A huge week for The Independent! We’re delighted to be able to share three great pieces of news about The Independent – and to thank you, our partners, for contributing to our success and sharing our vision.
The Independent is pleased to record revenue with double-digit growth for the past financial year ending September 2022, making it the sixth consecutive year of profitable growth since going fully digital. The results reflect the impact of the business’ strategic focus on investing in the areas of international expansion, eCommerce and TV.
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The Drum Awards for Online Media took place on Wednesday, celebrating the best in journalism and online publishing.
And we are thrilled to say that The Independent picked up the big prize of the night: Brand of the Year. Open to all consumer and trade titles, the jury assessed the strength of the brand, and performance across The Independent site, app, social channels, live events, marketing and video.
The Highly Commended award for Publisher of the Year also went to The Independent, with Ignite a finalist in the Branded Content Team of the Year and Commercial Campaign of the Year categories.
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The Independent is proud to be the winner of the Best Diversification of Commercial Strategy gong at the AOP Digital Publishing Awards 2023, recognising the industry-leading work of its licensing and syndication division.
The award reflects the growth of non-advertising revenues for digital publishers and the innovative approaches that publishers are taking to create new commercial opportunities.
On the win, the AOP Digital Publishing Awards statement reads: “The jury was impressed with the innovative use of The Independent’s archive assets with Netflix and Ancestry.com – and they enjoyed the team’s foray into new territories and languages with their editorial coverage.”
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