Recognition


Technology is moving so fast that our 15 minutes of fame
has now dwindled to 15 seconds.

– Scott Horton

2015 AP Innovator of the Year Finalist | Palo Alto
Associated Press Media Editors
Category: Innovator of the Year, 2nd Place Finalist
The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com Digital Video Screen and The Oklahoman Radio app

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Congratulations to our team for placing 2nd behind The Boston Globe for the AP Innovator of the Year Award. The Oklahoman and NewsOK is the only three-time finalist for this award in the country. We were also a finalist in 2012 and a winner in 2009. This award is for being the most innovative in the country among all other newspaper organizations.

Learn more about the creation of our digital video screen. →


2015 APME/ASNE Award | Palo Alto
Associated Press Media Editors and the American Society of News Editors
Category: Best Mobile Platform
The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com

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The Oklahoman and NewsOK is the winner of the 2015 APME/ASNE Award for Best Mobile Platform for it’s suite of NewsOK mobile apps and websites. This includes the NewsOK.TV app, The Oklahoman subscriber app and mobile website, The Oklahoman subscriber portal, The Oklahoman Radio app, The Varsity Sports app and its Go-Code functionality for mobile web.

Learn more about the design and development of our apps. →


2014 APSE Award | Indianapolis
The Associated Press Sports Editors
Category: Top Ten Newspaper Sports Website
Other top ten winners included The Boston Globe and The Washington Post

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Editor & Publisher just announced their 2014 EPPY Award finalists for best sports website with 1 million+ unique monthly visitors. We were one of 5 finalist with The Boston Globe, ESPN Digital Media, Newsday.com, Grantland.com (ESPN) and NewsOK.com (The Oklahoman). It’s these kind of things that make me really proud of our innovation team and the tools we build to grow our audience everyday.



2012 AP Innovator of the Year | Nashville
Associated Press Media Editors
Category: Innovator of the Year, Finalist
Oklahoman.com website and NewsOK.com PhotoStream

2011 Apple World Wide Developers Conference | San Francisco
Apple featured The Oklahoman in their Keynote as one of the first publishers ready for Newsstand. Other publishers included National Geographic, The News York Times and Disney.

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Today, Apple featured The Oklahoman in their Keynote as one of the first publishers ready for Newsstand at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. “At this year’s conference we are going to unveil the future of iOS and Mac OS,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. Other publishers recognized for being ready for Newsstand were the National Geographic, The New York Times and Disney. Congratulations to our team of developers and programmers that worked on The Oklahoman for iPad and iPhone.

Learn more about The Oklahoman app and Apple Newsstand. →


2011 Online News Association Award | Boston
The Gannett and James L. Knight Foundations recognize NewsOK for digital journalistic innovation and technology across digital devices.
Category: General Excellence, Finalist
NewsOK.com

2011 W3 Award | Los Angeles
International Academy of Visual Arts
Recognizing the Power of Web Creativity
Category: Best News Website, Silver Award
NewsOK.com

2010 W3 Award | Boston
International Academy of Visual Arts
Recognition in the Power of Web Creativity
Category: Best News Website, Silver Award
NewsOK.com

2010 W3 Award | Boston
International Academy of Visual Arts
Recognition in the Power of Web Creativity
Category: Best Web Video Sound Design, Silver Award
The Oklahoman Studios, NewsOK

2009 Webby Award Honoree | New York City
International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences ranks NewsOK.com top newspaper website from 10,000 entries, 50 states and over 60 countries.
Category: Newspaper Website, Official Honoree
NewsOK.com for overall design

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The Guardian, Winner
The New York Times, People’s Voice
The Times of London, Nominee
The New York Observer, Nominee
The Independent, Nominee
The Wall Street Journal, Honoree
The Oklahoman, NewsOK, Honoree
The Washington Times, Honoree
The Telegraph Media Group, Honoree
The New York Daily News, Honoree
The Jewish Daily News, Honoree
USA Today, Honoree

Learn more about, NewsOK, the most visited news website in the State of Oklahoma. →


2009 AP Innovator of the Year | St. Louis
Associated Press Media Editors
Category: Innovator of the Year, Winner
OPUBCO Communications Group Video Studio Operations

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The Associated Press named NewsOK 2009 Innovator of the Year for the creation of our video program. The APME Innovator of the Year Award recognizes innovation in print, online, management, structure or other areas that demonstrate a bold, creative effort to improve a news or information product and increase audience.

