The Guardian has won two WAN-IFRA World Digital Media Awards – Best News Website or Mobile Service and Best Paid Content Strategy – in an announcement from WAN-IFRA today (Wednesday 21 October).
The WAN-IFRA World Digital Media Awards showcase ground-breaking innovation in digital publishing worldwide, with winners drawn from WAN-IFRA’s 2019/2020 Digital Media Award regional editions across Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, North America and South Asia.
The Guardian won the coveted Best News Website or Mobile Service category, with the judges commenting that the Guardian’s website experience is “first class” and features “excellent reporting”. The judges added that: “the Guardian not only sets the gold standard for European news websites, but the world by rolling out many innovations in such an important year.”
The Guardian also won the Best Paid Content Strategy category, with the judges praising the Guardian’s “innovative [reader] revenue model”, which it “continues to innovate around to ensure members stay engaged.”
A full list of winners can be found here.