Early-Bird Deadline for the Digital Publishing Awards

Early-birds, you’re almost out of time—our discount comes to an end this Friday! If you want to save $25 per entry, be sure to make your submission(s) by midnight (ET) on January 25th. After that, entry fees will be $125 each.

All Canadian digital publications and digital creators are welcome to enter the awards. Many of the categories have a $500 cash prize for the gold winner, while our national publicity efforts promote all finalists and winners. Placing in the Digital Publishing Awards means getting your work read and recognized.

What’s more, the submission process is simple: review the categories, then click here to access the online submissions portal, and follow the steps provided. (Freelancers, remember that we also offer the freelancer support fund.)

Any and all questions can be sent to info@digital publishingawards.ca.

Work from 2018 that falls into the business-to-business category can be entered in the inaugural National Magazine Awards: B2B. The final deadline for the NMA: B2B program is February 1, 2019.

Call for Entries: 2019 Digital Publishing Awards

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The NMAF is pleased to announce the Call for Entries for the 2019 Digital Publishing Awards, honouring the best of the Canadian digital publishing industry. Digital publishers and creators will be recognized in 23 different categories, with awards for individual creators and editorial teams. Submissions will be accepted starting January 2, 2019, and the deadline is February 1, 2019 at midnight ET.

Writers, photographers, videographers, and other content creators whose work appeared in a Canadian digital publication in 2018 can submit to the DPA individual categories. Awards for individual creators include a cash prize of $500.

2019 Categories

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Freelancer Support Fund 

Freelance creators can submit their first two DPA entries at a 50% discount thanks to our Freelancer Support Fund.

Rules and Judging

Please see the DPA Rules for a complete guide to eligible content and publications. Note that to be eligible for the DPAs, a digital publication must have a permanent editorial staff in Canada, and be published in either English, French, or both languages. Publications do not need to be exclusively digital to be eligible.

For a complete description of judging procedures, please see the DPA Judging Process.

Submissions and Deadline

Submissions can be made online at submissions.digitalpublishingawards.ca. Submit before Friday, January 25, 2019 to be eligible for the Early Bird fee of $100. The final deadline for DPA submissions is Friday, January 31, 2019.

The deadline to nominate someone for the Emerging Excellence Award or the Digital Publishing Leadership Award is Friday, March 1, 2019.

Soirée

Details regarding the 4th annual Digital Publishing Awards soirée will be announced in the spring. For the most up-to-date news, follow us on Twitter.

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Happy Holidays from the Digital Publishing Awards

Copy of #dpa19 (1).pngFrom everyone at the National Media Awards Foundation, have a warm, happy, and healthy holiday season. Our office will be closed on December 25th, December 26th, and January 1st, and the call for entries for the 2019 Digital Publishing Awards will open on January 2nd. The early-bird deadline is January 25, 2019, and the final online submissions deadline is January 31, 2019. May the new year greet you with many great stories waiting to be read!


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