Up for 3 Edgies!

The Newspaper Association of America announced its Digital Edge Award finalists this afternoon and knoxnews is a finalist in three categories!

Most Innovative Visitor Participation

Circ. 75,000 – 250,000
KnoxNews.com: School Matters (Knoxnews.com/Knoxville News Sentinel)
Oklahoma World War II Stories (NewsOK.com/The Oklahoman)
Polkvoice.com (The Lakeland Ledger)
Tampa Bay Area Artists’ Database (TBO.com)

Best Design and Site Architecture

Circ. 75,000 – 250,000
DaytonDailyNews.com (Dayton Daily News)
Knoxnews.com (Knoxville News Sentinel)
Quickdfw.com (The Dallas Morning News Co.)
Varsity845 (Times Herald-Record)

Best Overall News Site

Circ. 75,000 – 250,000
CommercialAppeal.com (The Commercial Appeal)
FresnoBee.com (The Fresno Bee)
KnoxNews.com (Knoxville News Sentinel)
Statesman.com (The Austin American-Statesman)

E.W. Scripps has 11 finalists in all for Edgies.

Yes, the categories are still based on print circulation.


  1. Congratulations to you and the Knoxville team. But after all, this is just one more feather in the cap of a paper that has long lead the way in online journalism. I would expect nothing less.
    – Gina

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