March 5, 2019 | Birmingham, AL | Alabama Media Group brands were recognized as finalists for the 2019 Global Media Awards today from The International News Media Association (INMA).
The awards are designed to highlight news organizations energizing news brands, creating products, engaging audiences, developing customer insights, growing advertising revenue, and instilling innovation.
There were more than 664 entries for this year’s awards. Of those, 194 were selected as finalists across 34 countries.
Alabama Media Group brands were nominated in the regional/local brands groups for the following:
Best Use of Video
- Alabama Media Group, Birmingham, United States, “Chasing Corruption”
Best Use of Social Media
- Alabama Media Group, Birmingham, United States, “It’s a Southern Thing”
Best Execution of Native Advertising
- Alabama Media Group, Birmingham, United States, “When Couples Go On Vacation”
Best New Concept or Innovation to Create New Profit Centers
- Alabama Media Group, Birmingham, United States, “Red Clay Media”
40 first place winners will be announced on May 17, 2019 at the Global Media Awards Dinner in New York.
About Alabama Media Group
Alabama Media Group is a digitally-minded news and information company that combines the up-to-the-minute access of AL.com and gulflive.com with the long revered, award-winning journalism of The Birmingham News, The Huntsville Times and Mobile’s Press-Register and The Mississippi Press.
Through award-winning brands, including “Reckon by Al.com,” “People of Alabama,” “It’s a Southern Thing” and “This is Alabama,” AMG brands craft compelling digital programming to connect with the community. As both a digital marketing agency and a publisher, Alabama Media Group drives daily conversations and engages millions through stories that inform, entertain, inspire, and connect our communities to the world around them.
Alabama Media Group is part of Advance Local, one of the nations’ leading media and marketing companies, attracting more than 48 million consumers across a stable of award-winning digital and print brands in markets throughout the U.S.