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PBS, Member Stations and Producers Score a Combined 15 Webby Nominations and 11 Honoree Recognitions
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On April 8, International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) announced the nominees of the 18th annual Webby Awards– the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. PBS received nine Webby Award nominations and four Honoree designations in the categories listed below. PBS member stations and producers together earned six nominations and seven Honoree recognitions.

“PBS, our producers and member stations continue to innovate and experiment in the digital space to engage and inform audiences online,” said Ira Rubenstein, Senior Vice President and General Manager, PBS Digital. “I am incredibly proud of all of our nominees and honorees who are producing some of the best content available on the Web.”

Cast your vote for the best of the web for the People’s Voice now through April 24, 2014. Winners will be announced April 29, 2014.


Best Practices: PBS Video
Media Streaming: PBS Video
Sports: FRONTLINE Concussion Watch
Corporate Communications: MAKERS
Religion & Spirituality: Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Mobile & Apps
Entertainment: PBS KIDS Video
Best Use of Device Camera: THIRTEEN Cyberchase Shape Quest

Online Film & Video
How-to & DIY: PBS Food
How-to & DIY: Shanks FX
Best Web Personality/Host: PBS Idea Channel
First Person: PBS Idea Channel
Video Remixes/Mashups: Thru Tokyo
Individual Episode: Girl Model

Education & Discovery: MAKERS


Online Film & Video – Technology: Everything But the News
Online Film & Video – How-to & DIY: PBS Parents How to Make Kimbap
Online Film & Video – How-to & DIY: Kitchen Vignettes
News & Politics: Individual Episode: PBS NewsHour – What does a ‘flipped’ classroom look like?
Web – Youth: PBS KIDS Writers Contest website
Web – Television: WNET –
Mobile & Apps – Entertainment: WNET Thirteen Explore iPad App
Mobile & Apps – Guides/Ratings/Reviews: WNET NYC-ARTS iPhone App
Mobile & Apps – Education & Reference: Sesame Workshop Sesame Street Family Play
Social – Celebrity/Fan: FRONTLINE Fan Friday