The Local Media Association recognized GateHouse in its honored annual contest recognizing the best digital innovation in the media industry, with newspapers, radio and TV stations, and news websites all vying for these coveted awards.
Rebecca Capparelli, GateHouse Media’s Vice President of Promotions, was awarded top honors as Local Media Digital Innovator of the Year, which “recognizes a digital media rock star that delivers fantastic results for their company by pioneering new concepts and experimenting in new and creative ways.” Judges cited Rebecca’s inspiring leadership and her phenomenal work in driving promotions revenue growth from $0 to $20 million in just three years.
Other LMA award winners included:
The Austin American-Statesman: First place for Best Local Website above 750,000 unique visitors.
GateHouse Media’s National Investigations Team, GateHouse Media’s de//space and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune: First place for Best Digital News Project under 750,000 unique visitors, Failure to Deliver
GateHouse Media Promotions: Second place for Best Contest and/or Promotion above 750,000 unique visitors, Ultimate Bucket List Challenge Sweepstakes
GateHouse Media Digital Audio: Second place for Best Audio and/or Voice Strategy, From the Newsroom