Saturday, February 08, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter Launches Dedicated Awards Section

The Hollywood Reporter Launches Dedicated Awards Section

Awards Section Features News, Media, Nominees Guide, Ballot, & Crowdsourced Predictions

The Hollywood Reporter Awards Section Harnesses Power of BING for Exclusive Awards Search & Ballot

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Hollywood Reporter announced the launch of its dedicated awards section to provide complete coverage of the Academy Awards along with exclusive, Bing-powered interactive features. The awards section can be found at

"With constantly updated coverage, rich photos and video, and all the best news and insight from The Hollywood Reporter, the site offers readers a chance to experience the excitement of the awards season in Hollywood from anywhere in the world," said Janice Min Co-President/Chief Creative Officer of the Entertainment Group of Guggenheim Media.

"At Bing, we are incredibly excited to work with The Hollywood Reporter to help everyone find what they need faster and easier when it comes to award season," says Craig Beilinson, Director of Communications for Bing. "With the insight, depth, and beautiful photography from The Hollywood Reporter along with Bing's ability to deliver the information people need, together we can provide a fun experience online and share what's trending from the people who care most about the Oscars."

The awards section also provides exclusive interactive features powered by Bing, including the "Search on Bing" integrated search to seamlessly access a full array of biographical information, photos and news on the nominees. Starting Feb. 3, users can vote for their own awards picks with the Bing-powered social ballot, which uses crowdsourced data to generate predictive assessments of 2014 winners.

The Hollywood Reporter awards section offers the latest Academy Awards news, as well as a complete guide to this year's contenders with stats, bios and photos and video clips from The Hollywood Reporter's legendary Roundtables series. In addition, the section will host the Feinberg's Picks, edited by THR's Awards Analyst Scott Feinberg to offer weekly award category forecasting and access to groundbreaking analysis

About The Hollywood Reporter
The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard comprise the Entertainment Group of Guggenheim Media. The Hollywood Reporter is the entertainment industry's flagship media brand. With in-depth reporting, analysis, unprecedented access, world-class photography and video, and feature exclusives, The Hollywood Reporter is the definitive source for breaking entertainment and business news.

Founded in 1930 as a trade-only publication, The Hollywood Reporter reached an all-time high of 13.2 million individuals worldwide online in December 2013, and over 224,000 readers in its weekly magazine, delivering news to an audience of industry power players and consumers deeply invested in entertainment content. The Hollywood Reporter's platforms include an award-winning weekly magazine, dynamic web and mobile sites, festival and awards season apps, tablet, iPad editions, social media, and branded events.

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