CNN Digital has been awarded with two Eppy's, given out annually by Editor and Publisher. Honoring the best in digital media, the Eppy awards are now in their 20th year and are bestowed across 31 diverse categories.
The winning entries were:
All winners will receive an engraved award.
Last night, the Missouri School of Journalism awarded the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism to CNN Digital.
The prestigious award has been given out annually since 1930 to outstanding journalists, advertising and public relations practitioners, business people, institutions and media organizations from around the world.
Previous recipients include CNN’ers Bernard Shaw (1992), Judy Woodruff (1993), Christiane Amanpour (1999) and Ted Turner won on behalf of CNN in 1987. These former recipients join others like Tom Brokaw, Sir Winston Churchill and Gloria Steinem.
Editor-in-chief of CNN Digital, Meredith Artley (alumna, BJ 1995), accepted the award on behalf of CNN Digital.
CNN will offer a live stream of the Democratic Presidential Primary Candidates Debate on Tuesday, October 13, from 8p to 11p ET. All users will be able to watch live CNN TV online and on their mobile devices without logging in. This live event will give viewers access to the debate across all platforms to showcase the value of TV Everywhere. Users can login now to gain access to stories leading up to next week’s debate.
The CNN live stream will be available on CNN.com’s Home Page and across its mobile platforms.
About TV Everywhere
CNN Worldwide was the first U.S. news organization to stream its full CNN and HLN networks online and on Apple devices in real-time, including commercials. CNN’s TV Everywhere option is available in over 86 million homes and with more than 350 distribution partners. In the first three quarters of 2015, CNN’s TVE platforms delivered a combined 14 million hours of video content, up 50% vs. the same time last year. (Source: Adobe, Bango 2015)
Pioneers is a new Digital Studios series that rolls out today across CNN’s digital platforms. This seven-week series will include original video reporting, articles and photo galleries about the people who are on the cutting edge of science, technology and medicine – making the unimaginable possible and coming up with solutions to impossible problems. Today’s story focuses on Organoids, lab-grown mini organs that scientists develop from skin cells in order to fight disease without risking human life.
Other topics in the series will include carbon sequestration, making fusion a reality and mining asteroids to create rocket fuel.
Following the release of iOS 9, users will now be able to access CNN on Apple News. CNN will be providing many of its signature news and enterprises stories to the app daily, including content from CNNMoney, CNN Politics and CNN Style. With the help of Apple’s unique publishing tools, CNN will also hand-craft feature stories blending photos, videos and animations to produce immersive, interactive experiences. Users will be able to explore CNN content in the app or choose the CNN channel from the favorites section. CNN stories will also be available to search and save.
"For the last 18 months in a row, CNN has had the No. 1 iPhone news app,” said CNN Chief Product Officer Alex Wellen. "Apple News enables us to dramatically increase CNN's reach further with a bespoke experience around our original, global, multimedia reporting and storytelling.”
1080p HD Video Resolution Creates Exclusive News Experience
CNN and Samsung Electronics America announced a broad agreement to partner on an exclusive news experience for Samsung mobile device owners. Combining Samsung’s Super AMOLED displays, CNN’s premium news video and a commitment from both companies to develop cooperatively, the CNN experience for Samsung will be available for users of the latest Samsung smartphone, tablet and wearable devices. In addition, both companies agree to co-develop more unique experiences across Samsung’s product portfolio.
“Mobile consumption now drives the majority of CNN’s digital traffic,” said CNN Chief Product Officer Alex Wellen, “By partnering deeply with Samsung, we are bringing CNN’s original video storytelling to millions of new mobile devices through a variety of signature, breathtaking digital experiences.”