Nominations for the 2018 Webby Awards were announced this week and several of teams from Gizmodo Media Group, The Onion, and FUSION are up for awards, including four nominations for podcasting:


PODCASTS

Lifehacker’s popular podcast The Upgrade was nominated in the Best Lifestyle category (vote here) and Deadspin was nominated in the Best Sports category for Deadcast (vote here). In addition, Jezebel’s politics podcast Big Time Dicks and pop culture pod DirtCast were named honorees in the news & politics and arts & culture categories respectively.

The Onion’s first podcast series A Very Fatal Murder was nominated in two categories: Best Writing (vote here) and Best Comedy Podcast (vote here).


VIDEO & FILM

Several video series from across the portfolio were also recognized with nominations: Endangered in the Travel & Adventure category (vote here), The Shape of Music in the Video Channels & Networks-Music category (vote here), Residente: Prison Tour in the Music-General category (vote here), and I Stood Up to Hate in the Public Service & Activism-Video Channels & Networks category (vote here).

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WEBSITES

The Root was named an honoree in the News & Politics category and Jezebel was named an honoree in the Cultural Blog/Website category.

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ADVERTISING, MEDIA, & PR

Studio@Gizmodo was named an honoree in the Products & Services category for the launch of Catapult in conjunction with Intel.

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SOCIAL

Rise Up was named an honoree in the Best Photography & Graphics category.