Best Newspaper Front Page Design
Best Magazine Cover Design
This award will be presented to entries that achieve powerful impact in the magazine cover page. The judges will be looking for pages clearly showing a brilliant treatment of a scoop or unique take on a breaking or feature story, incorporated with captivating headline, creative design style and best use of photographs.
Best Breaking News Article (Non Covid-19-related)
This award recognizes articles published in a publication’s regular section or in a special section, that demonstrate high standards of reporting and writing for exploring a topic or issue of significance. (Submitted articles must be published within 24 hours of the event)
Best Feature Article (Non Covid-19-related)
This award recognizes articles published in a publication’s regular section or in a special section, that demonstrate high standards of reporting and writing for exploring a topic or issue of significance.
Best in Covid-19 Reporting (last season)
This award recognises an article or a series of articles covering findings and reports relating to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Best Newspaper Infographics
This award aims to recognize excellence in design, usefulness and clarity of information conveyed in both breaking news and non-breaking news in newspaper infographics.
Best Magazine Infographics
Best News Photography (Non Covid-19-related)
Includes the coverage of general news events (for which advance planning was possible) as well as spot news events (for which no advance planning was possible). The possible element of risk implied in the shooting and/or the picture’s timeliness will receive a special appreciation
Best Feature Photography (Non Covid-19-related)
A picture depicting a lifestyle or a special interest news and demonstrating a profound understanding of a given topic as well as high visual qualities.
Best Sport Photography
An image that captures the competitive spirit and tenacity of either an individual sportsman/sportswoman or the collective efforts of a team. Sports related feature pictures other than game action such as crowd cheering, judges, and fans will also be recognized.
Best Covid-19-related Photography
This special category recognises work which best captures key moments in the Covid-19 pandemic.
This award will recognize successful campaigns for marketing the news publishing company’s brand or image to readers in order to increase circulation and subscriptions to the print product and the overall media brand awareness.
This award aims to acknowledge the most innovative and valuable efforts by the media company to be of service to its community. Judges take in account the merits of such social programs, the effectiveness of its marketing, involvement of the community and the successful delivery of its objectives.
Amid declining circulation and fall in advertising, news publishers are launching alternative products and services to make up for lost revenue and broaden their business base. This award recognises new innovative news related projects/products/services which engage audiences and increase media brand awareness while creating a new and sustainable revenue stream.This award aims to acknowledge innovation and valuable efforts by the media company to come out with new product/service to offer to its audiences.