Awards & Recognition


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Interest Media has been singled out for awards based on the company, the values, and the immense talent of the employees. Interest Media allows you to work in an ever-learning and evolving ecosystem that enables you to develop and further your career while working with managers who value your ideas, while mentoring and motivating you to achieve your best through exciting challenges that make each day a fast-paced learning adventure.


Great Place to Work certification badge - 2023

Great Place to Work Certified • 2023

Interest Media is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work® for the first time. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at Interest Media. This year, 94% of employees said it’s a great place to work – 37 points higher than the average U.S. company.

Ingrams Magazine, Best Companies to Work For 2023

Best Companies to Work For • 2023

Ingram’s Magazine in Kansas City recently issued a list of the Best Companies to Work For in the Kansas City area and Interest Media was chosen as one of the best small companies to work for.

Mobile Web Awards 2023

Mobile Web Awards • 2023

We are extremely honored to have received the 2023 Mobile Web Award for the Best Mobile Advertising Website for the second year in a row. This is Interest Media’s third award from the Web Marketing Association for their website design.

Web Awards • 2023

We are extremely honored to have received the 2023 Web Award for the Best Media Website. A great deal of work went into the design and construction of the Interest Media website, so it is very exciting to see our marketing team’s hard work and dedication publicly recognized. This is Interest Media’s second award from the Web Marketing Association.

Data Trust Collective Certification • 2023

Interest Media has been certified by the Data Trust Collective as one of the absolute leaders in data integrity and accuracy. The Data Trust Collective is an organization that seeks to promote the responsible use of audience data in digital marketing. The organization certifies companies that meet its stringent standards for both data accuracy and security.

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KC Chamber Small Business Superstar • 2023

This is the third year for the Chamber’s Small Business Superstar program. People from across the Metro submitted their favorite businesses, which are recognized by the Chamber as Superstars.

Mobile Web Awards • 2022

Mobile Web Award for Outstanding Achievement in mobile development in the categories for Best Advertising Mobile Website and Best Media Mobile Website.

Awwwards Nomination • 2022

The awards that recognize the talent and effort of the best web designers, developers and agencies in the world.

In the News

Kansas City's Advertising Agencies and Digital Marketing Firms • Kansas City Business Journal

September 2023

[Excerpt] Interest Media has ranked #23 on this year’s list of advertising and digital marketing firms in Kansas City. Top List ranking recognition from the Kansas City Business Journal further increases the firm’s credibility as well as brand awareness, plus showcases the company as an industry leader.

How KC’s Interest Media became one of the nation’s best places to work • The Pitch KC

April 2023

[Excerpt] Opening a successful digital marketing company—or any company, for that matter—is a mighty endeavor. Now, imagine attempting it just as a global pandemic is getting underway. Such was the case for Matt Hoggatt, who started Interest Media in early 2020. “With the world closed down, what better time to start a company?” the CEO says.

3 Essential Design Trends • Web Designer Depot

November 2022

[Excerpt] Interest Media uses a video reel that slowly zooms even further out. The image is lovely, and with the text overlay is easy to read and understand. It almost feels like you are walking backward on the bridge in the video.

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