The New York Times’ Snowfall interactive feature set a new benchmark for visual storytelling late last year.

Since then a raft of visual and data journalism has found its way to our screens, pushing the boundaries of what is possible on digital platforms today.

On Saturday, October 19, The Online News Association will announce the winners of its annual awards for the best examples of digital storytelling .

Below is a list of the finalists, in alphabetical order:

KNIGHT AWARD FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

GENERAL EXCELLENCE IN ONLINE JOURNALISM, SMALL

GENERAL EXCELLENCE IN ONLINE JOURNALISM, MEDIUM

GENERAL EXCELLENCE IN ONLINE JOURNALISM, LARGE

GANNETT FOUNDATION AWARD FOR TECHNICAL INNOVATION IN THE SERVICE OF DIGITAL JOURNALISM

BREAKING NEWS, SMALL

BREAKING NEWS, MEDIUM

BREAKING NEWS, LARGE

PLANNED NEWS/EVENTS, SMALL

PLANNED NEWS/EVENTS, MEDIUM

PLANNED NEWS/EVENTS, LARGE

EXPLANATORY REPORTING, SMALL

EXPLANATORY REPORTING, MEDIUM

EXPLANATORY REPORTING, LARGE

TOPICAL REPORTING, SMALL

TOPICAL REPORTING, MEDIUM

TOPICAL REPORTING, LARGE

ONLINE COMMENTARY, SMALL

ONLINE COMMENTARY, MEDIUM

ONLINE COMMENTARY, LARGE

FEATURE, SMALL

FEATURE, MEDIUM

FEATURE, LARGE

STUDENT PROJECTS, SMALL

STUDENT PROJECTS, LARGE

GANNETT FOUNDATION AWARD FOR INNOVATIVE INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM, SMALL

GANNETT FOUNDATION AWARD FOR INNOVATIVE INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM, MEDIUM

GANNETT FOUNDATION AWARD FOR INNOVATIVE INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM, LARGE

GANNETT FOUNDATION AWARD FOR WATCHDOG JOURNALISM

[via Online News Asscociation]