American Society of Magazine Editors

13 Multimedia

This category honors the use of interactivity and multimedia in the reporting of an event or coverage of a subject, including service and lifestyle. Judges will evaluate entries based on the quality and consistency of the reporting and storytelling and, if applicable, the value and usefulness of any practical instruction or advice; the imaginative and skillful use of interactivity and multimedia; and the ambition and cohesiveness of the feature or package. An entry consists of a multimedia package published online or on a tablet or smartphone. Entries may also include a related article or editorial package published in print. WHAT TO SUBMIT: (1) one link to a website department or multimedia package or (2) platform-specific instructions, including user name and password, for accessing content published on a tablet or smartphone. THE FOLLOWING MAY ALSO BE SUBMITTED: (1) four copies of a print issue containing a related article or package and (2) a CD or DVD containing a PDF of the article or package and the cover and editorial masthead from the issue.

Rules and Eligibility for Categories 11–14: Any eligible magazine, including digital-only publications, may submit one entry in Website and Tablet Magazine. Content entered in Website and Tablet Magazine can also be submitted in other categories. Any eligible publication, including digital-only magazines, may submit two entries in Multimedia and Video. Content entered in Multimedia and Video cannot be submitted in other categories except as part of an entry in the categories listed in section 7 on page 3. See category descriptions for submission requirements.