Ninth Annual Magnum Opus Awards Recognize Excellence in Content Marketing

RALEIGH, N.C. – July 31, 2012 – i360Gov, a network of media properties providing government policy, business and technology news and analysis, announced today that it has received Gold and Silver Awards for Best Feature Article at the Ninth Annual Magnum Opus Awards. Presented by Content Marketing Institute and ContentWise, the Magnum Opus Awards evaluate and celebrate the very best in content marketing. The 2012 winners were announced July 28 with i360Gov Proof Points: Tracking the Use of Private Clouds winning the Gold Award for Best Feature Article and i360Gov Special Report: A New IT Consolidation Mantra winning the Silver Award for Best Feature Article in the digital media category. This is the second consecutive year that i360Gov has been recognized for excellence in content marketing as the company received a Silver Award and Honorable Mention for Best Editorial in a New Publication at last year’s 2011 Magnum Opus Awards.

“It’s an honor to win two new 2012 Magnum Opus Awards and to be recognized for our work for the second year in a row,” said Jon Morton, i360Gov’s founder and CEO. “These esteemed awards validate our content delivery platform and business model as well as encourage us to continue our quest to deliver the most significant breaking news, technology trends and best practices to government readers, while helping our business partners achieve their strategic advertising, branding and thought leadership objectives.”

Founded in 2004 by McMurry, Inc., the Magnum Opus Awards are open to companies across the globe and honor excellence among communications, design and publishing professionals doing exceptional work in every area of content-delivery, including print, online, traditional and social media. Over 500 entries were judged this year based on a defined set of criteria specific to their category with Grand, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Honorable Mention Awards bestowed upon winning entrants.

“Magnum Opus Awards are equivalent to the Academy Awards for the custom media world, and i360Gov has managed to win recognition for its great work, which stands out even among the biggest, most successful advertising, marketing and publishing giants in the world,” said Barbara DePompa, i360Gov contributing editor and author of both of this year’s award-winning reports.

About i360Gov
i360Gov is an intelligent network of websites and e-newsletters designed to keep busy government business and technology leaders expertly informed while saving them time. Comprised of six topic-specific news channels, each functioning as its own website, along with a comprehensive line-up of e-newsletters, the i360Gov network delivers daily news, analysis and perspective regarding government’s largest and most important initiatives in an interactive online environment. Learn more at

About The Magnum Opus Awards
The ContentWise Magnum Opus Awards are the leading custom media awards program recognizing excellence in editorial, design and strategy for organizations using print and online publications as well as social media in their content marketing efforts. Visit to learn more and see the complete list of 2012 winners.

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2012 Magnum Opus Awards

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