BEST SITE ARCHITECTURE AND OVERALL DESIGN: Runner up
Judge’s Comments: For a site that covers more than 80 schools and seemingly dozens of sports, this home page does a great job of organizing it all so the user can make sense of it, and find anything quickly and easily.
BEST SOCIAL MEDIA INITIATIVE: Runner up
Judge’s Comments: Interesting way to deliver lots of information about bargains and special offers to users.
BEST USE OF MULTIMEDIA: 1st place
Judge’s Comments: An impressive range of video, photos, slideshows, radio programming and more.
BEST OVERALL LOCAL NEWS SITE: 1st place
Judge’s Comments: Nicely designed. Current and frequently updated. A wide range of well-produced content, and photos with many of the articles.
BEST VIDEO INITIATIVE: 1st place – tie
http://www.thisweeknews.com/live/content/video/index.html AND http://www.thisweeknews.com/live/content/thisweeksports/videos/index.html Judge’s Comments: An interesting idea: Put your community reporters on camera for about a minute each week to talk about the stories they're following, their communities and what's going on.