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The Digiday Content Marketing Awards recognize the companies and campaigns using content to modernize media and marketing. Over the years, the awards have honored industry-leading work from R/GA, Chipotle, Airbnb, Atlantic re:think and more.

On March 22, we announced the 2022 shortlist. See the list of finalists here. On May 5, we announced the 2022 Digiday Content Marketing Awards winners here.

Planning to submit next year? Access everything you'll need to join the ranks of our past winners including our entry kit, expert tips for crafting a winning entry and past coverage of this program here

KEY DATES 

Early Deadline: December 10, 2021

$449 per entry

Regular Deadline: January 28, 2022

$549 per entry

Last Chance Deadline: February 18, 2022

$699 per entry

Shortlist Announcement: March 22, 2022

 

Winners Announcement: May 5, 2022

 

All deadlines end at 11:59 p.m. PST

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CATEGORIES

 

  

Best Campaign Pivot

Awarding the campaign that, due to changing external factors, was most successful in delivering on stated objectives.

2021 Winner:

 

Best DIRECT RESPONSE CAMPAIGN

Awarding a direct response campaign on at least one or more digital platforms that most successfully generated leads or directly sold a product or service.

2021 Winner:

 

Best Influencer-Generated Content

Awarding the most effective and creative use of influencer content to promote a product, brand or service.

2021 Winner:

 

 

2020 Winner:

 

Best Branded Content Site - B2B

Awarding a B2B content destination -- including, but not limited to, a blog, microsite or landing page -- that has successfully promoted a brand, product or service.

 

2021 Winner:

 

 

2020 Winner:

 

Best In-House Content/Brand Studio

Awarding the staffed in-house studio who has been most successful in achieving business objectives.

2021 Winner:

 

 

2020 Winner:

 

Best Advertising Partner for Brands

Awarding the agency that has most consistently met advertising goals on behalf of a brand.

2021 Winner:

 

 

2020 Winner:

 

CONTENT MARKETING Partner OF THE YEAR

Awarding the agency or publisher that has most consistently met or exceeded client goals through content marketing campaigns.

2021 Winner:

 

 

2020 Winner:

 

 

 

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JUDGES

 

 

 

Hannah Fishman

CCO, NORTH AMERICA

THE&PARTNERSHIP

 

Dennis Gecaj

FOUNDER & CEO

HOMEMOVIE

 

Jennifer Bett Meyer

PRESIDENT & FOUNDER

JENNIFER BETT COMMUNICATIONS (JBC)

 

Ewelina Aiossa

CMO

OSMOTICS COSMECEUTICALS

 

Betsy Jemas

EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR

ORGANIC

 

Scott Dahl

VP, GROUP CREATIVE DIRECTOR

PERISCOPE

 

Ely Kim

GROUP CREATIVE DIRECTOR

STINK STUDIOS

 

Mark Waugh

CHIEF CONTENT OFFICER

PUBLICIS CONTENT

 

Anna Hoffman

EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR, CREATIVE STUDIO

APARTMENT THERAPY MEDIA

 

Benjamin Vendramin

GLOBAL & U.S. CHIEF CREATIVE & CONTENT OFFICER

MEDIACOM CREATIVE SYSTEMS

 

Shirin Majid

EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR, EUROPE

VIRTUE WORLDWIDE

 

Chris Phillips

VP, BRANDED CONTENT SALES AND STRATEGY

REALTOR.COM

 

Ashish Verma

GLOBAL HEAD, BLOOMBERG MEDIA STUDIOS

BLOOMBERG

 

Emily DeSear

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CREATIVE & MARKETING

BDG

 

Agatha Emina

MANAGING DIRECTOR

WILD FUSION

 

Jen Simonds

VP, BRAND STRATEGY & CONTENT

NASDAQ

 

Claudia Chagui

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, MARKETING & CREATIVE

TELEMUNDO NETWORK

 

Lorisa Bates

VICE PRESIDENT, PROGRAMMING CONTENT STRATEGY, CO-PRODUCTIONS & MULTIPLATFORM

BET NETWORKS

 

Kevin Ayadassen

HEAD OF COMMERCIAL CONTENT

RACONTEUR

 

Alisa Alexander

SR. DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL MARKETING

ANHEUSER-BUSCH

 

Meghan Kirsch

PRESIDENT

THRILLIST

 

Aditi Rajvanshi

DIGITAL CONTENT STRATEGIST & FOUNDER

BREWING AWESOME

 

Stephen Niedzwiecki

CO-FOUNDER & CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER

YARD NYC

 

Paul Prato

EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR

PPK

 

Carolyn Hadlock

PRINCIPAL/EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR

YOUNG & LARAMORE

 

Kerry Doyle

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CARAT CONTENT

CARAT USA

 

Cynthia Steele

PRESIDENT

MEDIABRANDS CONTENT STUDIO

 

Vida Cornelious

VP, CREATIVE, ADVERTISING

THE NEW YORK TIMES

 

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PAST WINNERS

 

 

 

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HOW TO ENTER

 

 

1

SELECT

 

Choose category or categories you'd like to enter.

 

2

RESPOND

 

Prepare responses to entry prompts.

 

3

UPLOAD

 

Upload supporting materials that strengthen your entry.

 

4

SUBMIT

 

Submit your entry fee payment online.

 

 

JUDGING CRITERIA

Judges will be looking for companies or campaigns that can clearly demonstrate success over the past 12 months. Judges are seeking companies or campaigns that have seized challenges and created opportunities and will evaluate entries based on the following criteria: Innovation, Creativity, Consumer Value and Results. 

Judges will require evidence to substantiate all entries. This can include details of financial performance, specific KPIs, creative evidence in the form of a sizzle reel, campaign images, or links to the final project or related sites. The judges will also consider the structure, presentation and clarity of each entry.

THE JUDGING PROCESS

Judges will score each entry prompt and consider any supporting materials submitted. These scores will be combined to give an overall score for each entry. All scores will then be averaged and the highest scoring entries will appear on the shortlist. Note: At least three judges will score each entry.

CONFIDENTIALITY

All material will remain confidential to the judges. Only the 'Credits' section of an entry will be made public via the shortlist. If you win a particular category, our team may summarize the entry for posts on Digiday.com. Specific results are never shared. 

 

FAQ

 

 

What is the eligibility period?

The eligibility period for all Digiday Media awards programs begins 12 months prior to the Early Deadline and ends on the Early Deadline. 

Can I submit the same campaign or entry in multiple categories?

Yes. Entry fees are per category.

What parts of my entry are made public?

The only information that is ever publicized is the 'Credits' section of your entry, should you be named a finalist or winner. 

Who's contact information should we include on the entry form?

We use the included contact information for all updates regarding your entry. You should also include a secondary contact & email address in case we aren't able to connect with you.

What if my company or a competitor has a judge on the jury panel?

We recuse judges from scoring any categories their company or a direct competitor submits to. 

When and how are finalists announced?

The shortlist will be announced on Digiday.com. The specific date will be included within the confirmation email received post entry. All entrants will be notified, whether you are named a finalist or not, via the email address you included on your entry. 

When are the winners announced?

All winners are announced virtually. The exact date will be announced with the shortlist. 

Can I license the use of the Digiday Content Marketing Awards logo?

Yes. Our licensing program provides you with the opportunity to further the reach of your win through the use of our seal on your website, via social media, email signatures and more. For more information on the options available, please reach out to our team at awards@digiday.com.

 

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