Core Publisher and NPR One Recognized for Outstanding Achievement
BOSTON – NPR Digital Services announced that Core Publisher and NPR One have been selected as finalists in the Best B2B Technology and Best Mobile App categories for the 19th Annual MITX Awards. Held annually by the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange, the awards recognize excellence in concepts and creations in marketing and technology produced or developed in New England.
Since 1996 the MITX Awards have grown to become the largest and most prestigious awards competition in the country showcasing the best creative marketing and technological accomplishments emerging from New England. This year over 120 senior leaders from Boston businesses judged entries for the 32 MITX award categories. Established in 1996, MITX -- the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange -- is the leading industry organization bringing together the marketing, technology and design community to engage and ignite innovation in the business community.
“Innovation is thriving in Boston and all around New England, companies are creating products and services that have a positive impact for us personally and professionally,” said MITX President Amy Quigley. “Our 2015 finalists are powering innovative ideas and contributions in marketing, technology and design. We are thrilled to honor their amazing achievements.”
Core Publisher is a news media content management system, web and mobile platform developed by National Public Radio for its member stations. Core Publisher currently serves as the digital news platform for 160 stations that are realizing 40%+ YOY growth since using the platform and adopting NPR’s corresponding recommended editorial strategy.
In the same way Pandora disrupted music radio and revolutionized music listening and recommendation, NPR One has become the leading edge of public radio innovation and news consumption on digital devices. NPR One is one of the most imaginative, bold, and talked about projects in public radio history. NPR One blends NPR and Member Station news reporting into a rich, localized, on-demand experience. Digital radio reaches over half the US population and nearly two-thirds of Internet users.
NPR Digital Services will be recognized with the other finalists in the categories of Best B2B Technology and Best Mobile App at the 19th Annual MITX Awards Ceremony traditionally attended by over 1,000 of the region’s top marketing, technology and design professionals. Winners will be announced at the ceremony on May 14th at the Marriott Copley Place. This year’s ceremony will include host, Boston legend and comedic superstar Lenny Clarke, technology demos from finalists, select final round judging, networking, and of course, the presentation of the prestigious MITX Awards. Tickets can be purchased at www.mitxawards.org.