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World Media Awards 2019 open for entry with new category recognising the best Leader and Innovator in content marketing

World Media Awards 2019 open for entry with new category recognising the best Leader and Innovator in content marketing

by on October 10, 2018

Entry for the World Media Awards 2019 – the only awards that celebrate the effectiveness of cross-platform, cross-border, content-driven advertising - has opened today, with the announcement of a brand new category.  

The new “Content Leadership & Innovation Award” will be awarded to the individual recognised by peers for their talent in creating exemplary content-driven campaigns with brand bravery, creativity and innovation. [more…]

New analysis shows that quality journalism continues to win the war on attention

New analysis shows that quality journalism continues to win the war on attention

by on May 17, 2018

Latest figures revealed by the World Media Group (WMG), a strategic alliance of ten of the world’s leading international media brands, demonstrate the growing ‘premium’ effect that is boosting the performance of ad campaigns when viewed within a high quality, trusted editorial environment.

Independent analysis from SaaS analytics and measurement firm, Moat, demonstrates that premium digital inventory (comprising digital inventory across all WMG brands) in 2017* outperforms Moat’s benchmarks by between 16% and 73%.  World Media Group (WMG) [more…]

Washington Post’s Winchurch-Beale appointed World Media Group President for second year in management team restructure

by on January 25, 2018

New Team Extends World Media Awards Entry Deadline by a Week to Thursday 1st February

The World Media Group, a strategic alliance of the world’s leading international publications, announced a new structure of its management team today, appointing two vice presidents to support, Emma Winchurch-Beale in her role of World Media Group President.

Alexandra Delamain, SVP Head of Sales and Client Services, EMEA for The Economist and Stephen Murphy, Global Brand Director for National Geographic, take on the additional roles of VP World Media Group, effective immediately. Winchurch-Beale, International Sales Director at the Washington Post, is the first World Media Group president to continue in the role for a second year. [more…]

The World Media Group welcomes three new associate members as it celebrates its 20th Anniversary

The World Media Group welcomes three new associate members as it celebrates its 20th Anniversary

by on January 17, 2018

Ad tech firms Rezonence and Smartology, along with science and technology institute and media owner, The Smithsonian, are to become the first associate members of the World Media Group as it celebrates its 20th anniversary.

To date members of the World Media Group, a strategic alliance of organisations who are committed to promoting award winning journalism and the role of international media, have comprised only global media brands – currently The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Time, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Forbes, Fortune, The Economist and Bloomberg Media Group. [more…]

The World Media Awards – for international content driven advertising – are now open for entry

The World Media Awards – for international content driven advertising – are now open for entry

by on November 8, 2017

The World Media Awards 2018 (WMAs) have now opened for entry, offering eight categories that will celebrate the best in cross platform, cross border, content-driven advertising.

The free-to-enter awards are now in their third year and offer the winners the opportunity to be acknowledged as global leaders in international content-led advertising.  The WMAs are unique in not only giving recognition of the category winners’ work through the trophy on the night, but by also celebrating all winning campaigns in a world-wide advertising campaign valued at €500k.

The winners’ ad campaign runs across leading international media brands The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Time, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Fortune, The Economist and Bloomberg - all members of the World Media Group which runs the WMAs. [more…]

How to write an award-winning entry

How to write an award-winning entry

by on April 27, 2017

By Belinda Barker, Director, World Media Group

I should first come clean – I have never actually been an awards judge; however, I have been lucky enough to help organise the judging process for the 2016 and 2017 World Media Awards.

It is rather a privileged position to be in – you are exposed to loads of brilliant work, you get to meet amazing judges and listen to them deliberate, but without any of the responsibility!

And it is a responsibility, as anyone who has entered an award will have put time, effort and love into their campaign, and that should be respected. [more…]

New Analysis Proves Value of Trusted Media Brands for Advertisers in Era of Fake News and Increased Focus on Campaign Effectiveness

New Analysis Proves Value of Trusted Media Brands for Advertisers in Era of Fake News and Increased Focus on Campaign Effectiveness

by on March 16, 2017

The World Media Group (WMG), a strategic alliance of ten of the world’s leading premium media brands, was conscious of the growing demand from advertisers for better viewability performance.  In addition, in an era of fake news, it wanted to explore whether ads seen on trusted media websites were viewed more attentively by consumers.

It therefore commissioned analysis to assess the overall performance of the inventory of WMG brands during Q3 2016. [more…]

Women for Women : Emma Winchurch-Beale named as new World Media Group President and announces deadline extension for World Media Awards

Women for Women : Emma Winchurch-Beale named as new World Media Group President and announces deadline extension for World Media Awards

by on February 16, 2017

Alongside her role as International Sales Director at The Washington Post, Emma Winchurch-Beale has been named as 2017 President of the World Media Group, a strategic alliance of the world’s leading international publications to which the Washington Post belongs. She takes over the year-long position from Rupert Turnbull, Vice President EMEA, Time Inc.

One of her first moves in this role is to announce a deadline extension for the World Media Awards (hosted by the World Media Group) from today to next Thursday 23rd February. The World Media Awards (WMAs) are the only awards that celebrate the effectiveness of cross platform, cross border, content-driven advertising. [more…]

World Media Awards announces judging panel with major advertiser support

World Media Awards announces judging panel with major advertiser support

by on December 17, 2015

The World Media Group* can now announce its full panel of judges for the inaugural World Media Awards – twenty-two independent and international industry experts who will be judging entries in February 2016.

The awards are the first ever global media industry Awards to celebrate the best in content-driven communications campaigns that have truly international reach.

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