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Submit Your Nomination For The Radio Ink Digital Awards.

We Are Now Taking Nominations for the 2011 Radio Ink Digital Awards.

Radio Ink is proud to announce the very first Radio Ink Digital Media Awards to recognize excellence in digital media from radio and online radio. It's the first award of its kind to highlight the innovative thinkers in our industry. We are very excited to be able to honor those who have done so much to push the envelope in our business. And we look forward to debating over who are the most innovative minds in the radio industry. Nominations can be now at our Convergence website.

According to Deborah Parenti, VP/General Manager, Radio Ink, "The Radio Ink Digital Awards will recognize stations and individuals taking the lead in developing innovative digital platforms that enhance and expand their station’s brand, and by doing so, impact all of radio’s digital future. Convergence is the perfect venue for spotlighting these efforts, attracting so many key players in the digital arena, both in and outside of radio.”

The awards will be presented on Wednesday, May 18, during Convergence 11, held at the Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus in Mountain View, CA, May 18-19. It's time the most innovative in our industry are recognized for their forward looking accomplishments.

Categories that include market rank will be based on Arbitron metro survey area ranking. And all entries must be received by 5p.m. ET, March 31, 2011. We have 2 categories where 4 awards will be given out, based on Arbitron market rankings. They are best brand extension through streaming and best Radio station website for Major Market (1-10#, Large Market #11-50#, Medium Market #51-100#, Small Market #101+). The other categories are, most original digital marketing campaign, best use of social media, best client-focused digital solution, best radio app. All nominations can be made online at our Convergence website.

With all nominations you will be asked to submit a paragraph about why you feel your station, individual or platform should win the Radio Ink Digital Award. All nominees must be involved in digital and/or its marketing. Criteria to be considered include:
1. Description of the platform or specific role of the individual in the company's digital strategy and how they/it are impacting these initiatives.
2. Examples of how the individual/station is excelling in digital marketing or applying digital platforms to enhance listenership and or revenue.
You may nominate your own station or company for awards and anonymous nominations will not be accepted.

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