• Student Prize winner completes 12-week internship

    AWARD WINNING ELEARNING COMPANY OFFER INTERN FULL TIME ROLE TO NEW MEDIA WRITING PRIZE WINNER Our 2015 Student Prize winner has just completed his internship, and has had a brilliantly successful time, as this piece explains: “We’re so impressed, we’d like to define a permanent role for you here.” Those were the words Shaun Hickman […]

  • ‘Opening Up Digital Fiction’ Writing Competition

    If you’re entering the New Media Writing Prize 2016, you might also be interested in a new competition to discover the best “popular” digital fiction: digital fiction that appeals to mainstream audiences. The prize categories are: Judges’ Prize People’s Choice Welsh Language Prize* Student Prize Children’s Story Prize (*Welsh language entries are eligible for all […]

  • Announcing a new award for 2016!

    We are delighted to announce that we are launching a new award for this year’s competition: the Gorkana Journalism Award. This prize is sponsored by Gorkana, the international journalism, PR and media database/agency. This is a massive opportunity for journalists across the world to gain recognition for innovative, digital-interactive news storytelling, and we are excited to […]

  • Focus on the 2015 Dot Award

    The Dot Award was created and donated by Chris Meade and if:book UK. The prize is £500 and development support, and we were delighted that the very first award went to JR Carpenter. JR is a highly original, unique writer/artist in the field of digital storytelling, and has previously been shortlisted for the New Media […]

  • The 2015 prizes have been awarded!

    The Main Prize for 2015 was awarded to High Muck A Muck The High Muck A Muck Collective are: Nicola Harwood, Fred Wah, Jin Zhang, Bessie Wapp and Thomas Loh. The People’s Prize was won by two.5 for Recollections: 12 Vignettes of Lashihai two.5 are Viccy Adams and Samantha Silver. The Student Prize went to Shaun Hickman for Kindred […]

  • People’s Prize voting ends midday Wednesday January 20th

    If you want to vote for your favourite new-media work for 2015, you have until midday GMT on 20th, so get on with it! Click here to vote for your favourite entry

  • awards evening schedule

    We made a little mistake in the Evenbrite page: the timings are 6pm prompt start and 8.30 pm finish, with buffet and drinks after. Hopefully, you’ll be staying on for a while anyway, after the speeches and the awards, to network, eat, drink, and discuss all the cool entries.

  • Vote for your favourite in the People’s Prize

    Remember, everyone gets a chance to choose their favourite New Media story for 2015: the piece with the most public votes will win the People’s prize, £500 donated by Sea Salt Learning. Check out the shortlist then follow the link to the voting page.  

  • 2015 competition now closed for entries in all categories

    We are now closed, and the entries are being considered by our judges. We will announce the shortlist soon: look out for announcements here and on Facebook. If you would like to attend the awards evening on Weds Jan 20th in Bournemouth, please follow the link and register for a place. It’s free, and is […]

  • New Media Writing prize now closed for 2015 entries: BUT students have until Dec 11th midday GMT!

    We are now closed for new submissions into the main category – but STUDENTS have until Friday December 11th, midday Greenwich Mean Time, to submit their entries. Please be aware that students can enter for the Dot award too, so please do look through the website to see the requirements. The prizes are terrific! £3000 […]