Times247.com, the news website I work for, has won an award! And this month marks my one-year anniversary of working on the site, which is also a year old. Happy one year, Times247!
“The Washington Times-affiliated website Times247.com has won an EPPY Award award for best home page for sites drawing fewer than 1 million unique monthly visitors.
The international competition recognizes the best media-affiliated websites across 31 categories and is organized and sponsored by Editor & Publisher magazine, an industry publication.
Judgment criteria for online news gathering goes beyond the bounds of traditional press features such as content and credibility. The 68 judges from the United States and other countries considered user-friendliness, interactivity, innovative design, ease of navigation and even the elusive “wow” factor, which grants readers a singular experience.”