The Webby Awards Nominee Press Release Sample

Congratulations on being named a Webby Nominee this year. A press release is a great way to spread the word of your achievement.

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[NAME OF NOMINEE] Nominated For Best [CATEGORY] [Type: Websites; Video; Advertising, Media & PR; Apps, Mobile, and Voice; Social; Podcasts; and Games] In the 24th Annual Webby Awards

Fans Can Vote Online to Help [NOMINEE] Win Internet’s Top Honor: vote.webbyawards.com
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[CITY, STATE] — [Date XX] – [Nominee Name] announced today that it has been nominated for Best [category] [Websites; Video; Advertising, Media & PR; Apps, Mobile, and Voice; Social; Podcasts; and Games] in the 24th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet. IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of Internet industry experts including Instagram Co-founder Kevin Systrom, Mozilla Chairwoman Mitchell Baker, 23andMe Co-Founder and CEO Anne Wojcicki, PBS CEO Paula Kerger, Headspace Founder Andy Puddicombe, The dtx Company Founder Tim Armstrong, News Not Noise Founder Jessica Yellin, R/GA US Chief Creative Officer Tiffany Rolfe, The Ringer Founder Bill Simmons, and Target CMO Rick Gomez, Girls Who Code Founder & CEO Reshma Saujani, and Pineapple Street Media Co-founder Jenna Weiss-Berman.

[DESCRIPTION OF NOMINEE]

“Nominees like [NOMINEE] are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said Claire Graves, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 13,000 entries we received this year.”

[QUOTE FROM NOMINEE SPOKESPERSON]

As a nominee, [NOMINEE] is also eligible to win a Webby People’s Voice Award, which is voted online by fans across the globe. From now until May 8th, [NOMINEE] fans can cast their votes at vote.webbyawards.com[2].

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