diariodenavarra.es demonstrate it. You could have a small local newspaper and mantain a regular online graphics section. You don't need too much, they just have one person dedicated to it, coordination with print department and a website such complete as that one. They're not great interactive graphics as ntytimes.com multimedia features, but they do their job. Online graphics have the same tasks as print graphics: explain all that text and photos can't explain by themselves (and now, also video).
This depatment already got a Mallofiej bronze by a graphic about Itoiz dam. It's not spectacular, but effective. They'll grow. That's a first step.