Learn more about our video and audio program. →


2009 Knight-Batten Award | Washington D.C.
The Knight Foundation honors OPUBCO Studios for live streaming video and chat technology.
Category: Innovation in Journalism and New
Technologies, Official Honoree
NewsOK.com

2007 EPpy Award | New Orleans
Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek
Category: Best Community Website, Finalist
MyNewsOK.com

2007 Online News Association | Toronto
Organization for Digital Journalists,
Technology and Innovation
Category: General Excellence, Finalist
NewsOK.com

2007 Edgie Award | Las Vegas
New Media Federation of the Newspaper Association of America
for Best Use of Interactive Media
Category: Most Innovative Visitor Participation, Finalist
PBS World War II Website

2007 Edgie Award | Las Vegas
New Media Federation of the Newspaper Association of America
for Best Use of Interactive Media
Category: Best Digital Advertising Program, Finalist
Oklahoma RedHawks Baseball

2005 EPpy Award | New Orleans
Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek
Category: Best Overall Local
TV/Cable-affiliated Internet Service
NewsOK.com

2005 ACME Award | Dallas
Newspaper Association of America’s
Advertising, Circulation and Marketing Excellence
Category: Website Promotions, Merit
The Oklahoman Archives Campaign

2004 Online Journalism Review | Los Angeles
The University of Southern California ranks NewsOK.com top newspaper websites for daily updates.

Long Island Newsday
USA Today
Houston Chronicle
Chicago Tribune
New York Times
Los Angeles Times
Washington Post
Wall Street Journal
Hartford Courant
Star-Telegram
Allentown Morning Call
The Oklahoman, NewsOK.com



2004 EPpy Award | Atlanta
Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek
Category: Best Internet Community Service Effort
MAPS Metropolitian Area Projects Website

2003 EPpy Award | San Diego
Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek
Category: Newspaper-affiliated Internet Service,
Nominee for Best Overall Website
NewsOK.com

2003 EPpy Award | San Diego
Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek
Category: Local TV/Cable-affiliated Internet Service
NewsOK.com

2002 Web Award | Boston
The Web Marketing Association of America’s
Standard of Excellence
The Broadmoor Website

2002 Web Award | Boston
The Web Marketing Association of America’s
Standard of Excellence
Gaylord Sports Management Website

2002 Digital Edgie Award | Denver
Newspaper Association of America
New Media Federation
Category: Best Local Online Service
NewsOK.com

2002 Digital Edgie Award | Denver
Newspaper Association of America
New Media Federation
Category: Nominated, Best News Presentation
NewsOK.com

2002 Digital Edgie Award | Denver
Newspaper Association of America
New Media Federation
Category: Nominated, Best Classified Site
NewsOK.com

2002 Carl Rogan Award
The Associated Press
Category: Best Website
NewsOK.com

America Premier Print National Award
Printing Industries of America
Category: Annual Report Design
Oklahoma Christian University: 50th Anniversary President’s Report

Apple QuickimeVR Tour
Apple features OC in their Quicktime Virtual Reality Hotpick Tours on Apple.com
Oklahoma Christian University: Virtual Reality Campus Tour

Purdue University Top 5
Purdue University ranks the Broadmoor website
as one of the Top Five in the Country.
Category: Hospitality and Tourism Websites
The Broadmoor Website

2000 Admission Marketing Silver Award
Category: Annual Report
Oklahoma Christian University: 50th Anniversary President’s Report

2000 EPpy Award
Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek
Other online newspapers placing in this category included The Sun Herald and The Washington Post
Category: Best Use of Interactivity Newspaper Website
Oklahoman.com

Patrick Henry Citation
The National Association of the United States Government
honors the Nigh Institute of State Government.
Salute to the Spirit of the 45th Infantry Campaign

15th National Annual Admissions
Advertising Bronze Award
Category: External Publications
Oklahoma Christian University
Vision, Alumni Magazine

14th National Annual Admissions
Advertising Silver Award
National Newspaper of Admissions Marketing
Category: President’s Report
Oklahoma Christian University


2014 Great Plains Award | Tulsa
Tulsa Press Club members include Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Category: Best Website Design
NewsOK.com

2012 Great Plains Award | Tulsa
Tulsa Press Club members include Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Category: Website of the Year
NewsOK.com

2012 Great Plains Award | Tulsa
Tulsa Press Club members include Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Category: Best Website Design
NewsOK.com

2011 Southern Newspaper Publishers Association Award | Atlanta
SNPA members include Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Category: Best Website
NewsOK.com

