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Announcing the Winners of the 17th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television

10
Sep

Announcing the Winners of the 17th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television

ITVT/TVOT is pleased to announce the WINNERS of the 17th annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television.

The Awards were presented on September 9th at a virtual ceremony at TVOT LIVE! You can watch a recording of the ceremony above.

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The Award for Most Significant Impact (i.e. honoring the company or organization that has had the most significant impact on the interactive and multiplatform TV industry as a whole over the past year) went to DISNEY+ and ZOOM.

The Award for Most Significant Newcomer (i.e. honoring the company or organization that was the most significant newcomer/breakthrough player of the past year) went to DISNEY+.

The Award for Most Significant Technology—Infrastructure (i.e. honoring the company or organization that launched the most innovative and disruptive television/video-infrastructure technology of the past year) went to PROJECT OAR.

The Award for Most Significant Technology—Advertising and Commerce (i.e. honoring the company or organization that launched the most innovative and disruptive advertising or tcommerce technology of the past year) went to WURL'S ADPOOL.

The Award for Most Significant Technology—Content (i.e. honoring the company or organization that launched the most innovative and disruptive content-related technology of the past year) went to PIXOTOPE.

The Award for Most Significant Technology—Measurement and Data (i.e. honoring the company or organization that launched the most innovative and disruptive measurement/attribution or data technology of the past year) went to INSCAPE and TVSQUARED.

The Award for Most Significant Content Offering (i.e. honoring the company or organization that created the most innovative and disruptive programming or content offering of the past year) went to ByteDance’s TIKTOK.

The Award for Most Significant Design, User Interface or User Experience (i.e. honoring the company or organization that created the most innovative and disruptive design or user interface/experience of the past year) went to NBCUniversal’s PEACOCK.

The Award for Achievement in Advanced Advertising (i.e. honoring the company or organization that demonstrated the greatest achievement in advanced advertising this past year) went to OPENAP.

The Award for Achievement in Measurement and Data (i.e. honoring the company or organization that demonstrated the greatest achievement in measurement/attribution or data this past year) went to INNOVID.

The Award for Achievement in News (i.e. honoring the company or organization that demonstrated the greatest achievement in television/video news this past year) went to STRINGR.

The Award for Achievement in Local Broadcasting (i.e. honoring the company or organization that demonstrated the greatest achievement in local broadcasting this past year) went to SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP.

The Award for Achievement in Streaming/OTT/CTV (i.e honoring the company or organization that demonstrated the greatest achievement in streaming, OTT or connected TV this past year) went to VIZIO SMARTCAST.

The Award for Achievement in Pay-TV (i.e. honoring the company or organization that demonstrated the greatest achievement in the pay-TV/MVPD space this past year) went to FUBOTV.

The Award for Corporate Leadership in the Coronavirus Era (i.e. honoring the company or organization that has demonstrated the most notable leadership in meeting the challenges posed by the Coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic) went to AXONISTA.

The Award for Individual Leadership in the Coronavirus Era (i.e. honoring individuals who have demonstrated the most notable leadership in meeting the challenges posed by the Coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic) went to BONNIE COMLEY and STEWART F. LANE, Co-Founders of BroadwayHD.

The Awards for *Individual Leadership (i.e. honoring individuals who have demonstrated notable leadership in the interactive/multiplatform TV industry over the past year, and whose efforts helped move that industry forward) went to JO KINSELLA, President of TVSquared, and JODIE MCAFEE, SVP of Sales and Marketing at Inscape (VIZIO).

The *ITV All-Star Award* (i.e. honoring an individual who has a long-term track record of leadership in the interactive multiplatform television industry, and who is an appropriate candidate for membership in an Interactive/Multiplatform TV Hall of Fame) went to STEVE REYNOLDS, President of Imagine Communications.

Congratulations to all the winners and finalists!