The 2018 African Digital Media Awards finalists have been announced by WAN-IFRA ahead of the award ceremony on 23 November.
Media organisations from six different countries have been included in the shortlist, which includes three new categories for 2018: Best Reader Revenue Initiative, Best Branded Content Project and Best Digital News Startup. Winners of the African Digital Media Awards are automatically entered into the World Digital Media Awards competition.
"We've been excited to see how the African Digital Media Awards have developed over the last 3 years. The quality has always been high — with some going on to beat all competition to a World Award. Fast forward to 2018 and we have a really good mix of grass roots startups as well as big players, and a superb jury,” said Nick Tjaardstra, director Europe & Africa, WAN-IFRA.
The awards will be held at Capital on the Park Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on 23 November 2018 in South Africa.
Africa's media landscape has undergone significant changes since African publishers across the continent gathered for the first Digital Media Africa conference in 2016, and this year's gathering promises to address digital revenue challenges...
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