Nota Secures Two Awards at 2024 Next Challenge for Media & Journalism Awards

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Leader in assistive AI technology for journalism, Nota, won the Grand Prize and the NewsTech Category at the 2024 Next Challenge for Media & Journalism Awards

Competing against a field of over 400 entrants, Nota showcased the power of our assistive AI technology, designed to enhance journalistic practices. The Next Challenge for Media & Journalism Awards, sponsored by the Glen Nelson Center and American Public Media Group (APMG), recognizes startups poised to revolutionize media and journalism over the next decade.

A Prestigious Recognition

“This recognition is a testament to the hard work and creativity of our team,” said Joshua Brandau, CEO of Nota. “We’re honored to receive both the NewsTech category award and the Grand Prize. These accolades reinforce our commitment to assisting journalistic practices through tools that use the latest in machine learning and AI.”

Empowering Journalism with AI

Nota offers a range of AI-driven tools available as a CMS plug-in, a dashboard, and a browser extension. Our solutions enable partners to experience operational improvements including up to a 20% increase in page views,  53% reduction in content creation time, and  90% decrease in time required to generate newsletters and videos.

“We couldn’t be more excited about the technology we’re building, and The Next Challenge stands as a key platform to showcase how our efforts improve the industry today,” added Nota co-founder Evan Young. “We plan to use this recognition and prize money to drive innovation and product development, and enhance our offerings to better serve customers and partners.”

A Future-oriented Approach

Winning the Grand Prize and NewsTech Award at the 2024 Next Challenge for Media & Journalism signifies more than just accolades; it validates our vision for the future of journalism. With a share of over $100,000 in prize money, we will continue our mission of amplifying the impact human-authored narratives have through advanced AI tools.

Join Us on Our Journey

We invite you to follow our progress as we push the boundaries of what’s possible in journalism with AI. For more information about the awards, and to see a full list of winners, visit The Next Challenge. To learn more about our innovative solutions, visit Nota.

About Nota

Founded in 2022, Nota is dedicated to empowering newsrooms and media companies with cutting-edge AI tools essential for maintaining a well-informed society. Committed to innovation, integrity, and community-driven values, Nota supports journalists in telling impactful stories by making their workflows more efficient and their content more engaging.

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