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Kentucky Governor's Website Wins Members' Choice Award

Gov. Bevin's Website Recognized for Excellence in Web Design and Innovation

FRANKFORT, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gov. Matt Bevin's website (governor.ky.gov) was named State/Federal Members' Choice in the 2017 Pinnacle Awards competition from the National Association of Government Web Professionals (NAGW).

The website, designed in partnership with the Governor's Office, Red7e and Kentucky Interactive (aka Kentucky.gov), was chosen for its excellence in Web design and innovation. Kentucky Interactive worked closely with the Governor's Office to implement, develop, and maintain the site, at no cost to the Governor's Office.

"Gov. Bevin's website is just one of many great ways for constituents to have full access to the latest news and initiatives of the administration," said Communications Director Amanda Stamper. "We are honored to be chosen for this award that recognizes the value of forward-thinking, innovative website design."

The 2017 NAGW Pinnacle Awards recognize the best in city, county, state, and federal government websites, as well as achievements in microsite and special site features.

Entries are judged by a group of Web professionals from various industries. Each entry is given a score based on the website's content, organization, design, performance and flexibility, accessibility standards, interactivity, and the entrant's team size. Winners are selected based on their overall score.

About Kentucky.gov

Kentucky.gov is the official government Web portal of the Commonwealth of Kentucky (www.kentucky.gov). Kentucky.gov is a collaborative effort between the Commonwealth of Kentucky and Kentucky Interactive, LLC. Frankfort-based Kentucky Interactive provides a secure, mobile-friendly platform that allows government agencies of any size to conduct business online and improve public access to information. Kentucky Interactive is part of firm NIC's (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies.

About NIC

Founded in 1992, NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is celebrating 25 years as the nation's premier provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government interactions more accessible for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more than 13,000 digital government services for more than 5,500 federal, state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the ground-breaking digital government personal assistant, Gov2Go, delivering citizens personalized reminders and a single access point for government interactions. More information is available at www.egov.com.

About Red7e

Red7e (https://www.red7e.com/) is a full-service branding, advertising and digital marketing agency based in Louisville. The firm is widely recognized for its striking creative messaging for large and small organizations operating in a wide variety of fields. The 2017 Pinnacle Award is one of hundreds of national, regional, and local awards for which Red7e's work has been recognized over the past 15 years. Red7e's reputation extends to its strength in strategic brand positioning, digital and traditional media planning and execution, graphic design, multiple media production capabilities, as well as website design and social media marketing.

Contact:

Kentucky.gov
Jessica Burke, 502-875-3733 x127
Jess@kentucky.gov
or
Governor's Office
Woody Maglinger, 502-564-2611
Woody.Maglinger@ky.gov

@kygov
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