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PR New's Digital PR Awards celebrates the year's most outstanding digital communicators and campaigns in a variety of media such as video, website design, mobile apps and more. If you or your organization executed a campaign that turned heads, generated clicks, drove revenue or inspired your audience, we want to hear about it.

The winners of this program represent the digital trail-blazers of the industry. The winners will be honored at an awards luncheon in November in New York City. Gain some recognition for your digital efforts and start an entry today!

Awards Timeline

Entry Deadline:
July 14, 2017

Late Deadline:
July 21, 2017

Awards Luncheon:
November 8 in New York City

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  • Annual Report
  • Blog
  • Cause marketing/CSR
  • Contest/Game
  • Crisis Management
  • Digital Marketing Campaign (100 K and Under)
  • Digital Marketing Campaign (100K - 200K)
  • Digital Marketing Campaign (200K-500K)
  • Digital Marketing Campaign (500K+)
  • Digital PR Campaign
  • Email Newsletter
  • Employee Communications Online
  • Facebook Communications
  • Influencer Communications
  • Instagram Communications
  • Intranet
  • Listening Campaign
  • Location-Based Digital
  • Media Relations Campaign
  • Microsite/Custom Site
  • Mobile App
  • Most Engaged Brand
  • New Digital Service/Product
  • New Site
  • Online Community
  • Online Newsroom
  • Public Affairs Campaign
  • Redesign/Relaunch of Site
  • Snapchat Communications
  • Twitter Communications
  • Video
  • Viral Campaign
  • WOW! Campaign
A PR agency that has become synonymous over the past year with the innovative use of social media, web sites, email, blogs, etc., on behalf of clients. Client testimonials are encouraged.
A PR team that over the past year has exhibited consistent innovation and success on digital channels. Individual team members should be named and their roles should be described.
A communications professional who has successfully conceived and executed digital PR or marketing campaigns on behalf of his or her organization or clients over the past year and, in doing so, has revolutionized that organization’s approach to communications in the mobile & social era.

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Deadlines & Fees

Entry Deadline: Friday, July 14, 2017
Late Entry Deadline: Friday, July 21, 2017
(All entries must be submitted by Friday, July 21, 2017 to be considered.)

Finalists will be notified in early fall 2017 and honored in November 2017.

The price of each primary entry is $425. If you submit the same entry into multiple campaign categories, each additional entry will receive a $150 discount. Entries submitted between July 15 and July 21, 2017, will have a  $275 late fee added per entry. Payment in full must accompany the entry.

All entries are non-returnable and non-refundable.

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Eligibility Requirements

The Digital PR Awards are open to all organizations worldwide. To be eligible, the campaigns or PR initiatives you are highlighting must have taken place (either in part or in full) between January 1, 2016, and July 14, 2017. Some of the work must have occurred during this time, but it's not necessary for it to be completed during the eligibility period.

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All entries are submitted online here. The online entry portal will walk you through the registration and nomination process. You may upload a word document or PDF that includes the entry information in the "Supporting Materials" section. In the text boxes, please write "See synopsis attached." Preview each category's question form below.

Campaign Categories
Digital Firm of the Year
Digital Communicator of the Year
Digital Team of the Year

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Yes, international entries are accepted for all PR News Awards Programs.
Winners of the Digital PR Awards will be announced at an awards luncheon on  November 8, 2017 in New York City.
Entries are judged by a blue-chip panel of corporate, agency and academic executives as well as by the staff of PR News. We evaluate your entry based on creativity, innovation, sound planning, implementation, and outcomes. The most important criterion is proven success in aligning your strategic objectives with your end goals.
You will be contacted by PR News staff regarding your entry only if you are named a finalist in the award program. Finalists will be notified in early fall 2017 and announced on www.prnewsonline.com.
Yes! It is encouraged. Entries entered in multiple campaign categories will receive a $150 discount per entry. There is no limit to a number of campaigns you can enter.
Emphasize the goals of your campaign as well as your campaign’s achievements in your introduction. Provide as many concrete and specific examples of success as possible, and explain clearly and succinctly your research, planning, implementation and measurement of the campaign or ongoing initiative.

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Past Winners


Submission Questions

For questions about the Digital PR Awards, contact:

Mary-Lou French
[email protected]


For information on sponsoring the Digital PR Awards, contact :

Amy Jefferies
[email protected]