The Times, Guardian and Wall Street Journal among Online Media Awards nominations

The nominations have been revealed for the Online Media Awards

Some of the biggest names in journalism including Mail Online, the BBC and Wall Street Journal have today been announced among the finalists for this year's Online Media Awards.

The Times leads the way with 15 nominations while The Sunday Times has eight and The Guardian seven. You can see the full list of nominations in each category below.

While the shortlist features global names such as Yahoo, the Huffington Post and the New York Times, the awards will also recognise regional and niche sites with the likes of the Manchester Evening News, Wales Online and Bristol 24/7 competing for awards.

The awards, now in their second year, are organised by The Drum and supported by Press Association, Society of Editors, NUJ and Hold the Front Page.

Gordon Young, editor of The Drum, said: "This year's nominations truly reflect the rapid development and investment in the online side of the newspaper publishing business.

"They provide strong evidence that publishers are really beginning to understand the online dynamic."

The winners will be announced at a ceremony at the Emirates Stadium in London on Thursday 21 June. For more information visit www.onlinemediaawards.net

Website of the Year (Grand Prix)

Announced at the Awards ceremony in June.

Chairman’s Awards

Chosen by the chairman of the judging panel, Noel Young as his personal favourite and announced at the Awards ceremony in June

Best Brand Development

Emap

For Student Nursing Times

The Times

Best Campaigning / Investigative Journalism

Exaro News

International Business Times UK

Press Gazette

The Sunday Times

The Times

Best Commentary/Blogging

Channel 4 News

For FactCheck

The Huffington Post UK

New Statesman

Reuters Breakingviews

Trinity Mirror Regionals

For Dale Street Associates

The Times

Best Commercial Innovation

Mindful Money

Newsquest South west London

For School Correspondents

The Times

Best Designed site

Red Online

The Sunday Times

Thomson Reuters Foundation

For AlertNet - The World's Humanitarian News Site

The Times

For The Times iPad app

Trinity Mirror Regionals

For WalesOnline

Best Local/Regional News Site

belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Bristol24-7

thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk

Leedsstudent.org

thelincolnite.co.uk

liverpoolecho.co.uk

Manchester Evening News

Northcliffe Digital

for www.thisiscornwall.co.uk

southwalesargus.co.uk

walesonline.co.uk

Best National News Site

The Guardian

The Sunday Times

The Times

Best Site for news-led Journalism

BBC News website

Los Angeles Times

The Guardian

Mail Online

New York Times

Sky News

The Sun

The Sunday Times

Telegraph

The Times

Wall St Journal

Washington Post

Best Specialist Site for Journalism

theartsdesk.com

Bloomberg

The Economist

Financial Times

Guardian Datastore

International Network of Street Papers

Nature News and comment

Press Gazette

Wired

Reuters Breakingviews

Red Online

Best Technical Innovation

The Guardian

For iPad edition

Financial Times

For FT web app

Newsquest South west London

For Croydon Guardian e-Xtra

The Times

For The Times Word Nerd

Best Twitter feed

BBC News

For @BBCBreaking

Comic Relief

For @sportrelief

The Guardian

For Paul Lewis @paullewis

Nature Publishing Group

For @NatureNews

Yahoo!

For @YahooOmgUK

The Times

For @timesfashion

The Sunday Times

For @TheSTStyle

Best Use of Crowd Sourcing or Citizen Journalism

BBC News website

For BBC UGC hub for Syria protests

Blottr

For the people powered news service

The Guardian

For Guardian coverage of the England riots

Mindful Money

The Times

For The Times' Cities Fit for Cycling

Best use of Photography

The Times

The Sunday Times

Best Use of Social Media

AOL Huffington Post Media Group

Company Magazine

The Guardian

Press Gazette

Metro

South Wales Argus

The Times

Best Video Journalism

BBC News

IOP Publishing

For Physics World

Thomson Reuters Foundation

The Times

The Sunday Times

Digital Writer of the Year

Andrew Pugh

Press Gazette

Murad Ahmed

The Times

Online Editor of the Year

Ananyo Bhattacharya

Chief Online Editor

Nature News & Comment

Carla Buzasi

Editor-in-chief

AOL Huffington Post Media Group

Carrie Tyler

Editor

ELLEuk.com

Dominic Ponsford

Editor

Press Gazette

Gordon Thomson

Editor

The Sunday Times

Jon Bernstein

Deputy Editor

New Statesman

Tom Whitwell

Online Editor

The Times

Steve Herrmann

Editor

BBC News website