Awards
8c. Magazines: Digital Magazines

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Awards may be given for exceptional magazines written and designed for the web or other digital platforms. Entered magazines may also have a print counterpart, though simple PDF versions of a print magazine posted on the web should not be entered. Magazines may be targeted for any audience—internal or external.

Entry Questions

Entry Instructions

Judging Criteria


Entry Questions
  • Title of entry.
  • Provide a concise summary of your entry. If your entry is selected for an award, your summary will be used in award-related materials. Please limit response to 250 words.
  • Briefly describe your institution/organization (type, enrollment FTE, mission).
  • List the names, titles and roles of primary staff contributors and note their significant contributions.
  • List your target audience(s) and how you addressed their needs, if applicable.
  • If outside vendors/consultants were used, please explain what role they played.
  • Why do you think your entry is distinctive? Entrants can emphasize budget, staff, challenges addressed, goals met, meeting the mission, serving the target audience or anything else that makes your entry worthy of an award. Please limit response to 500 words.
  • Describe your goals/objectives and how they were measured/met. If this is a recently launched program, describe your plans to evaluate it.
  • Frequency of magazine.
  • Total annual budget for the magazine program, including the cost of vendors/consultants (excluding salaries).
  • Please list all URLs and necessary passwords, if applicable.
  • Describe how design, content and navigation are noteworthy.
  • Number of unique visitors to your site annually.
  • Feel free to provide any additional information that clarifies the purpose and/or outcome of this work (including any comments about attachments).
  • So that we may recognize our winners through social media, please provide your institution's preferred @handle and/or #hashtag. (For example: @CASEAdvance #CASECOE).

Entry Instructions

Your magazine must be published two or more times a year.  Magazines must have been published between Jan. 1, 2018 and Dec. 31, 2018.

  1. Submit your completed entry online to CASE.  Include the URLs (and passwords if needed) of two different issues of your magazine for viewing online.  Make sure the URL listed on your entry form is correct. Websites that cannot be accessed using the submitted URL will be disqualified.
  2. Your entry form and any supporting documents must be submitted online no later than March 1, 2019. This category will be reviewed electronically. However, please print your entry application for your records.

Judging Criteria

Grand Gold, Gold, Silver and Bronze awards may be given for exceptional magazines written and designed for the web or other digital platforms.

The judges will specifically look at:

  • Content and appropriate writing for the Web or other digital platform
  • Design/Navigation
  • Usability
  • Innovation
  • Understanding of target audience(s)
  • Budget and use of available resources
  • Results


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