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The SpaceStation's News24 wins prestigious publisher award's digital news platform, News24, one of the platforms proudly represented by The SpaceStation, was recognised as Best Publisher at the annual Bookmarks Awards, held in Johannesburg last week. There were 16 winners in The SpaceStation's network, including News24, Netwerk24, W24, Daily Sun and NetNuus.
The SpaceStation's News24 wins prestigious publisher award
Gustav Goosen, CEO of The SpaceStation says, “The results from this year’s Bookmarks are exceptional, well done to all our hard working team members and our colleagues at”

Mike van Eck, Business Development Team Lead says: “We have shown we are consistently first to market with innovative, industry leading options and we work closely with clients to find solutions to their business objectives. We are lucky to be able to utilise these award-winning platforms, along with their highly valuable audiences and our creative approach, to deliver innovative strategies”.

Gustav adds that the Bookmarks are the only local awards that recognise the increasing quality and value of digital publishing and marketing in South Africa. “They are a vital benchmark tool for our industry and an effective way to encourage growth and development, which is why it is wonderful to see the platforms on our network acknowledged in this way,” he added.

The 16 awards were for the following categories:
  • Best Publisher – News24
  • Craft – News or Feature Writing – Craft Gold for Netwerk24’s Die stil activis
  • Craft – News or Feature Writing – Craft Silver for News24’s King Hlaudi’s rise to power
  • Publisher sites – Silver for Netwerk24’s Lessons from behind the paywall
  • Publisher sites – Gold for
  • Specialist Publisher sites – Bronze for W24
  • Mobile Publications – Gold for News24 Elections 2016
  • Mobile Publications – Silver for News24
  • Social Media Publications – Bronze for Daily Sun
  • Publisher Apps - Silver for NetNuus
  • Publisher Apps – News24 Elections
  • Publisher Apps – Silver for News24 App
  • Special Features – Bronze for News24’s Matric Results service
  • Online News Video – Silver for News24 Video
  • Live Event Coverage – Silver for News24’s Election 2016 coverage
  • Live Event Coverage – Silver for News24’s video coverage of #FeesMustFall

22 Mar 2017 10:05