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E&P and LMC to Host “EPPYs LIVE” to Announce 2020 EPPY Award Winners and Finalists!

Free Live Broadcast: Tuesday, October 27th at Noon ET Register at EPPYawards.com

Now in its 25th year, the Editor and Publisher (E&P) EPPY Awards celebrate the best in digital media across 38 diverse categories. “This was our biggest ‘EPPYs’ in 10 years,” said Editor & Publisher Mike Blinder. “We had over 450 entries from more than 150 media companies and universities, worldwide.”


Forty-four judges participated in reviewing this year’s entries, under the leadership of Christian A. Hendricks, President of the Local Media Consortium (LMC). “We are honored to be a part of the EPPY Awards, one of the biggest events for recognizing quality digital journalism, including journalism that is local,” said Hendricks. “With the explosive growth of digital media over the last decade or so, and as journalists this year face an enormous crisis in our country, it is an especially important time to laud our hard-working journalists and their achievements.”


Blinder and Hendricks will be hosting a live broadcast to announce the winners on Tuesday, October 27, at 12 Noon ET. This year’s EPPY finalists will be invited to the presentation. Anyone can attend the event by pre-registering at EPPYawards.com


Viafoura is sponsoring the broadcast. Viafoura partners with over 600 media brands to engage, convert and monetize their digital audiences. Using best-in-class engagement and content moderation solutions, Viafoura helps companies create active, civil and loyal online communities — all while driving higher registrations and subscriptions.



About The Local Media Consortium

The Local Media Consortium delivers economic value through strategic partnerships on behalf of nearly 90 local media companies in top markets across the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, and includes more than 4,500 outlets. By harnessing the combined volume and scale of its members, the LMC reduces costs and increases revenue with technology and service providers like Google, Facebook, Monster, and others. The aggregated LMC audience footprint spans 200 million unique monthly visitors and its member companies serve more than 6 billion pageviews to consumers. More information is available at http://www.localmediaconsortium.com/.



About Editor & Publisher

Editor and Publisher’s (E&P) roots began in 1884 as a publication dedicated to serving the U.S. newspaper industry. Today, E&P influences more than 190,000 news publishing executives through its legacy print magazine, the website EditorandPublisher.com and daily email updates. E&P’s focus is to provide an independent voice to those who craft news content, strive to grow an audience for that content and then monetize it.



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Christina Gillham

cgillham@thatcherandco.com


Kristin Brocoff, 949-400-4899

kbrocoff@thatcherandco.com


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