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NowThis Named #1 Social Video News Publisher in the World by the 22nd Annual Webby Awards

NowThis Also Won People's Voice Award for Best Online Film & Video: Documentary Series
Company Release
April 25, 2018

New York, NY (April 25, 2018) -- NowThis, today, was awarded three top honors by the Webby Awards:

-NowThis was awarded both the Webby Award and People’s Voice Award for “The #1 News & Information Brand in the World” in the social video category.

-NowThis also received the People’s Voice Award for “Best Documentary Series” in the online film & video category for “NowThis Reports” -- its digital documentary series that tackles the biggest issues facing a generation, told through the lens of young people directly experiencing these newsworthy events on the ground.

Reaching more than 70% of all Americans in their 20’s and amassing more than 2.6B monthly video views, NowThis is both the #1 News brand and the #1 Politics brand on Facebook ahead of CNN, ABC News and FOX News (Source: Tubular, U.S., Mar. 2018).

The 22nd annual Webby Awards ceremony will take place on May 15.

About NowThis:
NowThis creates news content for the social, mobile generation by informing, entertaining and inspiring its audience about what’s happening and important in the world right now. Launched in 2012, NowThis is the #1 social news brand in the world with more than 2.6 billion monthly views. NowThis has eleven content verticals, including: News, Politics, Entertainment, Future, Her, Money, Sports, Food and more. In December 2016, NowThis joined forces with Thrillist, The Dodo and Seeker to form Group Nine Media.

CONTACT:

April Mellody

Group Nine Media

(646) 218-9312

Devon Giddon

Group Nine Media

(646) 218-9312

Pierce White

(646) 218-9312

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