2011 Great Plains Award | Tulsa
Tulsa Press Club members include Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Category: Website of the Year
NewsOK.com

2011 Great Plains Award | Tulsa
Tulsa Press Club members include Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Category: Best Website Design
NewsOK.com

2010 Southern Newspaper Publishers Association Award | Atlanta
SNPA members include Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Category: Best Website
NewsOK.com

2009 Great Plains Award | Tulsa
Tulsa Press Club members include Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Category: Best Website Design
NewsOK.com

2005 Katie Award | Dallas
Press Club of Dallas competition for Arkansas, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas
Category: Best Web Site Graphics
The Oklahoma City Bombing 10th Anniversary Website

2005 Edward R. Murrow Award | Oklahoma and Texas
Radio-Television News Directors Association’s
Category: TV: Large Market Category
NewsOK.com

2004 Katie Award | Dallas
Press Club of Dallas competition for Arkansas, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas
Category: Best website, News Content
Fern Holland: A Long Way from Bluejacket Website

2003 Edward R. Murrow Award | Oklahoma and Texas
Radio-Television News Directors Association RTNDA
Category: TV: Large Market Category
NewsOK.com

2002 International Association of Business Communicator’s
Black Gold Award | San Francisco

Category: Best Website, Award of Excellence
ConnectOK.com

2002 International Association of Business Communicator’s
Black Gold Award | San Francisco

Category: Online Communication, Internet
ConnectOK.com

2000 International Association of Business Communicator’s
Black Gold Award | San Francisco

Category: Online Communication, Internet
ConnectOK.com

Region V People’s Choice Award | Washington D.C.
National University of Continuing Education Association is the leading association for professional, continuing, and online education for leading public and private colleges and universities in North America.
Category: Annual Report
Office of Outreach Annual Report

Region V People’s Choice Award | Washington D.C.
National University of Continuing Education Association is the leading association for professional, continuing, and online education for leading public and private colleges and universities in North America.
Category: Four Color Brochure
U.S. Postal Service First Day Issue of “Oklahoma!”

Region V People’s Choice Award | Washington D.C.
National University of Continuing Education Association is the leading association for professional, continuing, and online education for leading public and private colleges and universities in North America.
Category: Two Color Poster
Salute to the Spirit of the Buffalo Soldier

Region V People’s Choice Award | Washington D.C.
National University of Continuing Education Association is the leading association for professional, continuing, and online education for leading public and private colleges and universities in North America.
Category: Four Color Poster
U.S. Postal Service First Day Issue of “Oklahoma!”


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2014 Oklahoma SPJ Annual Award
Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists
Category: PR Publication Cover, Second Place
The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools
Stars Magazine

2013 Oklahoma SPJ Annual Award
Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists
Category: PR Publication Cover, Third Place
The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools
Stars Magazine

2012 AP-ONE Award
Associated Press-Oklahoma News Executives
Category: Best News Website
NewsOK.com

2011 Oklahoma SPJ Annual Award
Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists
Category: Best News Website, First Place
NewsOK.com

2010 AP-ONE Award
Associated Press-Oklahoma News Executives
Category: Best News Website
NewsOK.com

2010 Oklahoma SPJ Annual Award
Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists
Category: Best News Website, First Place
NewsOK.com

2007 Oklahoma SPJ Annual Award
Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists
Category: Best News Website, Second Place
NewsOK.com

2004 Oklahoma Center for the Book Award
Oklahoma Center for the Book is a state affiliate of the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.
Category: Best Book Design
Family Album: A Centennial Pictorial of the Oklahoma Publishing Company

2002 Upper Case Award
The Public Relations Society of America
Oklahoma City Chapter
Category: Website Design
Oklahoma Christian University

2002 Upper Case Award
The Public Relations Society of America
Oklahoma City Chapter
Category: Website Design
ConnectOK.com

2002 Oklahoma AP Broadcasters Award
Category: Best TV Website
NewsOK.com

2002 Oklahoma SPJ Annual Award
Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists
Category: Best Web Site
NewsOK.com

2002 Oklahoma SPJ Annual Award
Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists
Category: Best Use of Informational Graphic
NewsOK.com


2005 Oklahoma City Gold Addy
The American Advertising Federation
Category: Newspaper Self-Promotion
The Oklahoman Archives

2001 Oklahoma City Gold Addy
The American Advertising Federation
Category: Website Design
Oklahoma Christian University

A complete list of 40 additional Addy Awards available upon request.