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South China Morning Post tops haul with nine winning entries at 20th Asian Media Awards

2021-07-22. Now in their 20th year, WAN-IFRA’s Asian Media Awards aim to promote the highest publishing standards in the fields of newspaper and magazine design, infographics, editorial content, marketing, community service, revenue diversification and photojournalism.

by Vincent Peyrègne vincent.peyregne@wan-ifra.org | July 22, 2021

Several major Asian news publishers won big at this year’s WAN-IFRA Asian Media Awards. They are among the 34 media companies from 9 countries that took part in this year’s competition.

South China Morning Post – 9 awards
Magazine Cover Design – Gold, Silver
Breaking News Article – Gold, Silver
Feature Article – Silver
Covid-19 Reporting – Silver
Newspaper Infographics – Gold. Silver, Bronze

India Today Group – 5 awards
News Photography – Gold, Silver
Feature Photography – Gold, Bronze
Covid-19 related Photography – Silver

Nikkei Inc. – 4 awards
Magazine Cover Design – Bronze
Feature Article – Gold
Covid-19 Reporting – Gold, Bronze

Kompas Daily Newspaper – 3 awards
Newspaper Front Page Design – Gold
Covid-19 related Photography – Bronze
Newspaper Marketing – Bronze

Singapore Press Holdings – 3 awards
Breaking News Article – Bronze
Feature Article – Bronze
Feature Photography – Silver

This year’s competition also saw first-time winners in Khaleej Times, Arab News, Rashtradoot, VnExpress, kumparan.

Three new categories were introduced this year:

  • Best in Covid-19 Reporting which recognises an article or a series of articles covering findings and reports relating to the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Best Covid-19-related Photography which recognises work which best captures key moments in the Covid-19 pandemic. This replaces the previous Sport Photography category
  • Best Revenue Diversification Project/Product/Service which recognises new innovative projects/products/services which engage audiences and increase media brand awareness while creating a new and sustainable revenue stream.

For the full list of winners, visit https://wanifraevents.eventsair.com/asian-media-awards/winners-2021

Contact and Inquiries

Wilson Leong
Operations Manager
WAN-IFRA Asia Pacific
wilson.leong@wan-ifra.org
Tel: +65 8182 1709

Vincent Peyrègne

Vincent Peyrègne took up duties as Chief Executive Officer of WAN-IFRA in 2012. Prior to joining WAN-IFRA, he was Head of Development at Edipresse in Switzerland with responsibility for audience insights and editorial marketing research and product development, before joining the office of the French Ministry of Culture and Communication as senior adviser to the Minister.

vincent.peyregne@wan-ifra.org

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