For the second year in a row the Lawrence Journal-World's website, LJWorld.com, was chosen in a prestigious national contest as having the best daily newspaper website of its size in the country.
Presented by Editor & Publisher, a newspaper industry trade journal, the EPPY Awards honor national and international news media websites across 31 categories. LJWorld.com won best daily newspaper site with under 1 million unique visitors per month.
"It's great to hear that LJWorld.com again has been honored by Editor & Publisher as the top news website of its size in the country," said Scott Stanford, general manager of The World Company's media division. "It's deserved recognition for our staff members, who work extremely hard to make sure the Journal-World remains an industry leader in digital news. I'm extremely proud of our talented team."
The World Company's KUsports.com and sports blog, The Newell Post, were also finalists for EPPYs this year. The World Company has won awards in previous years for WellCommons.com and sports and news videos.