Vox Media won the Judges’ Choice Publisher of the Year award from Digiday’s Publishing Awards, which honor overall excellence and breakthrough achievement in digital publishing, branded content and advertising technology.
The judges distinguished Vox Media as the most innovative publisher this year, crediting CEO Jim Bankoff for the publisher’s smart use of native advertising and overall methodical expertise in using SB Nation as a starting-off point for the Verge and Polygon, growing the business in a smart way.
AOL took home multiple awards for its efforts with Makers.com, which won Best Editorial Achievement by a Publisher and Best Use of Video by a Publisher, as well as Best Use of Mobile by a Publisher for its Moviefone app. Meanwhile, The Huffington Post took home the award for Best Branded Content Integration by a Publisher.
The Publishing Awards were presented last night at an event in New York hosted by Paul Kotonis, chairman of The International Academy of Web Television.
The 2013 Publishing Award winners are:
Best Advertising Innovation by a Publisher
The Weather Company and Digitas for The Weather Channel mobile, table, online and desktop platforms
Best Branded Content Integration by a Publisher
Huffington Post Media Group for Cisco Impact
Best Editorial Achievement by a Publisher
AOL, for Makers.com
Best Content Marketing Program
IBM, The Digital Influence Group and Skyword for The Midsize Insider
Monetization Technology for a Publisher
LiveRail Video Private Exchange
Best Publishing Technology Innovation
Tynt by 33Across
Best Use of a iPad/Tablet by a Publisher
Best Use of Mobile by a Publisher
AOL for Moviefone iPhone
Best Use of Social Media by a Publisher
BlogHer, Inc. on Pinterest
Best Use of Video by a Publisher
AOL for Makers.com
Most Disruptive Publishing Technology
Adobe for Adobe Digital Publishing Suite
Publisher of the Year
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