WNET and PBS Receive Five Webby Nominations

April 10th, 2012

This year, WNET and PBS producers are finalists for five Webby Awards – the most prestigious award in interactive media, honoring outstanding websites, interactive advertising, online film & video, and mobile & apps.

The nominees, announced today by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, were chosen from nearly 10,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states.

Have a favorite web site or app that you think is deserving of a Webby? Place your vote with The Webby People’s Voice Awards!

WNET received nominations for:

PBS Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly:  Best Websites – Religion & Spirituality Category

Women, War and Peace Documentary Shorts: Online Film & Video – Documentary Series Category

Beyond WNET, PBS also received nominations for:

pbskids.org: Best Youth web site; other nominees include Sesame Street, Muppets and National Geographic.

pbs.tv: Best Television web site; other nominees include Hulu and HBO Connect.

PBS for iPad: Best tablet (Entertainment category); other nominees include HBO GO and The Onion.

In addition to Webby nominations, the PBS Kids Video App and PBS Arts: Off Book were each designated as an Official Honoree of the Webby Awards.

Congratulations to all of our nominees for their outstanding work!