South Asian Digital Media Awards 2020

South Asian Digital Media Awards 2020

01 Aug 2020 to 10 Sep 2020
Registration Dates

These awards, presented by WAN-IFRA, the World Association of News Publishers, recognise South Asian publishers who have delivered unique and original digital media projects in the last 12 months. From new approaches to digital subscriptions, to impactful native advertising campaigns - projects that inspire us all.


Our Categories

Bring forward your best creative and innovative initiatives. Find out more about the criteria here.


* Best News Website or Mobile Service

* Best Paid Content Strategy

* Best in Audience Engagement

* Best Data Visualisation

* Best Use of Online Video
 (including VR)

* Best Digital Marketing Campaign for News Brand

* Best Native Advertising / Branded Content Campaign

* Best Project for News Literacy

Best in Lifestyle, Sports, Entertainment Website or 
Mobile Services


Best Special Project for COVID19

*Gold winners of these categories will automatically enter WAN-IFRA's World Digital Media Awards where they will compete with Gold winners from the African, European, Middle East, Latin American, North American and Asian Digital Media Awards. The winners of the World Digital Media Awards will be named at the World News Media Congress 2021


Key dates for participation

  • 01 August 2020: Registration opens
  • 01 November 2019 - 30 August 2020: Period of entry
  • 07 September 2020: Deadline to upload your project
  • 08 September 2020 - 08 November 2020: Jury evaluation
  • 30 November 2020: Finalists will be announced

Winners will be officially announced at the Digital Media India 2021 Conference.


South Asian Digital Media Awards 2020