Jan. 16, 2013
TODAY, official U.S. representative to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, announces the kickoff of the 2013 U.S. Young Lions competitions. Through this annual competition
TODAY identifies emerging American creative talent and celebrates them on a global stage.
TODAY will administer four
competitions – Cyber, Film, Media and Print. The winning U.S. teams will be sponsored to compete at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity as "TEAM
" against the most talented and creative young professionals in the world. The competitions are open to teams of two young professionals under the age of 28 employed by an advertising company or agency, or media company in the U.S. The competitions will run from January through May. The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Festival is
June 16-22, 2013
All registration and competition details can be found at
.The deadline for registration is
February 7, 2013
6:00 p.m. ET
Thank you to our participating U.S. Young Lion Sponsors: Digitas for Cyber; and Pereira & O'Dell for Film.
TODAY sponsors the Print competition.
TODAY is a multi-platform news and information media company. Founded in 1982,
TODAY's mission is to serve as a forum for better understanding and unity to help make the
truly one nation. Through its unique visual storytelling,
TODAY delivers high-quality and engaging content across print, digital, social and video platforms. An innovator of news and information,
TODAY reflects the pulse of the nation and serves as the host of the American conversation – today, tomorrow and for decades to follow.
TODAY, the nation's number one newspaper in print circulation with an average of nearly 1.8 million daily, and USATODAY.com, an award-winning newspaper website launched in 1995, reach a combined 6.6 million readers daily.
TODAY is a leader in mobile applications with more than 16 million downloads on mobile devices.
TODAY is owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI).