Light Reading, & The Connected Car Awarded 5 Hermes Creative Awards

New York, NY - (NewMediaWire) - June 13, 2018 - Light Reading (, the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, along with its sister publications ( and The Connected Car ( received five Hermes Creative Awards.

The Hermes Digital Awards is an international competition, judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media. The Hermes Creative Awards has grown to one of the largest of its kind, generating more than 6,500 entries in 2018.

The awards won included:

·  Platinum Award for The Connected Car Website (

·  Gold Award for The Podcast: Live From Barcelona (

·  Gold Award for The Light Reading Video: How Can Cable Stay #WOKE? (

·  Honorable Mention for the Light Reading Event Video: The Reality of VR Video @ 2018 NAB Show (

·  Honorable Mention for the Light Reading Documentary: Digital India Is Coming… but When? (

"We are thrilled to receive this recognition for the work we are doing at Light Reading, and The Connected Car," said Jonathan Keller, managing director of Light Reading. "We strive to launch original and creative products and communities, and we appreciate the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals honoring us for this."


Launched in 2001, ( is a highly respected and independent news portal covering the latest technological advancements and market trends, focusing on the key business and technology issues facing the industry today. Our impartial investigation of industry activity is supplemented by regular in-depth features, executive interviews and opinion pieces. Our website attracts 86,000-plus unique monthly visitors and our daily newsletter is delivered to over 47,500 key decision-makers in the global telecoms industry. Our annual awards show, The Global Telecoms Awards, shines a spotlight on the industry's most innovative companies and recognizes innovation and excellence across the board.

About The Connected Car

The Connected Car ( is a laser-focused, ever-evolving community resource for the leaders, innovators and stakeholders driving today's global automotive industry. The Connected Car allows the decision makers of the connected and autonomous vehicle industry to crowdsource the critical intelligence they need to achieve competitive edge and formulate effective business strategies. With a combination of reporting, webinars, instructional videos, moderated message boards, case studies, research and analysis, this community unites the connected vehicle ecosystem, from OEMs to Tier1 suppliers, semiconductors/RFs to insurance carriers, enterprise fleet to technology and  commercial trucking to CSPs.

About Light Reading

Light Reading ( combines its research-led online communities and targeted events portfolio to help those in the global communications industry make informed decisions. is the ultimate source for telecom analysis for more than 400,000 subscribers each month, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content and reputation. Light Reading produces targeted communications events and focused one-day and two-day conferences each year for cable, mobile and wireline executives.

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