Praetorian Digital Named 2017 FOLIO Eddie Award Finalist in 4 Categories

Three of Praetorian Digital's award-winning websites were recognized with nods in Best Article, Best Blog, Best Digital Magazine and Best Video

SAN FRANCISCO – Praetorian Digital, the leading digital media company in the public safety and local government market, today announced that it has been named a finalist in four categories for the 2017 FOLIO Eddie and Ozzie Awards, including Best Video for The largest media publishing awards program, the Eddies and Ozzies recognize the very best in editorial and design across the entire magazine and online media industry., FireRescue1 and were nominated in the following categories:

With an average of 5 million unique visitors per month and over 1.3 million registered members, Praetorian Digital’s web properties have become the leading online news and information resource for first responders and local government officials across the U.S. In addition, Praetorian holds a strong lead in social media for public safety with a Facebook community of more than 3 million fans.

“Domestic violence and women in the fire service are important topics and we are honored to be recognized for highlighting these critical issues," said Jon Hughes, Vice President of Content for Praetorian Digital. “While PoliceOne, FireRescue1 and EMS1 are recognized by name, these nominations represent a collective effort by all of our properties to provide top-notch editorial content to our audience of first responders."

In 2016, Praetorian received seven Eddie nominations, winning the award in two categories: Best Standalone Digital Magazine (, Best Video (

Winners of the Eddie and Ozzie Awards will be announced during an awards luncheon on Oct. 11, 2017 at the Hilton Midtown in New York City. The complete list of finalists can be found here.

About Praetorian Digital

Founded in 1999, Praetorian Digital is the leading digital media company in the public safety and local government market. Our properties are visited by more than 5 million public safety and local government officials every month and count over 1.3 million first responders and government personnel as members. Praetorian owns and operates,,,,, and as well as more than 15 topical websites providing resources ranging from accredited online training to grant funding assistance. We are deeply committed to providing cutting-edge information and resources that help first responders, government officials and military personnel better protect themselves and serve their communities. For more information, visit


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