ONA Announces Online Journalism Awards Winners

The Online News Association announced the winners of their annual Online Journalism Awards during their annual conference on September 13.

Reuters.com/MediaStorm won the Multimedia Feature, Large Site: category for Bearing Witness, a collaborative site launched on the 5th Anniversary of the Iraq war, featuring profiles of three Reuter’s journalists who have more than 23 years combined experience reporting and photographing in Iraq.

With nearly 800 entrants per category, these awards recognize the best in online journalism.

Other categories and winners included:

Knight Award for Public Service: WashingtonPost.com, Fixing D.C. Schools

General Excellence, Small Site: ArmyTimes.com

General Excellence, Medium Sites: LasVegasSun.com

General Excellence, Large Site: CNN.com

General Excellence (Non-English), Small Site: Soitu.es

General Excellence (Non-English), Large Site: ELPAIS.com

Breaking News, Medium Sites: STLtoday.com, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Kirkwood shootings

Breaking News, Large Sites: NYTimes.com, Eliot Spitzer’s resignation

Investigative Journalism, Small Site: RecordOnline.com, The Times Herald Record (Middletown, N.Y.) “I Didn’t Do That Murder”: Lebrew Jones and the death of Micki Hall

Investigative Journalism, Large Site: DallasNews.com, The Dallas Morning News, Unequal Justice, and The Globe and Mail, Talking to the Taliban

Multimedia Feature, Small Site: GEO.fr, Hidden World

Multimedia Feature, Medium Sites: STLtoday.com, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Reporting for Duty

Online Commentary, Small Site: Mark Fiore, MarkFiore.com, animated political cartoons

Online Commentary, Medium Sites: The Bottom Line, DallasNews.com, The Dallas Morning News

Online Commentary, Large Site: God-O-Meter, Beliefnet.com

Online Video Presentation: OregonLive.com, The Oregonian, Living to the End

Outstanding Use of Digital Technology, Small Sites: Everyblock.com

Outstanding Use of Digital Technology, Large Site: DesMoinesRegister.com, Iowa Caucuses

Specialty Site Journalism: WebMD

Student Journalism: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill & Universidad de los Andes, South of Here, and Taylor Hayden, Western Kentucky University, Closer to Home: A Daughter Becomes Caregiver

Topical Reporting, Small Sites: Azstarnet.com, Arizona Daily Star, Immigration in the Spotlight

Topical Reporting, Large Sites: USAToday.com, Today in the Sky