Birmingham-based Alabama Media Group (AMG) announced today it is a finalist for several national and international awards highlighting exceptional journalism, thought-leadership and industry best practices. AMG brands and reporting were included in these award categories:
2017 INMA GLOBAL MEDIA AWARDS
The International News Media Association (INMA) announced the shortlist of finalists for their international competition, the Global Media Awards, rewarding audience, revenue and brand development amongst news media companies. The announcement includes 195 finalists in 20 categories and two groups for global/national brands and regional/local brands. More than 830 entries were submitted.
Winners will be announced at the Global Media Awards Ceremony Monday, on June 4, at the Mead Center for American Theater in Washington, D.C. The awards ceremony will be held in conjunction with the 88th Annual INMA World Congress of News Media. AMG brands and projects included in the finalist list include:
- Best Use of Video, Regional/Local Brands, – Reckon by AL.com’s Alabama Senate Editorial Campaign
- Best Launch of a Brand or Product to Create An Audience Segment, Regional/Local Brands, “This is Alabama”
- Best Use of Social Media, Regional/Local Brands, “It’s a Southern Thing”
The International News Media Association (INMA) is a membership organization comprised of leaders from the world’s leading media companies.
2017 SCRIPPS HOWARD AWARDS
The Scripps Howard Foundation is committed to advancing the cause of a free press while building healthy communities. The annual awards honor their mission by highlighting the best of journalism nationwide. Finalists and winners named were selected from 900 entries in 15 categories. AMG was recognized for the following:
- Finalist, Opinion – Walker Stone Award, The Birmingham News’ “Stand for Decency, Reject Roy Moore”
Alabama Media Group is a digitally-focused marketing, news and information company who operates AL.com, one of the country’s largest local websites, produces television and digital video programming, and publishes Alabama’s three most prominent newspapers: The Birmingham News, The Huntsville Times and Mobile’s Press-Register.