Belfast Telegraph website wins Best Regional Website with the Vizrt Online Suite

The annual Online Media Awards were held June 12th with the award for Best Regional Website going to the Belfast Telegraph.

The annual Online Media Awards were held in London June 12th with the award for Best Regional Website going to the Belfast Telegraph's online platform belfasttelegraph.co.uk

The award ceremony was held at Arsenal FC's Emirates Stadium and organized by media site The Drum. 

5 media sites along with several hyperlocal sites by UK national news organizations were in the running for the award. 

Belfast Telegraph is part of Independent News & Media PLC (INM), based in Dublin, Ireland with interest globally. In Ireland INM publishes 21 newspapers including the leading selling daily newspaper the in Republic of Ireland - The Irish Independent - and the leading selling newspaper in Northern Ireland - the Belfast Telegraph.  They also have a shareholding in APN Media in New Zealand.  INM has the highest trafficked news websites in Ireland and in total generate 60M+ Page impression per month and achieve 6M+ unique browsers per month.

Independent has been a customer of Vizrt since 2006. They have recently upgraded from Escenic Content Engine 4.3 to 5.4 and did a full redesign of 18 news websites in Ireland and Northern Ireland where they use one code-base for all their online newspapers and are now using the Widget Framework.