2019 LATAM Digital Media Awards

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2019 LATAM Digital Media Awards

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About the LATAM Digital Media Awards

These awards, presented by WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, recognise news media companies and entities affiliated with the news media industry within the region which have adopted digital media and mobile strategies as part of their total product offering to meet the major changes in how people consume news and information today.


Registration is now closed!

Finalists will be announced on September 4

 The winners of this edition will automatically compete at WAN-IFRA's 2020 World Digital Media Awards competition with the winners of regional contests in Africa, Asia, South Asia, Europe, Middle East and North America. The World Awards will be delivered during WAN-IFRA's World News Media Congress.



April 10 - Registration opens
July 17 - Registration closes
July 24 - Deadline to upload projects and complete participation fee
Sept 4 - Finalists announced
Nov 12 - Awarding ceremony during #DML19




Last year's winners include:



These awards are open to news media companies and entities affiliated with the news media industry actively operating within the region. Entries must be prepared and uploaded by the news media organisation, news media organisation representative, advertising agency, or public relations firm working on the company's behalf. International media may apply as long as it has active operations within Latin America.

The competition is open to any project published or being held between May 2018 and July 2019.


  • Special Recognition to the Best Digital Journalism Project

    *Internal Nomination*
  • Best News Website or Mobile Service


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

  • Best Use of Online Video
 (including VR)


  • Best Data Visualisation

  • Best Digital News Start-up

  • Best in Social Media Engagement

  • Best Native Advertising / Branded Content Campaign

  • Best Paid Content Strategy (incl. pay wall, membership or crowd funding models)

  • Best Digital Marketing Campaign for News Brand

  • Best Digital Project to Engage Younger and/or Millennial Audiences


2019 LATAM Digital Media Awards