LATAM Digital Media Awards 2018

LATAM Digital Media Awards 2018

15 Nov 2018









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The fourth edition of the LATAM Digital Media Awards is here!

A big thanks to all the participants of WAN-IFRA’s LATAM Digital Media Awards 2018 and to our international jury for their neat evaluation work! 


 Check out the finalists' projects!


In this edition:

- 64 companies from 15 countries participated.

- 115 projects were presented.

- Four new categories were launched.

- With media companies from 10 countries still in the competition, it is the most diverse and international finalist round.

- The jury was composed of 12 members, which made it the most numerous and international one ever.

- As requested by the jury and in recognition of the excellence showed in digital journalism projects a special jury award was created for the Best Digital Journalism Project. Three projects that originally competed in other categories were selected as finalists.

- Brazilian media companies come in strong and are present as finalists in all 10 categories.

- For the first time, Uruguayan and Venezuelan media companies are among the finalists.

- The various presidential elections in the region resulted in a significant number of projects related to electoral coverage and fact-checking.





These are the key dates of the competition:

13 Feb - Registration opens
28 May - Registration closes
4 Jun - Deadline to upload projects and complete participation fee
18 Jul - Finalists announced
15 Nov - Awarding ceremony during #DML18


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  • Best News Website or Mobile Service

  • Best in Lifestyle, Sports, Entertainment Website or Mobile Services

  • Best Use of Online Video
 (including VR)

  • Best Data Visualization

  • Best Reader Revenue Initiative

  • Best Branded Content Project

  • Best Digital News Start-up

  • Best in Social Media Engagement

  • Best Digital Marketing Campaign

  • Best Innovation to Engage Youth Audiences


Relive the 2017 LATAM Awards!

The third edition of the LATAM Digital Media Awards was the most competitive with a record participation of 128 projects, presented by 47 companies from 12 countries. 


Discover the winners!


The 2017 edition winners were announced during WAN-IFRA's Digital Media LATAM Conference 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 15th. 

They represented the best of the Latinamerican digital media/news industry competing against their peers from the African, Asian, European, Indian, Middle Eastern, and North American editions in WAN-IFRA's World Digital Media Awards.


Watch the finalists' videos!

LATAM Digital Media Awards 2018