [Entry title] Tops the Shortlist for International Awards Honoring Best of Internet; Ceremony will be available to watch on WebbyAwards.com at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
[CITY, STATE] — [Date XX] – [Winner Name] announced today that it has been named the Best [category] [Websites, Film & Video, Advertising, Media & PR, Mobile Sites & Apps, Social, Podcasts & Digital Audio, or Games] in the 22nd Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet. IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of digital industry experts, including Lyft CEO Logan Green, Girls Who Code Founder Reshma Saujani, Gimlet Media CEO Alex Blumberg, Instagram’s Eva Chen, CNN host Van Jones, Internet inventor Vint Cerf, and Playmatics CEO Margaret Wallace.
[DESCRIPTION OF WINNER]
“[Winner Name] has set the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said Claire Graves, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “This award is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.”
[QUOTE FROM WINNER SPOKESPERSON]
[Winner Name] will be honored at the star-studded Webby Awards ceremony on Monday May 14, 2018, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, where winners will have an opportunity to deliver one of The Webby Awards’ famous 5-Word Speeches. Notable 5-Word Speeches include: Steve Wilhites “It’s Pronounced ‘Jif’ not ‘Gif’”; Bjork’s “A.E.I.O.U”; and The Women’s March, “Women, look what we did!” Fans can watch the show highlights on The Webby Awards YouTube channel. A full list of both The Webby Awards and Webby People’s Voice Winners can be found at webbyawards.com/winners.
[INSERT WINNER BOILERPLATE/GENERAL DESCRIPTION ABOUT YOUR WEBSITE/ORGANIZATION HERE]
About The Webby Awards:
Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Film & Video, Advertising, Media & PR, Mobile Sites & Apps, Social, Podcasts & Digital Audio, and Games. Established in 1996, The Webby Awards received more than 13,000 entries from all 50 states and 70 countries worldwide this year. The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: YouTube, HBO, WP Engine, Vitamin T, EY, YouGov, PUBLIC, The Hollywood Reporter, WNYC Studios, Digiday, Glixel, Product Hunt, and Social Media Week.