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PBS, Member Stations and Producers Score a Combined 11 Webby Nominations and 18 Honoree Recognitions

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On April 7, the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) announced the nominees of the 19th Annual Webby Awards – the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. PBS, member stations and producers received a combined 11 Webby Award nominations and 18 Honoree designations in the categories listed below.

Cast your vote for the best of the web for the People’s Voice now through April 23, 2015. Winners will be announced April 27, 2015. The 19th Annual Webby Awards ceremony will be held May 18, 2015.

PBS NOMINEES

Mobile Sites & Apps
Best Streaming Video – PBS KIDS Video App

Online Film & Video
Documentary: Series – POV Interactive Documentaries
How-To & DIY – PBS Digital Studios "Shanks FX"
Science & Education – PBS Digital Studios
Variety – PBS Online Film Festival

Websites
Media Streaming – PBS KIDS
Youth – PBS KIDS
Youth – Sesame Street - PBS Kids


PBS HONOREES

Mobile Sites & Apps
Family & Kids – Cyberchase Shape Quest App

Online Film & Video
Animation – PBS Digital Studios "Blank on Blank"
Documentary: Individual Episode – POV "Empire"
Reality – PBS Digital Studios "Makin' Friends with Ryan Miller"
Science & Education – NOVA "Knotty Thrills"
Variety – PBS Digital Studios / PBS Parents "Full-Time Kid"
Best Use of Interactive Video – POV Interactive Documentaries
How-to & DIY – PBS Parents "Farm to Table Family"
Science & Education– PBS Digital Studios "Crash Course"

Social
Education & Discovery – PBS This Day in History
News & Information – PBS NEWSHOUR #NewsHourChats

Websites
Religion & Spirituality – Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
Best Home Page – PBS KIDS
Best Use of Photography – NATURE


PBS PRODUCER NOMINEES

Mobile Sites & Apps
Education & Reference – NOVA's The Elements App
Entertainment – Ken Burns App

Websites
Games – Sesame Street Games


PBS PRODUCER HONOREES

Mobile Sites & Apps
Best Practices – Sesame Street website
Family & Kids – Sesame Street Go app

Online Film & Video
Science & Education – Sesame Street YouTube Channel

Websites
Best User Interface – Sesame Street Games