Media Advisory

                                 

Mike Rugnetta, Host of PBS Idea Channel

PBS Receives Seven Webby Award Nominations

PBS Stations and Programs Receive Nine Nominations and 16 Honoree Recognitions

On April 9, the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences announced the nominees of the 17th annual Webby Awards — the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.

PBS received seven Webby Award nominations in the following categories: Best Youth Website for pbskids.org, Best Editing for PBS Idea Channel, Best Web Personality/ Host for Mike Rugnetta of PBS Idea Channel, Video Remixes/ Mashups for Mister Rogers Remixed: Garden of Your Mind, Best Practices for the PBS mobile video, Entertainment (Tablet & All Other Devices) for PBS mobile video, and Games (Tablets & All Other Devices) for Cyberchase 3D Builder.

Sesame Street also received two nominations for Education & Reference (Handheld Devices) and Overall Social Presence. In total, PBS programs and stations garnered nine nominations and 16 honoree recognitions. 

PBS congratulates all of our programs and stations on their Webby honors! For the full list of this year's nominees, visit webbyawards.com.

LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD AND VOTE NOW THROUGH APRIL 25, 2013

See below for a list of the individual PBS nominees and honorees, with direct links to their respective People's Voice Award ballots. (A simple sign-up is required in order to vote.) 

Webby Nominees / People's Voice Award Nominees

Youth
PBSKIDS.org

Best Editing
PBS Idea Channel

Best Web Personality/Host
Mike Rugnetta - PBS Idea Channel 

Video Remixes/Mashups
Mister Rogers Remixed: Garden of Your Mind

Best Practices
PBS mobile video

Entertainment (Tablet & All Other Devices)
PBS mobile video

Games (Tablets & All Other Devices)
Cyberchase 3D Builder

Education & Reference (Handheld Devices)
Sesame Street Mobile

Overall Social Presence
Sesame Street

Honorees

Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics
FRONTLINE’s Targeting the Electorate: How Are You Being Targeted? 

Best Writing (Editorial)
FRONTLINE 

Food & Drink
PBS Food 

Media Streaming
FRONTLINE 

News
FRONTLINE 
FRONTLINE’s Targeting the Electorate: How Are You Being Targeted?" 

Television
THE DUST BOWL 
PBS NEWSHOUR Website 
THIRTEEN.org (WNET)

Youth
Mission US (Thirteen/WNET)

Documentary: Series
POV (Mobile Selects) 

Music
SOUND TRACKS: MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS

News & Politics: Individual Episode
PBS NEWSHOUR “One Man’s Journey from Gang Member to Academia” 

Best User Experience
PBS mobile video 

Media Streaming Services
PBS mobile video 

Viral
Cookie Monster sings Share It Maybe (Honoree)

                                 
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