ESPN Digital Awards

ESPN Digital Media has garnered its share of industry awards as a digital leader. Following is a sample of the honors ESPN has received over the last few years:

2013

34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards – Outstanding New Approaches Sports Programming Short Format: Sport Science – ESPN
Adweek Hot List Digital Reader’s Choice Poll – Sports App: WatchESPN
Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards – Investigative Reporting: Outside the Lines: Youth Football Concerns – ESPN.com
APSE Contest Winner – Features: Here & Gone – ESPN.com
BWAA Nat Fleischer Award for Excellence in Boxing Journalism: Dan Rafael – ESPN.com
CableFAX Best of the Web Award – Best Overall Website – Cable Network – Large: ESPN.com
CableFAX Digital Hot List – Class of 2013: John Kosner and Ryan Spoon
CableFAX Most Influential Minorities in Cable: Rob King and Damon Phillips
Cynopsis Sports Media Awards – Award of Distinction for Sports Network Executive of the Year: John Kosner
Cynopsis Sports Media Awards – Best Use of Integrated Sponsorship for Broadcast: SportsNation’s Madden NFL 13 Cover Vote Reveal – ESPN
Cynopsis Sports Media Awards – Social Media Excellence (Affiliated): The Hall of Fans – ESPN
EPpy Award – Best Sports Video with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over (Tie):  Compton Cricket Club – ESPN.com and The Irrelevant Giant – ESPN Films
EPpy Award – Best Sports Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over:  ESPN.com
EPpy Award – Best Webcast with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: Grantland Live – Grantland.com
FWAA Best Writing Award – First Place: Ivan Maisel – ESPN.com
FWAA Best Writing Award – Honorable Mention: Matt Fortuna – ESPN.com
FWAA Best Writing Award – Second Place: Andrea Anderson – ESPN.com
Hollywood Reporter Digital Power 50: John Kosner
Longform Best of 2013 – Sports: Michael Jordan Has Not Left the Building – ESPN.com & ESPN The Magazine and The Match Maker – ESPN.com
Longreads Best of 2013 Postscript: The Match Maker – ESPN.com
Nieman Storyboard Best of Narrative 2013: Michael Jordan Has Not Left the Building – ESPN.com & ESPN The Magazine and Unity with the Universe – ESPN.com
Podcast Award – Sports: ESPN Fantasy Focus Football
Radio INK Magazine’s Digital Convergence Awards – Best Radio App: ESPN Radio
SBJ Sports Business Awards – Best in Sports Digital Media: ESPN Digital Media
Webby Award – Documentary: Series: 30 For 30 Short Film Series – ESPN Films
Webby Award – Games (Tablet & All Other Devices): Fantasy Football App – ESPN
Webby People’s Voice Award – Documentary: Series: 30 For 30 Short Film Series – ESPN Films
Webby People’s Voice Award – Video Remixes/Mashups: So Disrespectful – ESPN
2012

Adweek Hot List 2012 – Digital – Best Place to Break Down Your Fantasy Team: Grantland.com
Best American Sports Writing 2012: Wright Thompson – ESPN.com – In Teldukar Country
Broadcasting & Cable 2012 Digital All-Stars: Dave Coletti
CableFAX 100 – Class of 2012: John Kosner
CableFAX 15 To Watch: Chris Jason
CableFAX Best of the Web Award – Tablet App: WatchESPN
CableFAX Digital Hot List – Class of 2012: John Kosner and Rob King
CableFAX Most Influential Minorities in Cable: Rob King and Damon Phillips
Cynopsis Sports Media Award – Fantasy Game: ESPN Fantasy Football presented by GEICO and GMC
Cynopsis Sports Media Award – Network Sports Branding Campaign: Star Wars & ESPN Fantasy Draft
Cynopsis Sports Media Award – Social Media Initiatives – Affiliated: ESPN – First Take: #WhenSkipMeetsTebow
Cynopsis Sports Media Award – Webisode Series: ESPN.com – Kenny Mayne’s Wider World of Sports
EPpy Award – Best Sports Blog with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over:  Bill Simmons – Grantland.com
EPpy Award – Best Sports Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over:  ESPN.com
ONA Award – Online Commentary, Large: Bill Simmons – Grantland.com
Podcast Award – People’s Choice: ESPN Fantasy Focus Football
Podcast Award – Sports: ESPN Fantasy Focus Football
RAIN Internet Radio Awards – Best Overall Online Radio Service: ESPN Audio
RAIN Internet Radio Awards – Best Streaming Broadcast Station: ESPNRadio.com
SBJ Sports Business Award – Best in Sports Digital Media: ESPN Digital Media
SBJ Sports Business Award – Best in Sports Technology: WatchESPN
Webby Award – Sports Website: ESPN.com
Webby People’s Voice Award – Sports App: WatchESPN
Webby People’s Voice Award – Video Remixes/Mashups: ESPN – Tim Tebow: All He Does Is Win
Webby People’s Voice Award – Sports Website: ESPN.com

2011

CableFAX Best of the Web Award – Editorial Excellence: ESPN.com
CableFAX Best of the Web Award – Original Content: ESPN.com – Sport Science
CableFAX’s Digital Hot List – Class of 2011: John Kosner and Damon Phillips
EPpy Award – Best Enterprise Feature on a Website: ESPN.com – Outside The Lines: A Man Obsessed
EPpy Award – Best Sports Video: ESPN.com – Outside The Lines: A Man Obsessed
EPpy Award – Best Sports Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over:  ESPN.com
Podcast Award – Sports: ESPN Fantasy Focus Football
PR News’ Platinum PR Award – Marketing Communications: ESPN and EA SPORTS – Madden NFL 12 Cover Vote
Radio INK Magazine’s Digital Convergence Awards – Best Radio App: ESPN Radio
Sports Media Marketing Award – Silver Award for Best Overall Integrated Marketing Campaign:
ESPN and EA SPORTS – Madden NFL 12 Cover Vote
Webby Award – People’s Voice Award (Sports): ESPN.com and ESPN Mobile

2010

21st Annual GLAAD Media Award – Outstanding Digital Journalism Article:
John Buccigross – ESPN.com – We Love You, This Won’t Change a Thing
31st Annual Sports Emmy® Award – Outstanding New Approaches Sports Programming: ESPN.com – Super Bowl MVPs
Advertising Age Media Vanguard Award – Best Local Interactive Media Launch: ESPN Local
CableFAX Best of the Web Award – Best Original Content: ESPN.com – Mayne Street
CableFAX Most Influential Minorities in Cable: Rob King
CableFAX’s Digital Hot List, Class of 2010: John Kosner and Damon Phillips
DIVA Award – Best Video Series/Show: ESPN.com – The Next Round served up by Jim Beam
Mobile Marketer Publisher of the Year: ESPN Mobile
OMMA Award – Best in Show for Web Site Excellence: ESPN.com
OMMA Award – Best Sports Web Site: ESPN.com
ONA Online Journalism Award – Best Online Commentary/Blogging, Large Site: Howard Bryant – ESPN.com
Sports Business Journal Forty Under 40: Damon Phillips