Best News Websites
Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best News web site as part of the annual WebAward Competition. Since 1997, the WebAwards are recognized as the premier industry based Website Award program in the world.
Here is your chance to stand out from your competitors and win the recognition you deserve while receiving valuable independent feedback on your development efforts.
Best News websites are selected by judges who review the entered websites using the seven criteria below:
- Ease of use
- Use of technology
As a participant, you will receive:
- An independent evaluation of your News Website by independent expert judges
- Valuable feedback to help Benchmark your efforts against other News industry websites.
If your site wins recognition with the News WebAward, you will also get:
- A beautiful statue or certificate of achievement to display proudly
- Higher visibility for your company
- A great marketing opportunity to promote your site to the media
- Links to your site from the highly ranked WebAward site to help SEO
- The admiration of peers, friends and co-workers – maybe even a raise!
- A personal achievement for your resume
Each year the Web Marketing Association's WebAward Competition names the Best News
web site. Best websites are selected by judging the entered websites using
seven criteria - design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of
technology, innovation and content. Websites not selected as best News
website are also eligible for an Outstanding Website Award or a Standard of
Setting News Trends and making News News
Entering the WebAwards can help keep you up on News Trends by showing you how other News websites compare to the WebAward standards. You also can make News news if you have the Best News website. News news letters will want to cover you win bringing you additional visibility within your industry.
The 2023 WebAward competition has ended. Please add your name to our mailing list to be notified about WebAward 2024.
Here are the past Best News WebAward winners:
|2021||Hong Kong Trade Development Council||NewsBites|
|2018||OpenRoad Communications||UBC News Redesign|
|2017||Perspective-Media LTD||The Perspective|
|2014||NBC Learn||NBC Learn K-12|
|2013||Mindgruve||U-T San Diego|
|2012||Scholastic Inc.||Scholastic News Kids Press Corps|
|2011||ADT Online Marketing Team||Home Security Source Website Redesign|
|2010||NBC Learn||NBC News Archives On Demand|
|2010||The Cincinnati Enquirer||Cincinnati.Com|
|2007||Slate Magazine||Slate Magazine|
|2006||Avenue A | Razorfish||NYTimes.com|
|2005||BusinessWeek Online||BusinessWeek Online|
|2004||CNET News.com staff||CNET News.com|
|2004||Jim Woodward||Christian Science Monitor|
|2003||The Wall Street Journal Online|
*some URLs may no longer be valid, especially for older WebAward winners.
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