MOSCOW (Sputnik) – RT will compete in the News & Information category neck and neck against BBC News, NBC News & Nightly News, ABC News and The New York Times.
"Being nominated for a Webby is the top level of recognition. This officially makes RT’s social media team one of the world’s best on the digital market," Kirill Karnovich-Valua, head of RT’s online projects, was quoted as saying on the television channel’s website.
RT’s digital projects, in particular the channel’s accounts on the Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Soundcloud and Coub platforms as well as the RT Play platform have been nominated by the Webby Awards.
"Testing new formats, mastering new platforms, experimenting with new ways of delivering RT content — this has always been a key element of our ‘new media’ strategy," Ivor Crotty, head of RT’s social media group, stressed.
The Webby Award winners will be announced by professional jury on April 26, 2016.